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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: 3:05 a.m., June 1.

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STATE Stations All ad filings Non-candidates President Senate US House State Local
Florida
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78 39136 13493 3395 1505 4105 13837 2165
Pennsylvania
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42 33617 7936 1619 3695 2679 15029 2344
Iowa
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26 28881 13471 5945 2872 2558 3292 195
Ohio
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40 26063 9027 2713 2233 1115 7385 2841
Michigan
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42 25440 13173 1354 2687 2148 4812 365
Texas
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122 22737 2146 554 808 1209 13169 3701
North Carolina
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40 21705 10965 1521 3192 1150 3359 528
Wisconsin
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36 20347 7739 1625 1005 1324 7917 327
California
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100 19380 7124 261 627 4295 2640 2676
Illinois
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36 19255 4757 1504 1769 2777 6160 1512
Georgia
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36 17777 5229 707 3880 2005 4733 370
Colorado
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27 17246 6851 1648 3580 1848 1601 203
New York
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49 16680 4473 1375 885 1952 4769 2331
Virginia
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30 15369 4999 1420 3363 1217 3782 334
Missouri
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32 14776 4719 1082 1957 1688 4083 1098
Louisiana
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32 13661 4731 67 3256 590 3574 1168
Nevada
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17 13472 4824 1946 1031 1112 2216 2045
Massachusetts
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18 12871 4459 1881 1791 1199 2569 441
Arkansas
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21 12563 6700 192 1689 361 2613 177
Minnesota
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24 12405 4523 1147 2788 2223 1330 61
Arizona
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27 12014 5272 462 337 2086 2804 140
Oregon
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26 11995 4915 57 2416 908 2335 851
Hawaii
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23 11601 4751 343 629 2233 2981 170
South Carolina
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23 10976 4245 2362 859 266 2255 589
Kentucky
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22 10173 3327 226 2224 338 2915 709
Indiana
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31 9740 2081 949 1226 1107 2730 1405
District of Columbia
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6 8626 3849 434 845 971 2261 61
Tennessee
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37 8195 2178 289 1177 964 1422 1886
Alabama
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36 8005 807 214 800 312 4704 648
West Virginia
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15 7532 2350 73 1285 1069 1546 457
Kansas
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23 6928 2588 187 1256 795 1190 141
Maine
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10 6849 1603 442 1659 586 1727 46
South Dakota
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17 6825 2768 42 2516 101 994 34
New Hampshire
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5 5454 2709 932 446 752 368 126
North Dakota
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20 5321 1791 70 671 683 1681 78
Montana
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19 4933 1131 21 1136 1930 319 277
Nebraska
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20 4912 1435 997 311 290 1304 75
Mississippi
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25 4860 1027 95 440 396 1936 730
Washington
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27 4543 1726 131 188 699 1077 435
New Mexico
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21 4519 1117 28 1073 491 1552 184
Maryland
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10 4409 996 79 765 244 1485 786
Connecticut
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9 4186 1249 113 669 763 1355 27
Alaska
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13 3639 1704 36 1237 38 278 212
Vermont
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5 3102 1092 935 113 286 645 9
Oklahoma
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24 2927 520 344 290 345 1060 235
Rhode Island
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4 2243 41 142 103 34 1571 305
Utah
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13 1819 728 109 23 596 113 230
Idaho
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14 1812 223 125 105 58 1173 59
Wyoming
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13 292 68 55 34 2 41 21
New Jersey
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11 247 39 58 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.