If you have recently filed a new candidate or committee registration and picked full reporting, you will need to get ORCA set up to begin tracking contributions and expenses.
After downloading ORCA, pick Setup Wizard. It will automatically populate with the current calendar year. You may need to change the year depending on your situation.
Next you will choose a campaign start date. This date will reflect the date that you started your campaign.
Please choose the earliest of these dates: the date you announced your candidacy, the date you first received a contribution, the date you first made an expenditure or booked ad space, or the date you declared your candidacy with election officials. To see what the disclosure law states about becoming a candidate click here.
Finally, the Setup Wizard will ask for an "access token." For more information about getting an access token, see this filer tip.