What are considered unacceptable contributions?
  • Any contribution received by a candidate on the day of the election or less than 5 days prior to the day of election.  
  • This contribution must be returned to the contributor and may not be used or expended by or on behalf of the candidate.  
  • Anonymous contributions must be reported on the candidate’s campaign treasurer report as an anonymous contribution.   A letter should be submitted to the filing officer explaining the circumstances surrounding the acceptance of the anonymous contribution.  The anonymous contribution cannot be spent.  At the end of the campaign, the candidate must donate the anonymous contribution to an appropriate entity under 106.141 F.S.

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1. Which forms need to be submitted first?
2. Why is the Town's qualifying period only one day?
3. Can I appoint myself as treasurer?
4. What is the responsibility of a treasurer?
5. What is considered a contribution?
6. What are considered unacceptable contributions?
7. Can I loan myself money for my campaign?
8. Are the signed petitions mandatory?
9. Can I put up political signs for my campaign?
10. Who will see my election documents?
11. Do I have to be a resident of Palm Beach to run for Town Council?
12. Do I have to fill out the new Form 6 Financial Disclosure Form?
13. Is the Town Clerk’s office responsible for ensuring my forms are correct?