2019 Committee Report Due Dates
Per (Section 106.07(1), Florida Statutes) “Each campaign treasurer designated by a candidate or political committee pursuant to s. 106.021 shall file regular reports of all contributions received, and all expenditures made, by or on behalf of such candidate or political committee. Except as provided in paragraphs (a) and (b), reports shall be filed on the 10th day following the end of each calendar month from the time the campaign treasurer is appointed, except that, if the 10th day following the end of a calendar month occurs on a Saturday, Sunday, or legal holiday, the report shall be filed on the next following day that is not a Saturday, Sunday, or legal holiday. Monthly reports shall include all contributions received and expenditures made during the calendar month which have not otherwise been reported pursuant to this section.”
Per (Section 106.07 (1)(b), Florida Statutes) "Any other candidate or a political committee required to file reports with a filing officer other than the division of election must file reports on the 60th day immediately preceding the primary election, and biweekly on each Friday thereafter through and including the 4th day immediately preceding the general election, with additional reports due on the 25th and 11days before the primary election and the general election."
Per (Section 106.07 (1) (d) 1, Florida Statutes) “When a special election is called to fill a vacancy in office, all political committees making contributions or expenditures to influence the results of such special election or the preceding special primary election shall file campaign treasurers’ reports with the filing officer on the dates set by the Department of State pursuant to s. 100.111.”
Per (Section 106.07 (1) (d) 2, Florida Statutes) “When an election is called for an issue to appear on the ballot at a time when no candidates are scheduled to appear on the ballot, all political committees making contributions or expenditures in support of or in opposition to such issue shall file reports on the 18th and 4th days before such election.”
|Regular Report Due Dates
||1/1/2019 - 1/31/2019
||2/1/2019 - 2/28/2019
||3/1/2019 - 3/31/2019
||4/1/2019 - 4/30/2019
||5/1/2019 - 5/31/2019
||6/1/2019 - 6/30/2019
||7/1/2019 - 7/31/2019
||8/1/2019 - 8/31/2019
||9/1/2019 - 9/30/2019
||10/1/2019 - 10/31/2019
||11/1/2019 - 11/30/2019
||12/1/2019 - 12/31/2019
Per the City of Gainesville, Florida's CODE OF ORDINANCES, Chapter 9 ELECTIONS, Sec. 9-11.
Campaign contribution limitations; campaign finance reports.
(a) Candidates shall not accept campaign contributions made by persons or political committees as defined in F.S. 106.011, in an amount exceeding $250.00 per election, per person or political committee. For purposes of this section, a run-off election is considered a separate election. This limitation does not apply to contributions from political parties.
(b) Reports of all contributions received, and all expenditures made by:
(1) A candidate; or
(2) A political committee, as that term is defined in F.S. ch. 106, that has made contributions or expenditures to influence the results of a city election, shall be filed monthly once a campaign treasurer is appointed and on the 25th, 11th, and fourth days immediately preceding the regular or special election, and, if a run-off is required, on the 25th, 11th and fourth days immediately preceding the run-off election.
Please see Candidates Link for Finical Report Due dates for contributions or expenditures made to influence the results of a city election.
In order to avoid a fine, your signed, printed report is due in the Supervisor's Office by 5:00 PM on the due date.
Penalty for Late Filing
Any candidate or political committee failing to file a report on the designated due date shall be subject to a fine of $50 per day for the first 3 days late and thereafter, $500 per day for each late day, not to exceed 25 percent of the total receipts or expenditures, whichever is greater, for the period covered by the late report. However, for the reports immediately preceding each special primary election, special election, primary election, and general election, the fine shall be $500 per day for each late day, not to exceed 25 percent of the total receipts or expenditures, whichever is greater, for the period covered by the late report.
(Section 106.07(8)(b), F.S.)
Candidates will file electronic Campaign Treasurer's Reports and a signed, printed Campaign Treasurer's Report. A free electronic filing program is provided by the Supervisor of Elections Office. A report is not legally filed until the signed, printed report is received by this office.
All reports are available to the public via our wesbite.