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Precinct/State Committeeperson

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June 4, 2024

Campaign Finance as it relates to:

Candidates for Precinct/State Committeeperson


103.091 Political parties.—

(4) Any political party other than a minor political party may by rule provide for the membership of its state or county executive committee to be elected for 4-year terms at the primary election in each year a presidential election is held. The terms commence on the first day of the month following each presidential general election; but the names of candidates for political party offices may not be placed on the ballot at any other election.

 

106.0702 Reporting; political party executive committee candidates.—

(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.  

 

If you are a Precinct/State Committee Candidate and need to file this report, it is your responsibility to contact the elections office to receive a login and password.

 

Late reports are subject to automatic fines. 

(7)(a) A reporting individual who fails to file a report on the designated due date is subject to a fine, and such fine shall be paid only from personal funds of the reporting individual. The fine shall be $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. The fine shall be assessed by the supervisor, and the moneys collected shall be deposited into the general revenue fund of the political subdivision.

 

Precinct / State Committee Men & Women do not file the DS DE 9 Appointment of Campaign Treasurer and Designation of Campaign Depository for Candidates

 

Precinct / State Committee Men and Women run in presidential years.  They qualify at the same time county offices qualify. 

 

The only qualifying form they file is:

DS-DE 305A - For:  State Committeemen and Committeewomen 

Not allowed in Monroe County DS-DE 305 B - District Committeemen and Committeewomen For counties divided into 40 or more precincts, the state executive committee may adopt a district unit of representation for such county executive committees.

DS-DE 305C - For:  Precinct Committeemen and Committeewomen