State Board to Host Campaign Finance Seminars

ALBANY, NY (06/06/2008)(readMedia)-- The New York State Board of Elections will host campaign finance seminars in New York City, Hauppauge and Mineola on June 10th, 11th and 12th respectively.

Each seminar will include a presentation on financial disclosure forms and a thorough review of Article 14 of the Election Law, any recent amendments to the Law and supporting statements which may have to be filed by candidates and treasurers. Copies of the Board's "Handbook of Instructions for Campaign Financial Disclosure" will be provided.

The seminars are designed to provide candidates for state and local office, treasurers, PACs, party organizations and county boards of elections personnel with information needed to comply with the State's campaign finance disclosure requirements. The seminars will be conducted by staff members from the Board’s Enforcement Counsel’s Office and the Board’s Campaign Finance Unit. Members of the media and the public are welcome.

Locations and times for the seminars mentioned above are as follows:

New York City

Tuesday, June 10, 2008,

Tribeca Performing Arts Center,

Manhattan Community College/CUNY,

199 Chambers Street (Between Greenwich and West Streets), New York, NY 10007.

(Seminar Time 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM)


Wednesday, June 11, 2008,

H. Lee Dennison Bldg., Media Room,

Veterans Memorial Highway, Hauppauge, NY 11788.

(Seminar Time 9:30 AM – 12:30 PM)


Thursday, June 12, 2008,

Freeport Recreation Center Auditorium,

130 East Merrick Road, Freeport, NY 11520.

(Seminar Time 9:30 AM – 12:30 PM)

The seminars are given free of charge, but those who wish to attend should register with the State Board by visiting the Board's web site to register on- line ( or by calling 518-474-8200.