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OBJECTIONS TO CANDIDACY

Please be advised that La. R.S. 18:492 and La. R.S. 18:463 provides that the Louisiana Board of Ethics may object to the candidacy of a person who, on qualifying for elected office, erroneously certifies that he does not have any outstanding fines, fees, or penalties pursuant to the Louisiana Code of Governmental Ethics or Campaign Finance Disclosure Act. The Louisiana Board of Ethics may object to your candidacy for elected office as long as any late fee order and/or judgment remains unsatisfied.

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*Important Information*
Changes to Filing Requirements
Effective August 1, 2012

Candidates for "any other" public office
who make expenditures in excess of $2500
will NOW be required to file
Campaign Finance Disclosure Reports.
The previous threshold amount was $5000.



Leaders Software : Louisiana Ethics Administration Disclosure and Electronic Reporting System.
LEADERS : Download LEADERS software, User Guides, or the Vendor Pack.
FAQs : Frequently asked questions about the LEADERS software package.
Help Videos : Videos designed to provide an introduction to using LEADERS.

Electronic Filing Affidavits

Filing Schedules : Information on campaign finance filing requirements and deadlines.

Filing Schedule Information : Information on campaign finance filing requirements and deadlines.

Filing Schedules by Year : List of Campaign Finance Filing Schedules by Year.
Candidate Level of Office : Search engine that can be used to determine the level of office (ANY, DIS, or MAJ) for filing campaign fiannce disclosure reports.

Related Laws : Laws pertaining to campaign financing.

Campaign Finance Opinions : Rulings by the Louisiana Board of Ethics regarding the Campaign Finance Disclosure Act.

View Reports : Campaign Finance reports filed by Candidates and Political Action Committees since the October 1998 election cycle, Registration and Expenditure reports filed by Lobbyists since 1999, and Financial Disclosure reports filed since 1999 may be viewed here.

PAC Lists : Lists of Political Action Committees

View Outstanding Fines - Candidates : For reports filed late or not filed.

View Outstanding Fines - PACs : For reports filed late or not filed.

Download Report Forms : Download forms for filing Candidate, Committee, and Financial Disclosure Reports in Adobe Acrobat format.
Candidate Forms
Committee Forms
Recall/Other Persons Forms
Disclosure Forms
Miscellaneous Forms
Electronic Filing Affidavits

Training : List of seminars hosted by the Louisiana Board of Ethics and links to register for upcoming seminars.