Each campaign treasurer designated by a political committee shall file regular reports of all contributions received and all expenditures made by or on behalf of such political committee. (Section 106.07, F.S.)
A report is required even if there has been no activity during the reporting period. In those cases, you are required to file a Waiver of Report. Reports must be filed on or before the due date. Fines for late filing of reports are automatic and must be paid from personal rather than campaign funds. It is your responsibility to ensure that campaign reports are accurate, complete and comply with all laws and regulations regarding campaign finance.
A complete list of Campaign Filing Requirements can be found on the Florida Division of Elections website.
Click here to download the Political Committee Handbook provided by the Florida Division of Elections.
WHERE TO FILE
Reports are filed with the officer before whom the political committee registers. Committees filing reports with the Division of Elections are required to file by means of the Electronic Filing System (EFS).
Parties/Committees registered in Palm Beach County, please use our Campaign Finance portal to log in and file your reports.
WHEN TO FILE
Reports must be completed and filed no later than midnight of the day designated. If the electronic filing system is inoperable on the due date, the report will be accepted as timely filed if filed no later than midnight of the first business day the electronic filing system becomes operable.
Reports must be filed on the 10th day following the end of each calendar quarter from the time the campaign treasurer is appointed. If the 10th day occurs on a Saturday, Sunday or legal holiday, the report must be filed on the next business day. Following the last day of qualifying, reports must be filed on the 32nd, 18th and 4th days immediately preceding the primary election and on the 46th, 32nd, 18th and 4th days immediately preceding the general election.