Public Financing Pilot Program
Enacted on March 31, 2014, Title 2 of Article 14 of the Election Law provides for a pilot program for matching financing for the 2014 primary and general election to the Office of the State Comptroller. This section of the New York State Board of Elections website will provide updates and information pertaining to the Public Financing Pilot Program as it becomes available.
Chapter 55 of the Laws of 2014, Subpart D NYS Election Law, Article 14, Title II, Matching Financing:
Adopted Emergency Regulations
Emergency regulation relative to the Public Financing Pilot Program was discussed and adopted by the Board at its May 22, 2014 meeting. The language for the adopted emergency regulation can be accessed using the link below.
- Pilot Program General Information( 197KB)
- Pilot Program - Threshold for Eligibility and Maximum Public Funds ( 233KB)
- Participating and Non-Participating Candidate Contribution Limits( 206KB)
- Certification Form for Participants( 314KB)
48 Hour/24 Hour and $500 Disclosures of Public Financing Pilot Program
Each contribution or loan received in excess of $1,000 shall be disclosed electronically to NYSBOE within 48 hours. If a contribution or loan over $1,000 is received the day after the cut-off date of the 11 Day Pre-Election report up to Election Day, it must be disclosed to NYSBOE within 24 hours.
For each contribution of $500 or more, the authorized committee must report to NYSBOE the occupation and business address of each contributor, lender and intermediary.
All 48 Hour/24 hour and $500 Disclosures must be reported to NYSBOE on the next applicable election cycle or periodic report.