Terms Used In Florida Statutes 106.023

  • Campaign treasurer: means an individual appointed by a candidate or political committee as provided in this chapter. See Florida Statutes 106.011
  • Candidate: means a person to whom any of the following applies:
    (a) A person who seeks to qualify for nomination or election by means of the petitioning process. See Florida Statutes 106.011
  • Filing officer: means the person before whom a candidate qualifies or the agency or officer with whom a political committee or an electioneering communications organization registers. See Florida Statutes 106.011

(1) Each candidate must file a statement with the qualifying officer within 10 days after filing the appointment of campaign treasurer and designation of campaign depository, stating that the candidate has read and understands the requirements of this chapter. Such statement shall be provided by the filing officer and shall be in substantially the following form:


I,  , candidate for the office of  , have been provided access to read and understand the requirements of Chapter 106, Florida Statutes.

  (Signature of candidate)         (Date)  

Willful failure to file this form is a violation of ss. 106.19(1)(c) and 106.25(3), F.S.

(2) The execution and filing of the statement of candidate does not in and of itself create a presumption that any violation of this chapter or chapter 104 is a willful violation.