SHANTEL KREBS

Important Dates

Year-End:  

    • Reporting Period:  Last report through December 31, 2015
    • Filing deadline of the first Monday in February of following year - February 1, 2016
    • NOTE:  The following are not required to file a year-end report following a year in which there is not an election for the office:
      • A candidate campaign committee for legislative or county office

Pre-Primary:

    • Reporting Period:  January 1, 2016 through May 23, 2016
    • Filing deadline of 2nd Friday prior to the Primary - May 27, 2016
    • NOTE:  The following are NOT required to file a pre-primary report:
      • A county, local, or auxiliary committee of any political party, qualified to participate in a primary or general election, prior to a statewide primary election
      • A legislative or county candidate campaign committee without opposition in a primary election, prior to a primary election
      • A statewide candidate who is publicly seeking a nomination by that candidate's party convention prior to a primary election
      • An independent statewide candidate prior to a primary election

Post-Primary (Candidates who lost in the primary election)

    • Reporting Period: May 24, 2016 through August 8, 2016 - the new language doesn't state this specifically, but this would follow the same time frame (from the last report deadline through to the deadline date of this report) for primary and general reports
    • Filing deadline of 2nd Friday of August after Primary - August 12, 2016

Pre-General:

    • Reporting Period:  second Friday prior to Primary election through 15 days prior to General election,  May 27, 2016 through October 24, 2016
    • Filing deadline of 2nd Friday prior to General - October 28, 2016
    • NOTE:  The following are not required to file a pre-general report:
      • A candidate campaign committee whose name is not on the general election ballot, prior to the general election

Year-End:  

    • Reporting Period:  Last report through December 31, 2016
    • Filing deadline of the first Monday in February of following year - February 6, 2017

NOTE:  A political committee that regularly submits a campaign finance disclosure statement with another state or the Federal Election Commission or a report of contributions and expenditures with the Internal Revenue Service is not required to file any campaign finance disclosures with our office.

Fee for failure to file
     12-27-29.1.   Administrative penalty for failure to timely file statement, amendment, or correction. In addition to any other penalty or relief provided under this chapter, the secretary of state, after notice and opportunity for hearing pursuant to chapter 1-26, may impose an administrative penalty for the failure to timely file any statement, amendment, or correction required to be filed by this chapter. The administrative penalty is fifty dollars per day for each violation not to exceed three thousand dollars. However, if the violation is made by a county political party or auxiliary, the administrative penalty is ten dollars per day for each violation not to exceed six hundred dollars. Any administrative penalty collected pursuant to this section shall be deposited in the state general fund.

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