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Committee and Party Resources

Political Committee and Party Publications

Political committees and parties may also visit the Florida Division of Elections website for information, publications or forms.

Publication dates reflect the current version of the publication and will be updated as revised versions become available.


Dates to Remember (11/2017)
Political Committee Handbook (03/15/18)
Political Committee Campaign Treasurer's Reporting Calendar (2018)
Political Party Campaign Treasurer's Reporting Calendar (2018)
Florida Statutes Chapter 103 (2017 Political Parties Only)
Florida Statutes Chapter 104 (2017 Election Code Violations)
Florida Statutes Chapter 106 (2017 Campaign Finance)

Where Does a Political Committee Register? 

(Area, Scope and Jurisdiction)

A political committee's desired area, scope and jurisdiction will determine where the committee must register.  If a political committee's area, scope or jurisdiction changes, the committee must update it's organizational forms.  Jurisdictional changes will require that a committee re-register with the proper entity.


1.  Political committees supporting or opposing statewide, legislative, multi-county candidates and/or issues must register with the Florida Division of Elections.

2.  Political committees supporting or opposing only municipal candidates or issues must register with the municipal clerk.  Contact the municipal clerk for more information.

3.  Political committees supporting or opposing countywide or less than countywide candidates and/or issues (except municipal) must register with this office.

4.  A political committee required to file in two or more locations only needs to file with the Florida Division of Elections.



Political Committee Registration Forms


Register a political committee in Lee County or make changes to an existing county political committee by completing and submitting the forms below.

 

  • Campaign Financial Reporting System Affidavit Initial Filing - Required 
    The Lee County Supervisor of Elections provides its own (CFR) Campaign Financial Reporting System for the filing of required campaign finance reports. The Lee County (CFR) Campaign Financial Reporting System facilitates the electronic filing of required campaign finance reports in lieu of filing original and signed campaign finance reports by hand delivery or standard mail.  Upon filing Forms DSDE 5, DS-DE 6, and DSDE 41, the chairman, campaign treasurer and deputy treasurer (if one is appointed) will be provided a User Identification Number, password and PIN access to the CFR System for the filing of required campaign treasurer’s reports.


Closing a Registered Political Committee 

(Voluntarily Disbanding)

A political committee, registered with the Lee County Supervisor of Elections, can voluntarily close it's registration (also known as disbanding) by notifying the Qualifying Officer in writing as soon as possible.

Contact the office at 239-533-8683 for guidance.


Cancellation of a Registered Political Committee 

(Conduct Warranting Cancellation)

As indicated in Florida Statute 106.03 and 106.07, the Supervisor of Elections has jurisdiction over political committees registered in Lee County. Rule 1S-2.021, of the Florida Administrative Code, contains the procedure to dissolve and/or cancel the registration of a political committee.

Tommy Doyle, Supervisor of Elections, Lee County

Mailing Address for all Correspondence:
P. O. Box 2545, Fort Myers FL 33902-2545
PHONE (all offices): 239 LEE-VOTE (239-533-8683)
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Public Records Requests:
Contact: Todd Putnam, Public Records Custodian
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