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Frequently Asked Questions
When should I open a committee?
Within 10 days of opening a bank account, accepting or spending money in support of your candidacy, announcing your candidacy publicly, or filing for candidacy at the Board of Elections office.
What forms will I need to open a committee?
Print the forms in the Statement of Organization Packet.
Who can and cannot be my treasurer?
The candidate may be their own treasurer. The treasurer may not be the candidate's spouse, or anyone under the age of 18. It is preferred that the person have previous experience in finance or campaign finance.
Who needs to take treasurer training?
Campaign finance training is required for the treasurer of a candidate's committee, but it is also the main venue for learning about what is accepted and prohibited for a candidate's campaign. It is recommended that the candidate attend training with the treasurer, as well as anyone who will be handling campaign transactions.
Is training available online?
Yes. Follow the above link for information about signing up for online treasurer training.
Is the campaign finance software required for Wake County?
The campaign finance software is HIGHLY RECOMMENDED by Wake County. Please use the above link for instructions on downloading the software from the NC State Board of Elections website.
What are the regulations on campaign signs in Wake County?
View the newly updated Political Campaign Sign Regulations