IDAHO SECRETARY OF STATE
Elections, Campaign Disclosure and Lobbyists

Ben Ysursa, Secretary of State

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CAMPAIGN FINANCE

         

State Campaign Finance (Sunshine) Reporting

Candidate Campaign Finance C1 Listing for the 2014 Elections - By Office in PDF
Listing is current through June 30 2014.

Political Action Committee Campaign Finance C1 Listing for the 2014 Elections - in PDF
Listing is current through June 30 2014.

Scanned copies of disclosure reports in PDF format.

Previous Election Cycles

Campaign Finance Database
Our on-line database contains candidate and committee (itemized) contribution and expenditure information by election cycle. Summary total files for election cycles 1994 through 2012 are accessible from within the database section of our web site.

Download Files
Downloadable files are available in MS Excel format.

Sunshine Summary
Compilation of candidate, PAC and lobbyist financial activity in an election cycle.

Lobbyist Disclosure

 


Campaign finance sites for federal candidate disclosure information

 

NEW Online Campaign Finance Reporting - Online Reporting is an optional way of filing Campaign Finance Reports. Paper reports may continue to be filed.

Blank State Campaign Finance (Sunshine) Reporting Forms

Printable Forms - use with Acrobat Reader version 3.0 or lower.

C-1 Appointment and Certification of Political Treasurer

C-2 Campaign Financial Disclosure Report

C-4 Independent Expenditures

C-5 48 Hour Notice

C-6 Statement by a Nonbusiness Entity

C-7 48 Hour Notice of Independent Expenditures

C-8 Report of Electioneering Communication


Fillable Forms - requires Acrobat Reader version 4.0 or higher.

C-1 Appointment and Certification of Political Treasurer

C-2 Campaign Financial Disclosure Report
Pg 1 Summary
Pg 2 Detailed Summary
*Pg 3 Itemized Contributions
*Pg 4 Itemized Expenditures
*Pg 5 In-Kind Contributions & Expenditures
*Pg 6 Loans
*Pg 7 Credit Cards & Debt
*Pg 8 Credit Card & Debt Itemization
*Pg 9 Pledged Contributions Not Yet Received

* If you are filling out multiple pages you will need to fill out the page, print it out, clear it and then fill it out with your second page of data. Typing over the page deletes what you previously entered.

C-4 Independent Expenditures

C-5 48 Hour Notice

C-6 Statement by a Nonbusiness Entity

C-7 48 Hour Notice of Independent Expenditures

C-8 Report of Electioneering Communication

We'll also gladly send these forms to you on CD. Just email us a request at the link below.

  Miscellaneous Information

Reporting dates for the 2013/2014 Election Cycle

Frequently Asked Questions

What is an independent expenditure?

Tax Information for Political Organizations

Political parties, campaign committees for candidates for federal, state, or local office, and political action committees are all political organizations subject to tax under 527. A new law (P.L. 106-230) imposes three different reporting and disclosure requirements on section 527 organizations: (1) an initial notice; (2) periodic reports on contributors and expenditures; and (3) other filing requirements.

Revenue Ruling 2003-49.  This Revenue Ruling provides questions and answers relating to the reporting and disclosure requirements for political organizations described in section 527 of the Internal Revenue Code, as amended by Pub. L. 107-276.  This new law made changes with respect to:  (1) notice of status, (2) periodic reports of contributions and expenditures, and (3) annual returns.  The Revenue Ruling supercedes Revenue Ruling 2000-49.  The new Revenue Ruling will appear in the 2003-20 IRB published on May 19, 2003.

FAQ's are posted at the IRS Web site www.irs.gov/polorgs.

Publications
(provided in PDF format)

Sunshine Law Manual

2014 Campaign Disclosure Manual


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