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Committees fail to file campaign finance reports (2010)

November 1, 2010

The Commission cited campaign committees in October for failing to file the October Quarterly Report and the 12-Day Pre-General Report required by the Federal Election Campaign Act (the Act). 

October Quarterly report 

The Commission cited seven campaign committees for failing to file the October Quarterly report required by the Act. 

As of October 29, 2010, the required disclosure reports had not been received from: 

  • Vote McNealy (CO-6); 
  • Bernie DeCastro Campaign Committee (FL); 
  • Banciella for US Congress (FL18); 
  • Tim Olson for Congress Committee (MN-8); 
  • Committee to Elect Juan N. Babauta for Congress (MP); 
  • Roberts for Ohio (OH-3); and 
  • Friends of James Whitfield (TN5). 

The reports were due on October 15, 2010, and should have included financial activity through September 30, 2010. 

The FEC notified committees of their filing requirements on September 21, 2010. Those committees that did not file on the due date were sent notification on October 22, 2010, that their reports had not been received and that their names would be published if they did not respond within four business days. 

Pre-General report 

The Commission cited 34 campaign committees for failing to file the 12-Day Pre-General Election Report required by the Act for the general election held on November 2, 2010. 

As of October 29, 2010, the required disclosure reports had not been received from: 

  • Trevor Drown for US Senate (AR); 
  • Elect Ian Gilyeat (AZ); Joslyn for Senate (AZ); 
  • Goodwin Exploratory Committee (CA-19); 
  • Vote McNealy (CO-6); 
  • Bernie DeCastro Campaign Committee (FL); 
  • Bobbie Bean Committee for US Senate (FL); 
  • Snitker for Senate (FL); 
  • Martin-Back for Congress (FL-3); 
  • Jim Horn Election Committee (FL-16); 
  • Banciella for US Congress (FL-18); 
  • Kunst for Congress (FL-20); 
  • Craig Porter for Congress (FL-25); 
  • Committee to Elect Roderick Vereen for Congress (FL-17); 
  • Willoughby for Congress (HI-2); 
  • Bendas for Congress (IL-3); 
  • Wilhelm for Congress (MD-3); 
  • Committee to Elect Michael Engel for Congress (MA-1); 
  • Gerry Dembrowski PAC (MA-7); 
  • Tim Olson for Congress Committee (MN-8); 
  • Lance Enderle for Congress (MI-8); 
  • Committee to Elect Juan N. Babauta for Congress (MP); 
  • Committee to Elect Liz Berney (NY-5); 
  • Jeff Doctor for Congress (NC-9); 
  • Roberts for Ohio (OH-3); 
  • Citizens for Litt (OH-4); 
  • John Anderson for Congress (OH-7); 
  • O’Neill for Congress 2010 (OH-14); 
  • Ben Frasier for Congress (SC-1); 
  • Jim Pratt for Congress (SC-6); 
  • Friends of James Whitfield (TN-5); 
  • Jackie Miller for Congress (TN-5); 
  • Elect Steve Mueller Campaign Committee (TX-9); and
  •  Kolosso for Congress Election Committee (WI-5). 

The reports were due on October 21, 2010, and should have included financial activity for the period October 1, 2010, through October 13, 2010.

If sent by certified or registered mail, the reports should have been postmarked by October 18, 2010. The FEC notified committees involved in the general election of their filing requirement on September 27, 2010. Those committees that did not file on the due date were sent notification on October 22, 2010 that their reports had not been received and that their names would be published if they did not respond within four business days.