The Online Election Finance Training Seminar will bring candidates and their campaign staffs up-to-date on campaign finance laws and help them understand what is statutorily required.
Candidates and their treasurers will learn:
Essential elements of the campaign finance laws
Duties and responsibilities of a well organized campaign
How to recognize and report a contribution
Expenditures that are allowed and those that are not allowed
How to complete the campaign finance reporting form
The Election Finance Training Seminar provides answers to questions such as:
How much money can an individual contribute to my campaign?
Is the money I put in my campaign account considered a contribution or a loan?
What is an in-kind contribution and how is it reported?
How will the electronic filing software assist with filing my campaign finance statements?
What does the disclaimer on advertising need to say?
Registering and Getting Started
Before viewing the Online Election Finance Training Seminar, you will need to create a username. You will be able to access the training at any time and as frequently as desired. When you logout and then log back in using your username and password, you can resume viewing where you left off.
The Registry recommends that you download our
Candidate Guide to Campaign Finance.
Everything covered in the Online Election Finance Training Seminar can be found in this guide. Neither the
Candidate Guide to Campaign Finance
nor the Online Election Finance Training Seminar in any way supersedes statutory law or any administrative regulation promulgated by the Kentucky Registry of Election Finance.
***The Online Election Finance Training Seminar is currently not available! The Registry is making revisions to the training to incorporate SB75 campaign finance law changes.