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Executive Committee

Executive Committee Reporting Dates
YearReportPeriod EndsReport DueDue From
20232nd Semi-Annual report12/31/20231/31/2024All Executive Committees
20241st Semi-Annual report6/30/20247/31/2024All Executive Committees
20242nd Semi-Annual report12/31/20241/31/2025All Executive Committees
20251st Semi-Annual report6/30/20258/4/2025All Executive Committees
20252nd Semi-Annual report12/31/20252/3/2026All Executive Committees
Contribution Limits For Executive Committee
  • From an individual: $5,000 per year 
  • From a corporation: Prohibited
  • From an executive committee: Unlimited Transfer of Funds 
  • From a caucus campaign committee: $5,000 per year 
  • From a contributing organization Help : $5,000 per year 
  • From a permanent committee (PAC) Help : $5,000 per year 
  • Cash contributions Help : $100.00 per contributor per election
  • Anonymous contributions: $100.00 per contributor per election (Maximum aggregate $2,000 per election)

In-kind and monetary contributions jointly count toward both the “per election” and the “per year” contribution limits.

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Executive Committee​​ FAQ​​​​​

The Registry assigns a number to a candidate for each election. This number will be assigned each time the candidate notifies the Registry of his or her intent to run for office. (The Primary and General are separate elections.)
There is no limit on contributions made to a candidate or a slate of candidates from executive committees.
No. Corporate contributions of any kind, monetary or in-kind, to executive committees are prohibited pursuant to KRS 121.035, except to the extent that the contribution is designated to a state executive committee's building fund account established under KRS 121.172.
No. Limited liability companies (LLCs) and limited liability partnerships (LLPs) are considered “corporations” under Kentucky’s campaign finance law, and corporations are prohibited from making contributions directly to candidates, slates of candidates, or committees.
No.  Under Kentucky’s campaign finance law, “corporation” means any corporation, company, partnership, joint stock company, or association.  Since corporations are prohibited from making contributions directly to candidates, slates of candidates, or committees, a partnership may not contribute money directly to an executive committee.  However, non-corporate partners may contribute a maximum of $5,000 per calendar year individually from funds derived from the partnership. If a partnership check is issued, information from the partnership must be obtained listing the percentage of the contribution attributable to each partner.
While this check can be deposited in the executive committee’s regular checking account, it is recommended that two separate accounts be maintained. Regardless, the general fund and the ITC fund must be reported separately on the committee’s finance statements filed with the Registry. If an executive committee does not wish to retain ITC funds, checks may be endorsed to the state executive committee, or sent back to the Revenue Cabinet. DO NOT SEND THE CHECK TO THE REGISTRY.
The Income Tax Check-Off program allows taxpayers to designate on their income tax forms two dollars ($2.00) to be forwarded to the political party of their choice. Fifty cents (.50) is forwarded to the executive committee in the taxpayer’s county of residence and the remainder is forwarded to the designated political party’s state executive committee. Referred to as “ITC funds,” these monies may be used only to support the party’s candidates in the general election and to pay administrative expenses associated with party headquarters. The Registry is required to annually audit the records of ITC receipts and expenditures of executive committees receiving over $1,500 in ITC funds, and may annually audit the ITC records of all other executive committees. The Registry must report the results of each ITC audit conducted to the General Assembly, pursuant to KRS 121.230(5).
No. The Registry also needs to be notified. The Registry sends update letters and reporting forms once a year. If the information changes after this, the committee should send a letter to the Registry to notify of the changes.
Yes. Contributions not exceeding $5,000 may be made to any local executive committee.   Likewise, contributions not exceeding $5,000 may be given to any state executive committee. 
No. Those organizations are primarily social in nature. However, funds may be expended for advertising with the organization so long as the expenditure furthers a candidacy.
The maximum contribution limit to an executive committee is $5,000 per calendar year (not per election) in the aggregate. For example, if a contributor makes $5,000 in total contributions to an executive committee on January 1, 20XX, that contributor cannot make any more contributions to that executive committee until the next calendar year.
Yes. All committees must file reports whether or not they have had any financial activity.
Yes, but the check must be signed by both spouses or a statement must be provided indicating the donative intent of the check.
Political Advertising is any advertisement advocating the election or defeat of any candidate, political party, or public issue. For example, Political Advertising would NOT include the announcement of a fish fry sponsored by a political organization unless the advertisement stated that the fish fry endorses a candidate.​