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2.16.140 Additional Reporting.

(Amended by Ordinance No. 189336, effective January 2, 2019.)

A.  All candidates and political committees, including non-participating candidates, must report contributions and expenditure transactions electronically in the ORESTAR system in compliance with state law.

B.  Participating and certified candidates must file additional contribution and expenditure reports to the Director as the Director deems necessary to make certification and public contribution matching decisions in a timely manner, as established by administrative rule.  For the purposes of Subsection 2.16.140 B., the Director is the City’s election officer.

C.  In a contested election in which there is at least one participating or certified candidate, beginning on the 180th day before the election and ending on the 42nd day before the election, participating and non-participating candidates shall report contribution and expenditure transactions to the Director within 14 days.

D.  In a contested election in which there is at least one participating or certified candidate, beginning on the 180th day before the election and ending on the 42nd day before the election, persons or political committees making an independent expenditure in an amount of $1,000 or more, or independent expenditures in an aggregate of $1,000 or more, supporting or opposing a candidate or candidates for nomination or election to City office shall report such expenditures to the Director within 14 days.