Campaign Finance


Campaign Finance Requirements


NY State Election Law requires candidates and their political committees to file Financial Disclosure Statements.

The New York State Board of Elections (NYSBOE) receives all filings of state parties and all political committees supporting candidates for local and state offices. In addition, all state senate and assembly candidates are required to file their disclosure with the State Board even if it is solely contained within a single county. The state further requires that these filings are done in an electronic format created by software available on the New York State Board of Elections website. For information on how to set up those campaign committees, forms and state software or to see information about their filings, visit the Treasurer / Candidate Duties page.

Effective September 2, 2009, from the amended regulation; filers that are required to file with NYSBOE and who actually do so, will not have to make a duplicate filing with the Nassau County Board of Elections. However, filers are still obligated to register their committees with the Nassau County Board of Elections. The NYSBOE periodic filings will satisfy their local filing obligation.

Campaign Committees

Campaign Finance Limits 2017

Candidates and political committees are required to file in accordance with the calendar set forth by the state.**

Information on how to set up campaign committees can be obtained by calling 516-571-2411, sending us an email, or visiting us at:

240 Old Country Road
Fifth Floor
Mineola, NY 11501-4250

Campaign committees may be required to file with the IRS. Find more information on filing forms from the NYSBOE on their site or by downloading the handbook.

Financial Disclosures
Financial Disclosure filings are open to public. These reports can be easily accessed through the state or by inspection Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. at the Board of Elections located at:

240 Old Country Road
Fifth Floor
Mineola, NY 11501-4250

Candidates and political committees are required to file in accordance with the Campaign Finance Calendar set forth by the State.

2018 FILING CALENDAR

Campaign Financial Disclosure
Please check www.elections.ny.gov for any change to this calendar

2018 FILING CALENDAR


PRIMARY ELECTION
(Thursday) SEPTEMBER 13, 2018
Report Period Cut-Off Date Filing Date
32 Day Pre-Primary August 9, 2018 August 13, 2018
11 Day Pre-Primary August 31, 2018 September 4, 2018
10 Day Post-Primary September 20, 2018 September 24, 2018
24-Hour Notice: September 01, 2018 thru September 12, 2018** 
Additional Independent Expenditure Reporting 24 Hour Notice:August 14, 2018 thru September 12, 2018***

GENERAL ELECTION
NOVEMBER 06, 2018
Report Period Cut-Off Date  Filing Date
32 Day Pre-General
October 01, 2018 October 05,2018
11 Day Pre-General  October 22, 2018  October 26, 2018 
27 Day  Post-General November 29, 2018 December 03, 2018
24-Hour Notice: October 23, 2018  thru  November 05, 2018** 

Additional Independent Expenditure Reporting 24 Hour Notice:October 08, 2018 thru November 05, 2018***

 JANUARY 2019 PERIODIC REPORT

Report Period Cut-Off-Date Filing Date
JANUARY 2019 Periodic , January 11, 2019 January 15, 2019


Notes for Filers:

**Campaign Material
Campaign Material (or a disclaimer stating that no campaign materials have been produced) must be submitted with Post Election reports. All filers with NYS Board of Elections (NYSBOE) must send this campaign material or disclaimer by mail or at https://www,elections.ny.gov/CampaignMaterial.html. Local filers that are only required to file with their local boards of elections must continue to file this material with that office.

** 24-Hour Notice
During these time periods, any contribution or loan which exceeds $1,000 must be reported within 24-hours of receipt via fax or the NYSBOE  website at https://www.elections.ny.gov/CFFileReports.html. This same contribution or loan must also be reported in the associated Post Election report. 

***Additional Independent Expenditure Reporting Requirements
Independent Expenditure Committees have additional 24 hour notice and Weekly Notice requirements. Please refer to 14-107 (3) (b) and (c). https://www.elections.ny.gov/IndependentExpenditureReporting.html

After submitting electronic reports,please visit the NYSBOE website to confirm receipt and accuracy of content at https://www.elections.ny.gov/recipientstextid.html .  No report should have a negative balance.