Campaign Finance

An individual must comply with campaign finance requirements once they become a candidate.  For campaign finance purposes, a person becomes a candidate once they 1) receive more than $100.00 in campaign contributions; or 2) make more than $100.00 in expenditures.  Once a person reaches this threshold, they must open a campaign finance committee by filing a Statement of Organization (CFA-1), with the Circuit Court Clerk for local offices, or with the Indiana Election Division for Federal and State Offices.  Judicial Offices and candidates for Prosecutor file campaign finance paperwork with the Clerk, even though they file for candidacy with the State. 

Each candidate must sign a statement indicating their awareness of campaign finance requirements, at the time of the filing of the candidate's declaration of candidacy for office.  Please find the links to all the campaign finance forms, below.

Campaign Finance Reporting Schedule

CFA-1 Statement of Organization

CFA-4 Report of Receipts and Expenditures of a Political Committee

CFA-11 Supplemental "Large Contribution" Report

CFA-2 Political Action Committee or Legislative Caucus Committee Statement of Organization

CFA-3 Regular Party Committee Statement of Organization

For more detalied campaign finance information, please refer to the 2018 Indiana Campaign Finance Manual


Important Information

2018 Elections 

2018 is a Countywide Election Year, and the Primary Election will be held on Tuesday, May 8, 2018. 

Local candidates wishing to file for offices on the Primary Election ballot can do so at the Office of the Circuit Court Clerk between January 10, 2018 and noon on February 9, 2018.  The full list of offices to be on the ballot can be found under candidate info.


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Contact Us

Contact Us!Clerk's Office: (574)-535-6469
Voter Registration: (574)-535-6775 or (574)-535-6774
Address: 101 N Main St #204, Goshen, IN 46526

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