State Board to Host Campaign Finance Seminars

ALBANY, NY (06/16/2007)(readMedia)-- The New York State Board of Elections will host a campaign finance seminar in Elizabethtown on June 27th.

The 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 seminar is designed to provide candidates, treasurers, PACs, party organizations and county boards of elections personnel with information needed to comply with the State's campaign finance disclosure requirements, with emphasis on rule changes that affect local filers. The seminar 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.

The seminar begins at 9:30am and concludes at 12:30pm. and will be held at the Old County Court House, Board of Supervisors Room, 217 Court Street, Elizabethtown.

The seminar is 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.