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This page includes filings from the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) website and from volunteers. Not all filings represent ad buys, and the data collected is not complete. Stations don't file on weekends.
Click on a state name to see filings there. Last update: 8:25 a.m., Oct. 24.

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STATE Stations All ad filings Non-candidates President Senate US House State Local
Florida
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78 27775 8615 2461 1206 3538 10422 952
Pennsylvania
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42 18856 4136 234 1861 1757 10153 544
Michigan
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42 18738 9732 46 2405 1813 3673 258
North Carolina
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40 16517 8914 962 2530 857 2127 230
Ohio
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40 14647 4312 1499 1562 709 4862 1061
Texas
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122 14390 1107 0 638 637 9713 1391
California
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100 13893 5362 0 296 3273 1895 1701
Wisconsin
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36 13410 5156 520 675 983 5632 36
Iowa
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26 13385 6267 0 2336 1781 2388 89
Colorado
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27 12918 4686 1421 2517 1670 1242 31
Georgia
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36 12748 3605 0 3088 1761 3437 83
Virginia
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30 11617 3719 1098 2923 1013 2594 50
Illinois
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36 10960 2364 0 1029 2223 4357 237
New York
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49 10235 2421 1 813 1447 3270 1481
Missouri
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32 10001 3262 6 1536 1246 3018 788
Arizona
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27 9693 4234 0 303 1804 2421 107
Arkansas
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21 9502 5340 0 1385 250 1800 48
Hawaii
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23 9188 3593 0 592 1871 2569 79
Minnesota
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24 8875 3329 38 2449 1751 955 28
Oregon
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26 8755 3628 0 2071 720 1405 444
Nevada
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17 8685 3038 804 670 901 1659 1419
Massachusetts
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18 8225 2388 413 1644 1047 2125 382
Kentucky
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22 5740 1939 48 1999 213 648 517
Louisiana
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32 5589 1999 0 2371 366 291 333
Kansas
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23 5570 2026 0 1049 715 1007 33
Tennessee
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37 5084 1247 7 1001 736 1130 744
South Dakota
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17 5041 1715 7 2133 56 816 0
District of Columbia
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6 4901 2064 417 450 116 1604 47
Maine
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10 4687 813 0 1351 401 1277 15
West Virginia
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15 4411 1265 0 1135 865 317 88
South Carolina
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23 4365 1293 197 648 231 1755 36
Alabama
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36 4215 306 0 15 118 3255 110
Indiana
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31 4176 926 1 847 529 1353 340
North Dakota
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20 3737 1335 0 541 592 893 35
New Mexico
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21 3662 925 0 943 350 1216 155
Connecticut
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9 3490 954 0 669 695 1164 3
Washington
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27 3406 1185 0 167 573 933 283
Montana
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19 3339 551 0 924 1615 33 129
New Hampshire
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5 3038 1258 181 375 675 296 126
Alaska
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13 3001 1399 0 1170 33 238 81
Nebraska
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20 2492 702 0 224 148 986 4
Maryland
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10 2121 329 3 265 178 1112 182
Oklahoma
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24 1728 245 5 236 276 821 114
Rhode Island
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4 1712 35 0 70 17 1307 239
Utah
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13 1368 611 0 22 560 71 89
Vermont
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5 1198 468 7 44 242 415 0
Idaho
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14 1000 81 0 41 3 815 7
Mississippi
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25 779 148 0 270 65 24 81
Wyoming
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13 162 35 0 16 2 29 10
New Jersey
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11 98 5 0 0 0 66 2
Delaware
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1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Prior to July 1, 2014, only ABC, CBS, Fox and NBC affiliates in the top 50 TV markets were required to make their files public online. After July 1, 2014, all stations are uploading their files.