Agenda Item
Docket No. 20-092
Request that the Board waive a $660 and $600 campaign finance late fee assessed against Randy Vincent, a candidate for St. John the Baptist Parish President, in the October 12, 2019 election, whose 30-P and 10-G campaign finance disclosure reports were filed 11 and 14 days late, respectively.
Mr. Vincent states: As a first time political candidate, he lacked the requisite administrative assistance and incorrectly recorded the due dates for reports. During his campaign, his income was reduced due to time spent campaigning.
ELECTION: October 12, 2019
DAYS LATE: 11 & 14
ASSESSED FEE: $660 & $600
REPORTS DUE: September 12, 2019 and November 6, 2019
REPORTS FILED: September 23, 2019 and November 20, 2019

ACTIVITY REPORT: 30-P $ 27,072.80 in Receipt; $25,146.43 in Expenditures and $1,926.37 Funds on Hand at Close of Reporting Period

10-G $-0 in Receipts; $-0 in Expenditures and $2,341.47 Funds on Hand at Close of Reporting Period


10-P (44 days late)- $1,000

18:1505.4.A(1) Any candidate, the treasurer or chairman of a political committee, or any other person required to file any reports under this Chapter, who knowingly fails to file or who knowingly fails to timely file any such reports as are required by this Chapter may be assessed a civil penalty for each day until such report is filed.

18:1495.4D(1) If the final report of a candidate for an election, as required by Paragraph (5), (6), or (7)of Subsection B of this Section, shows a deficit or a surplus, the candidate and his treasurer, if any, shall file supplemental reports with the supervisory committee of all information required in R.S. 18:1495.5. Such reports shall be filed annually no later than February fifteenth and shall be complete through the preceding December thirty-first. Such a supplemental report shall be filed each year until a report has been filed which shows no deficit and until any surplus campaign funds have been disposed of in accordance with R.S. 18:1505.2(I). The report on surplus funds shall disclose the disbursement of such funds in the same manner as expenditures are reported.

Decline to waive.

Assigned Attorney: Charles Reeves
2020-092 Waiver Request Randy Vincent 30-P
2020-092- Staff Memo -Waiver Request 10-G