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Campaign Finance

 

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2021 Individual Campaign Contribution Limits

 

Financial Disclosure Statements

 

Effective 5:00pm on Friday, January 22, 2021 the Board will no longer accept ANY reports or other submissions filed using the desktop EFS Software or through the New York State Board of Elections website. All campaign finance disclosure reports will need to be submitted through the new EFS Web Application available for use beginning at 8:00am on Monday, January 25, 2021. Please navigate to the “New Electronic Filing System (EFS) Web Application” tab to sign up for a training webinar and view training videos.

 

When to File Campaign Financial Disclosures

 

PRIMARY ELECTION §14-108(1):

  • 32 Day Pre-Primary May 21

  • 11 Day Pre-Primary June 11

  • 10 Day Post-Primary July 15 9 NYCRR 6200.2(a)

  • 24 Hour Notice §14-108(2) June 8 through June 21

 

GENERAL ELECTION §14-108(1)

  • 32 Day Pre-General October 1

  • 11 Day Pre-General October 22

  • 27 Day Post-General November 29

  • 24 Hour Notice §14-108(2) October 19 through November 1

 

Periodic Reports §14-108(1)

  • January 15th

  • July 15th

 

Additional Independent Expenditure Reporting

  • 24 Hour Notice §14-107(4) (a) (ii); (b)

  • Primary: May 23 through June 21

  • General: October 3 through November 1

  • Weekly Notice Refer to §14-107(4)(a)(i); (b)

 

 

IRS Requirements

For all campaign committees there may be some IRS requirements. They that can be found at the Internal Revenue Service website.

 

Filing Forms And Handbook

Also see Part 6200.10 in Article 14 of the Election Law and Subtitle V of Title 9 of the Official Compilation of Codes, Rules and Regulations of the State of New York Board of Elections.

 

Federal Campaign Committees

For federal committees (i.e., President, US Senate and Congress) you can find information at the Federal Election Commission website.

 

Additional Information

Download the

Campaign Finance Handbook 2020

 

Download the

Committee Registration Treasurer and Bank Information (for Candidates): CF02  - Type 1

 

Download the

Committee Registration Treasurer and Bank Information (for PACs): CF02  - Type 2

 

Download the

Candidate's Authorization for a Committee to Make All Campaign Financial Disclosures

 

Download the

Committee Authorization Status

 

Download the

Campaign Financial Disclosure Report

 

Additional Campaign Financial Disclosure Information:

Write to us at:

New York State Board of Elections
Campaign Finance Unit
40 North Pearl Street, Suite 5
Albany, NY 12207-2729

Or call:

1-800-458-3453 OR 518-474-8200

Or email:

cfinfo@elections.ny.gov