State Board to host campaign finance seminars

CLE Credits Available for Attorneys Who Pre-register

The state Board of Elections will host campaign finance seminars in Buffalo for Erie County and another in Rochester for Monroe County. The Buffalo seminar will be held at the Walter J. Mahoney State Office Building 65 Court Street, Room 4, First Floor, Buffalo, Tuesday, May 9, from 9 a.m. to noon; and the Rochester seminar will be held at the Monroe County Board of Elections Service Center, 2595 Brighton-Henrietta Town Line Road, Rochester, Wednesday, May 10, from 9 a.m. to noon.

The seminars will include a presentation on campaign financial disclosure requirements as defined in state Election Law. Conducted by NYSBOE’s Compliance Unit, these seminars are designed to assist candidates and committees in understanding the law and the disclosure process. Members of the media and the public are welcome.

Attorneys who pre-register and attend can receive three Continuing Legal Education credits. Certified Public Accountants who pre-register and attend can receive three Continuing Professional Education credits.

The seminars, which are free-of-charge, are held in partnership with the county board of elections. Those interested in attending a seminar can register on the NYSBOE website at www.elections.ny.gov.

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