A: If you plan to raise or spent an aggregated amount of $1,000 or more you will need to complete a CF-04 form, Candidate Campaign Finance Registration Form to obtain your Filer ID # and Pin from the NYS BOE. You will need this for all filings with the NYS BOE. All filling with the state are done electronically via computer. Once you reach the $1,000 threshold you can no longer file with the County BOE, you are required to file with the state.
A: If you plan on having a committee you will need to complete a CF-16 form, Candidate’s Authorization for a Committee to Make Campaign Financial Disclosures.
A: Anyone who is running for a County, Congressional, Senate or Assembly position.
A: If the town or cities population is less than 10,000 and you do not plan to spend or raise an aggregated amount of $1,000 you can file a CF-05 Form, Candidate or Committee Claim of Exemption.
A: The City of Amsterdam has a population over 10,000 at this time. You will be required to file the CF-01 form NYS BOE Disclosure Statement for each financial disclosure date that applies to you.
A: NO only the General Election dates.
A: No, the state changed the law last year so you do not have to file duplicate filings.
A: These forms can be obtained either by going to the Board of Elections in Fonda, or visiting the NYS BOE website at http://www.elections.ny.gov/ click on campaign finance.
A: Yes, you can look at or print a copy of the NYS BOE’s handbook at http://www.elections.ny.gov/, you will find it at the right hand side of the screen, at the bottom, click on 2010 Campaign Finance Disclosure Handbook.
A: Yes, you may pick one up at the Montgomery County BOE in Fonda, or by visiting the State BOE website and looking for the Political Calendar.