§ 106.023 Statement of candidate.
Overview of Statute
This statute states that every candidate has to file a statement within 10 days after choosing a treasurer and designating a campaign depository. The statute also provides the text of the statement.
(1) Each candidate must file a statement with the qualifying officer within 10 days after filing the appointment of campaign treasurer and designation of campaign depository, stating that the candidate has read and understands the requirements of this chapter. Such statement shall be provided by the filing officer and shall be in substantially the following form:
STATEMENT OF CANDIDATE
I, ______, candidate for the office of ______, have been provided access to read and understand the requirements of Chapter 106, Florida Statutes.
(Signature of candidate) (Date)
s. 26, ch. 90-315; s. 638, ch. 95-147; s. 15, ch. 2004-252; s. 15, ch. 2008-4; s. 55, ch. 2011-40.
1. Definition for Filing Officer
The person before whom a candidate qualifies or the agency or officer with whom a political committee or an electioneering communications organization registers. Fla. Stat. § 106.011(11).
2. Definition for Campaign Treasurer
An individual appointed by a candidate or political committee as provided in chapter 106. Fla. Stat. § 106.011(2).
3. Definition for Candidate
Any person to whom any one or more of the following applies:
Regulations & Guidance
Fla. Jur. 2d Elections s 103, Campaign treasurers; depositories
Lobbying, PACs, and Campaign Finance s 11:71, Overview