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October 19 2007 - Campaign Finance report filers:

REMINDER TO ALL PHILADELPHIA CAMPAIGN FINANCE FILERS:

 

Filing deadline: The deadline for filing Campaign Finance reports for Cycle 5 is the close of business on Friday, October 26th, 2007.

 

Campaign finance customer service headquarters: For the fall election cycle campaign finance filing periods, a temporary filing headquarters will be available for the convenience of Philadelphia filers. The filing headquarters will be located in the Marriott Residence Inn, One East Penn Square (corner of Market and Juniper, across the street from City Hall). The room will be identified on the hotel's information board, labeled "City of Philadelphia Campaign Finance Filing Center" and easily-accessible from the lobby.

 

Filers wishing to enter their records using city computers or needing assistance with any method of electronic filing are urged to come to the filing headquarters during filing week.
 
The filing headquarters will be open and customer service staff available Monday (Oct. 22nd), Tuesday (Oct. 23rd), Wednesday (Oct. 24th), Thursday (Oct. 25th) and Friday (Oct. 26th) from
9 AM until 7 PM each day. Computer workstations will be available for those filers wishing to input campaign finance records onsite.

 

Individual filing support sessions: Campaign Finance filers may reserve times at the filing center at the Residence Inn to receive one-on-one training or to input their reports. Time slots are available hourly from 9 AM to 6 PM daily from Monday, Oct. 22nd through Friday, Oct. 26th. Filers wishing to reserve a time are requested to call 215-686-2225 or 215-686-2261.

 

Three training sessions will also be offered online via Webex. Access information for the Webex sessions is provided in the table below:

 

Webex sessions:

October 24, 2007
12:00 pm

Event Address for Attendees: 
https://ttechec.webex.com/ttechec/onstage/g.php?d=666770617&t=a
Teleconference information:
Conference Number: 1-866-642-1665
Pass Code: 195664

 

 

October 25, 2007
2:30 pm

Event Address for Attendees:
https://ttechec.webex.com/ttechec/onstage/g.php?d=669321609&t=a
Teleconference information:
Conference Number: 1-866-642-1665
Pass Code: 195664

 

 

October 25, 2007
6:00 pm

Event Address for Attendees:
https://ttechec.webex.com/ttechec/onstage/g.php?d=663198236&t=a
Teleconference information:
Conference Number: 1-866-642-1665
Pass Code: 195664

 


Important note to filers submitting reports on CD: If you submit the text files of the five required reports on CD, please label the CD with the following:

  • Name of Candidate or Committee
  • Cycle and year
  • Contact Name
  • Contact Phone Number
  • Alternate Phone Number

 

For additional information:
For information about Pennsylvania's campaign finance filing legal requirements, please contact the Campaign Finance Division at (717) 787-5280 or via e-mail at ra-bcel@state.pa.us, or visit their website (http://www.campaignfinance.state.pa.us/).

 

For questions about Philadelphia's campaign finance laws and reporting requirements, please contact the Philadelphia Board of Ethics website (http://www.phila.gov/ethicsboard/) or
call (215) 686-9450.

 

For information about acceptable electronic filing methods and procedures, please call the Records Department at (215) 686-2225. Check the Philadelphia Records Department's Campaign Finance website at http://www.phila.gov/records/CampaignFinance/CampaignFinance.html regularly for updates.