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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: 3:25 a.m., Jan. 31.

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STATE Stations All ad filings Non-candidates President Senate US House State Local
Florida
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78 32001 9589 2461 1206 3841 13202 1120
Michigan
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42 21849 11074 46 2685 2103 4756 324
Pennsylvania
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42 21009 4458 234 1967 2166 11424 581
North Carolina
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40 18659 9867 962 3091 964 2578 289
Ohio
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40 17847 4790 1499 1645 922 6690 1655
Texas
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122 17269 1343 0 730 745 11526 1996
Iowa
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26 16664 7736 0 2777 2238 3198 185
California
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100 16475 6352 0 327 3858 2452 1910
Wisconsin
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36 16178 6120 520 746 1322 7048 40
Georgia
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36 15189 4477 0 3489 1902 4406 102
Colorado
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27 15120 5624 1421 3131 1844 1573 46
Illinois
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36 13178 2792 0 1273 2497 5366 488
Virginia
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30 12285 3814 1098 3327 1111 2635 73
Missouri
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32 12273 3902 6 1905 1666 3754 922
New York
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49 12156 2893 2 861 1786 4168 1592
Arkansas
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21 11517 6372 0 1652 341 2274 64
Arizona
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27 10970 4836 0 303 2030 2772 126
Hawaii
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23 10557 4274 0 624 2198 2873 99
Minnesota
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24 10495 3860 38 2775 2121 1316 58
Oregon
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26 10267 4249 0 2386 880 1765 499
Nevada
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17 9909 3341 804 680 970 2122 1749
Massachusetts
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18 9554 2997 413 1752 1199 2557 406
Louisiana
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32 8189 3013 0 3206 589 546 594
Kansas
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23 6534 2563 0 1256 758 1163 33
Kentucky
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22 6411 2122 48 2142 242 818 644
South Dakota
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17 6366 2396 7 2516 91 994 0
Tennessee
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37 5865 1553 7 1160 837 1307 778
Maine
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10 5862 1239 0 1613 576 1647 19
Alabama
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36 5542 500 0 16 125 4324 158
District of Columbia
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6 5342 2214 417 502 201 1750 55
Indiana
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31 5208 1058 1 874 635 1936 529
West Virginia
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15 5160 1542 0 1275 1027 434 137
South Carolina
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23 5139 1476 197 840 266 2103 51
North Dakota
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20 4353 1556 0 671 683 1067 35
Montana
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19 4140 765 0 1133 1924 55 176
New Mexico
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21 4092 1004 0 1002 414 1444 155
Washington
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27 3928 1428 0 188 684 1028 324
Connecticut
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9 3837 1062 0 669 763 1333 3
New Hampshire
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5 3380 1421 181 421 743 368 126
Nebraska
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20 3376 1094 0 307 222 1284 10
Alaska
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13 3281 1549 0 1234 38 268 101
Maryland
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10 2658 444 3 290 220 1368 281
Rhode Island
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4 2097 38 0 103 34 1571 305
Oklahoma
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24 2075 268 5 274 302 1035 145
Vermont
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5 1517 573 7 87 286 540 2
Idaho
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14 1507 139 0 98 58 1133 18
Utah
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13 1424 616 1 23 594 76 96
Mississippi
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25 1138 260 0 412 69 29 170
Wyoming
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13 206 44 0 34 2 41 15
New Jersey
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11 154 15 0 21 2 84 5
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.