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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: 2:40 p.m., Sept. 4.

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STATE Stations All ad filings Non-candidates President Senate US House State Local
Florida
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78 34779 10822 2474 1206 4040 13762 1891
Pennsylvania
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42 24027 5362 234 1995 2171 12126 1946
Michigan
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42 23220 12409 48 2687 2106 4774 329
Iowa
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26 19315 9489 876 2778 2239 3206 185
Ohio
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40 18912 5448 1500 1650 922 6798 1928
North Carolina
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40 18887 10044 962 3092 964 2587 321
Texas
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122 17907 1537 0 731 745 11680 2280
California
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100 16837 6628 0 327 3884 2474 1937
Wisconsin
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36 16712 6416 520 746 1322 7245 81
Georgia
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36 15868 4821 49 3578 1941 4549 114
Colorado
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27 15548 5939 1421 3133 1848 1589 137
Illinois
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36 14539 3254 129 1331 2556 5439 1066
New York
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49 13379 3743 43 861 1878 4330 1665
Missouri
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32 12749 4136 62 1905 1678 3819 1018
Virginia
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30 12708 4093 1098 3342 1112 2725 108
Arkansas
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21 11556 6403 0 1653 341 2281 64
Arizona
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27 11070 4920 1 303 2035 2782 126
Hawaii
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23 10960 4582 0 628 2228 2931 102
Minnesota
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24 10874 4074 195 2776 2122 1316 60
Oregon
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26 10714 4591 0 2416 895 1810 514
Nevada
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17 10283 3558 831 686 970 2126 1859
Massachusetts
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18 10006 3242 594 1752 1199 2557 413
Louisiana
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32 8961 3214 0 3244 590 1033 633
Kentucky
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22 7811 2611 48 2142 242 1708 661
Tennessee
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37 7056 1673 7 1177 948 1382 1638
South Dakota
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17 6717 2723 7 2516 101 994 10
Kansas
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23 6637 2585 0 1256 758 1163 111
District of Columbia
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6 6599 2964 417 676 230 2049 60
Maine
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10 5998 1268 103 1613 576 1651 19
Indiana
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31 5904 1386 1 874 635 2047 776
South Carolina
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23 5892 1953 414 840 266 2107 78
Alabama
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36 5842 573 0 16 125 4334 372
West Virginia
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15 5394 1682 0 1275 1027 493 172
North Dakota
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20 4500 1696 0 671 683 1067 42
Montana
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19 4349 952 0 1136 1930 55 189
New Mexico
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21 4105 1017 0 1002 414 1444 155
Washington
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27 4034 1511 0 188 684 1036 339
Connecticut
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9 3922 1133 0 669 763 1338 12
New Hampshire
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5 3724 1659 287 421 743 368 126
Nebraska
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20 3588 1177 68 307 222 1284 71
Alaska
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13 3411 1589 0 1237 38 268 167
Maryland
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10 2815 592 3 290 220 1375 283
Mississippi
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25 2416 296 0 435 371 585 512
Oklahoma
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24 2180 342 5 290 305 1040 152
Rhode Island
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4 2098 39 0 103 34 1571 305
Vermont
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5 1707 611 151 87 286 545 5
Idaho
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14 1524 156 0 98 58 1133 18
Utah
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13 1440 632 1 23 594 76 96
Wyoming
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13 214 46 0 34 2 41 21
New Jersey
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11 184 34 0 21 2 85 15
Delaware
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1 2 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.