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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: 8:40 a.m., Sept. 27.

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STATE Stations All ad filings Non-candidates President Senate US House State Local
Florida
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78 47784 16369 6461 3462 5629 12330 2813
Pennsylvania
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42 40510 12782 3213 5742 2653 13445 2348
Ohio
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40 32720 13398 4831 3913 1067 5913 2800
Iowa
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26 28098 12304 7063 2858 2379 2615 329
North Carolina
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40 25002 11513 2899 3003 1156 4902 515
Michigan
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42 23125 11486 1410 2181 2520 4168 449
Missouri
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32 21101 5989 1147 2638 1654 8360 1154
California
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100 20507 8122 576 809 4131 2323 2904
Texas
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122 20374 2183 600 734 1247 10961 3526
Wisconsin
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36 19515 7389 1677 2326 1280 6127 339
Illinois
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36 18152 5058 1620 1808 2353 5163 1503
Nevada
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17 17270 7416 2628 1901 1413 1834 1705
Colorado
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27 16707 6506 1965 3629 1785 1348 218
New York
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49 16401 4374 1471 859 2573 3920 2401
Virginia
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30 15981 5877 1985 2478 1249 3724 397
Georgia
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36 14531 4346 804 3422 1460 3253 453
Massachusetts
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18 13200 4979 2209 1985 968 1976 521
Louisiana
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32 12638 4330 77 2719 549 3550 1084
Indiana
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31 12505 2793 1026 2236 1044 3916 1244
Minnesota
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24 12316 4421 1225 2291 2785 1199 59
Arizona
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27 12216 4635 597 1350 2262 2161 255
South Carolina
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23 10902 4212 2532 772 166 2169 646
Arkansas
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21 10859 5646 206 1626 303 2198 166
Oregon
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26 10554 4141 107 1745 774 2364 907
Hawaii
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23 9923 3359 362 611 1851 2453 778
Kentucky
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22 9358 3089 276 1872 305 2801 625
Tennessee
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37 8588 2269 342 1030 1313 1418 1930
District of Columbia
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6 8499 3823 455 815 1118 2033 50
West Virginia
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15 7708 2591 130 911 692 2178 467
Kansas
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23 7265 2459 222 1142 1065 1315 287
Alabama
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36 7236 790 344 830 338 3643 765
Maine
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10 6714 2093 467 1245 778 1331 42
New Hampshire
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5 5563 2841 1027 516 609 372 77
Montana
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19 5529 1200 25 831 1807 1318 247
South Dakota
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17 5204 2276 43 1724 96 635 68
Nebraska
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20 5035 1501 1332 253 441 905 84
Washington
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27 4928 1522 169 179 967 1416 384
Mississippi
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25 4687 971 107 322 363 1955 730
Maryland
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10 4282 983 91 738 285 1345 783
North Dakota
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20 4198 1349 78 542 367 1445 71
New Mexico
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21 4193 1115 56 960 377 1403 207
Connecticut
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9 3617 1117 129 726 611 989 35
Vermont
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5 3572 1223 1007 201 207 901 11
Oklahoma
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24 3184 601 401 272 358 867 437
Alaska
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13 2847 1245 39 884 64 294 195
Utah
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13 2202 782 116 23 868 176 216
Idaho
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14 1731 210 166 145 60 1013 64
Rhode Island
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4 1647 20 144 67 27 1153 189
Wyoming
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13 344 61 59 30 61 39 29
New Jersey
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11 229 43 71 21 6 46 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.