Semi-Annual Campaign Disclosure Statement Requirements and Deadlines

 

January 3, 2018

 

Government Code §84200 requires elected officers, candidates, and committees pursuant to subdivision [a] of section §82013 to file semi-annual statements each year no later than January 31, 2018 for the period ending December 31, 2017. Exceptions are provided in Government Code Section §84200 [1][2][3].

The semi-annual statement covering the period of July 1, 2017, through December 31, 2017 should be filed with the Registrar of Voter’s office (or postmarked) by January 31, 2018

Find your current status below for more information.

 

  1. CANDIDATE OR OFFICEHOLDER – LONG FORM 460:
    An officeholder committee and candidate-controlled committee, including those who are unsuccessful in any election, must file semi-annual campaign statements whether or not they have received any contributions or made any expenditures, and only if they have not officially terminated their campaign committee.

 

       2. TREASURER FOR GENERAL PURPOSE, BALLOT MEASURE OR PRIMARILY FORMED COMMITTEES FORM 460, 450 or 425:
           Must file semi-annual campaign statements for each half of the year whether or not they have received any contributions or made any expenditures during the six-month period covered by the statement.  A                 recipient committee must continue filing campaign statements until all activity ceases and a statement of termination has been filed. 

 

If statements are not filed by the due date in accordance with Government Code §84200, you may be subject to civil and criminal penalties, as well as late filing penalties that accrue at the rate of $10 per day, pursuant to Government Code §91013[a] [b] [c]. 

 

We appreciate your assistance in the timely filing of your campaign disclosure statement.  Government Code §84215 requires all filers to send an Original and One Copy of the campaign statement. Forms must be filed no later than January 31, 2018, with the Orange County Registrar of Voters.  If you need additional forms or would like an Information Manual on campaign disclosure, forms may be downloaded at www.fppc.ca.gov.  If you should have any questions, please feel free to call the Orange County Registrar of Voters Campaign Reporting Division, at (714) 567-7558.