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05/11/2011
Registry Meeting May 11, 2011

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04/13/2011

Registry Meeting April 13, 2011

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03/09/2011

Registry Meeting March 9, 2011

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Aggregate Contribution Limit Change
Based on the CPI, we are required to increase the aggregate contribution limits and the lobbyist expenditure gift limit every 2 years. It is that time! Here are the new numbers for 2011/2012: Aggregate contribution Limits (TCA 2-10-312):
  • Individual to all state and local candidates $44,800 (this is a 2 year cap in total for 2011 and 2012)
  • Individual to state and local PACs $68,900 (this is a 2 year cap in total for 2011 and 2012)
  • Overall $113,700 (this is a 2 year cap in total for 2011 and 2012)
Lobbyist Gift Limits:
  • Per event $55 3-6-305(b) (8), (9) and (10) - Annual Limit from employer of lobbyist to a person for 3-6-305(b)(10) $110
 
Year End Supplemental report due January 31, 2011.

Any candidate with an open campaign account in an off election year must file a year-end supplemental report for the period July 1, 2010 - January 15, 2011.

 
4th Quarter Financial Disclosure report due January 25, 2011.
Candidates for the 2010 election year with an open campaign account are required to file a 4th Quarter for the period ending January 15, 2011.
  All PACs are required to file a 4th Quarter for the period October 24, 2010 - January 15, 2011.
01/12/2011
Registry meeting January 12, 2011.

The TN Registry of Election Finance will meet on Wednesday January 12, 2011 for a regularly scheduled meeting. The meeting will begin at 10:30 a.m. (CDT) in Suite 104 of Parkway Towers, located at 404 James Robertson Parkway, Nashville, Tennessee.

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Pre-General Financial Disclosure report due October 26, 2010.

Those candidates who participate in the General elections are required to file a Pre-General report for the period ending October 23, 2010.

 
PAC Contribution Blackout Begins October 24, 2010.

PACs, which are not controlled by a political party or a caucus, may not make campaign contributions to candidates on November 2, 2010 election ballot from October 24, 2010 to November 1, 2010. PACs may resume making campaign contributions on November 2, 2010. T.C.A.§ 2-10-117

11/13/2010
Registry meeting October 13, 2010.

The TN Registry of Election Finance will meet on Wednesday October 13, 2010 for a regularly scheduled meeting. The meeting will begin at 10:30 a.m. (CDT) in Suite 104 of Parkway Towers, located at 404 James Robertson Parkway, Nashville, Tennessee.

 
3rd Quarter Financial Disclosure report due October 12, 2010.

Candidates and PACs are required to file a 3rd Quarter for the period ending September 30, 2010