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Report Due Dates: Political Parties

2019 Campaign Report Due Dates

Per F.S. 106.29(1), “The state executive committee and each county executive committee of each political party and affiliated party committee regulated by chapter 103 shall file regular reports of all contributions received and all expenditures made by such committee.  However, the reports shall not include contributions and expenditures that are reported to the Federal Election Commission. In addition, when a special election is called to fill a vacancy in office, each state executive committee, and each county executive committee making contributions or expenditures to influence the results of the special election or the preceding special primary election must file campaign treasurers’ reports on the dates set by the Department of State pursuant to s. 100.111  Such reports shall contain the same information as do reports required of candidates by s. 106.07 and shall be filed on the 10th day following the end of each calendar quarter, except that, during the period from the last day for candidate qualifying until the general election, such reports shall be filed on the Friday immediately preceding each special primary election, special election, primary election, and general election.  In addition to the reports filed under this section, the state executive committee, each county executive committee, and each affiliated party committee  shall file a copy of each prior written acceptance of an in-kind contribution given by the committee during the preceding calendar quarter as required under s. 106.08(6).  Each state executive committee and affiliated party committee shall file its reports with the Division of Elections.  Each county executive committee shall file its reports with the supervisor of elections in the county in which such committee exists.  Any state or county executive committee or affiliated party committee failing to file a report on the designated due date shall be subject to a fine as provided in subsection (3).  No separate fine shall be assessed for failure to file a copy of any report required by this section”.


Political Party Executive Committee Reporting
Per F.S. 106.0702(1), "An individual seeking a publicly elected position on a political party executive committee who receives a contribution or makes an expenditure shall file a report of all contributions received and all expenditures made. The report shall be filed on the 4th day immediately preceding the primary election".

 

Regular Report Due Dates
Due Date Period Covered Report Code
January 10, 2017 10/01/17 - 12/31/17 17Q4
April 10, 2018 01/01/18 - 03/31/18 18Q1
August 24, 2018 04/01/18 - 08/23/18 18P7
November 02, 2018 08/24/18 - 11/01/18 18G7
January 10, 2019 11/02/18 - 12/31/18 18Q4
April 10, 2019 01/01/2019 - 03/31/2019 19Q1
July 10, 2019 04/01/2019 - 06/30/2019 19Q2
October 10, 2019 07/01/2019 - 09/30/2019 19Q3
January 10, 2020 10/01/2019 - 12/31/2019 19Q4


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 seperate 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.


2019 City of Gainesville Regular Election Report Due Dates
Due Date  Period Covered Report Code
October 10, 2018 09/01/18 - 09/30/18 18M9
November 12, 2018 10/01/18 - 10/31/18 18M10
December 10, 2018 11/01/18 - 11/30/18 18M11
January 10, 2019 12/01/18 - 12/31/18 18M12
February 11, 2019 01/01/19 - 01/31/19 19M1
February 22, 2019 02/01/19 - 02/15/19 19G1
March 08, 2019 02/16/19 - 03/03/19 19G2
March 15, 2019 03/04/19 - 03/14/19 19G3


2019 City of Gainesville Run-off Election Report Due Dates
Due Date Period Covered Report Code
April 18, 2019 03/15/19 - 04/12/19 19R1
April 26, 2019 04/13/19 - 04/26/19 19R2


2019 City of Gainesville Termination Report Due Dates
Due Date Period Covered Report Code
May 2, 2019 02/01/19 - 05/02/19 TR-Unopposed
June 17, 2019 03/15/19 - 06/17/19 TR-E/E General
July 29, 2019 04/26/19 - 07/29/19 TR-E/E Run-Off


Please Note:
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, or if mailed, must be postmarked no later than the due date.


Penalty for Late Filing
Per F.S. 106.29(3)(b), “Any county executive committee  failing to file a report on the designated due date shall be subject to a fine of $50 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, if an executive committee fails to file a report on the Friday immediately preceding the special election or general election, the fine shall be $500 per day for each day late.”

Electronic Filing
Political Parties 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 through our website.