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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: 8:45 p.m., May 2.

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STATE Stations All ad filings Non-candidates President Senate US House State Local
Florida
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78 38574 13164 3357 1407 4069 13801 2151
Pennsylvania
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42 32086 7387 1298 3360 2572 14815 2343
Iowa
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26 28350 13248 5945 2811 2314 3289 195
Michigan
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42 25361 13164 1340 2687 2106 4798 365
Ohio
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40 24261 7978 2593 1795 1045 7317 2810
Texas
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122 22476 2130 554 801 1186 13039 3635
North Carolina
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40 21110 10851 1521 3192 1008 3053 528
Wisconsin
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36 19922 7486 1592 900 1322 7894 325
Illinois
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36 19119 4681 1483 1753 2773 6154 1499
California
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100 17982 6955 67 360 4040 2562 2257
Georgia
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36 17201 5225 694 3642 1947 4606 238
Colorado
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27 16667 6608 1645 3260 1848 1595 196
New York
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49 16426 4384 1327 872 1894 4757 2311
Virginia
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30 14968 4702 1402 3363 1150 3780 319
Missouri
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32 14613 4678 1057 1957 1681 4005 1086
Louisiana
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32 13618 4702 63 3255 590 3566 1167
Massachusetts
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18 12665 4337 1858 1775 1199 2568 441
Arkansas
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21 12561 6698 192 1689 361 2613 177
Nevada
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17 12429 4179 1940 972 984 2204 1886
Minnesota
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24 12308 4473 1145 2788 2178 1330 61
Arizona
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27 11793 5197 384 303 2086 2783 128
Hawaii
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23 11570 4751 343 629 2233 2981 139
Oregon
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26 11453 4838 52 2416 895 2060 679
South Carolina
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23 10762 4197 2348 842 266 2145 565
Kentucky
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22 9936 3319 132 2190 304 2852 707
Indiana
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31 8947 2005 750 1197 1041 2320 1398
District of Columbia
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6 8494 3806 434 824 903 2261 61
Tennessee
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37 8053 2064 283 1177 948 1418 1885
Alabama
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36 8003 807 214 800 312 4704 646
West Virginia
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15 7059 2175 37 1276 1058 1400 363
Kansas
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23 6870 2588 187 1256 758 1171 139
South Dakota
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17 6815 2768 42 2516 101 994 24
Maine
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10 6782 1578 440 1627 584 1721 46
New Hampshire
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5 5355 2626 932 430 752 368 126
North Dakota
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20 5024 1738 70 671 683 1446 69
Mississippi
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25 4860 1027 95 440 396 1936 730
Montana
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19 4654 1037 19 1136 1930 178 238
Nebraska
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20 4648 1279 954 311 244 1302 75
New Mexico
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21 4462 1115 1 1073 491 1536 172
Washington
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27 4447 1675 128 188 695 1043 432
Connecticut
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9 4160 1235 101 669 763 1355 27
Maryland
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10 3978 859 51 669 234 1463 648
Alaska
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13 3627 1693 36 1237 38 278 211
Vermont
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5 3060 1092 933 95 286 623 9
Oklahoma
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24 2841 514 344 290 329 1050 219
Rhode Island
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4 2240 41 139 103 34 1571 305
Utah
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13 1774 727 109 23 594 77 224
Idaho
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14 1767 223 125 105 58 1143 44
Wyoming
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13 281 61 51 34 2 41 21
New Jersey
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11 230 37 43 21 2 85 15
Delaware
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1 3 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.