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Finding Information

  • Hot Topics – This list has links to the most recent information regarding filing deadlines and schedules, changes to the law, rules proposed and adopted, and software upgrades.
  • Browsing – There are two menus available for browsing our site. One is located at the top of the page. Another is located on the left side of the page. Just place your mouse pointer over one of the topics listed in either menu and click.
  • Calendar – The commission calendar contains filing schedules and filing deadlines for all filer types (candidates and officeholders, lobbyists, political action committees,etc.) and the Ethics Commission meeting schedule.

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Our forms are provided in PDF format and you will need Adobe Reader 4.0 or above or Acrobat 4.0 or above to print or view our forms on your computer. The majority of our publications (guides, form instructions, statutes and opinions) are provided in both HTML and PDF formats. Note: There are differences between Adobe Reader and Acrobat software.


The Ethics Commission web site has been developed with Dreamweaver MX 2004 and makes use of the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) standards including HTML 4.0 and CSS. For users of screen readers, we recommend the Site Map (Text Only Version) for convenience and ease of use.

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