Agenda Item
Docket No. 21-376
Request that the Board waive (two) $400 and $400 campaign finance late fees totaling $800 assessed against Charlene Gordon, a candidate for Council Member, District I, City of Port Allen, West Baton Rouge Parish, in the November 3, 2020 election, whose 30-P and 10-P campaign finance disclosure reports were filed 42 and 21 days late, respectively.
Charlene Gordon requests a waiver and states the following:

T-Shirts were donated during her recent campaign for Port Allen City Council. The cost of this donation exceeded the minimum amount allowable thus making her required to file. She said that due to the foregoing information she request waiver of fees as she did not realize that she was required to file.

ELECTION: November 3, 2020
DAYS LATE: 42 & 21
ASSESSED FEE: $400 & $400
REPORTS DUE: October 5, 2020 and October 26, 2020
REPORTS FILED: Both - November 16, 2020

ACTIVITY REPORT: 30-P $956.57 in Receipt; $576.78 in Expenditures and $-0 Funds on Hand at Close of Reporting Period

10-P $-0 in Receipts; $-0 in Expenditures and $-0 Funds on Hand at Close of Reporting Period


11/8/2016 Election: 40-G (7 days late) $280

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
2021-376 - CF Waiver Request Charlene Gordon 30-P
2021-376 - CF Waiver Request Charlene Gordon 10-P