Campaign Finance Board

City Council candidate Joe Concannon calls ‘fraud’ on Campaign Finance Board
City Council candidate Joe Concannon calls ‘fraud’ on Campaign Finance Board
Politics Melissa Chan 10/24/2013 at 9:57AM

The retired police captain running a pointed City Council bid against a popular incumbent says the city’s Campaign Finance Board should have accommodated his late entrance into the race. Joe Concannon, who is taking on Councilmember Mark Weprin in a general election next month, said he was a “victim” of the CFB’s “incompetence and fraud” [...]

John Liu to go ‘full steam ahead’ with campaign despite no matching funds
John Liu to go ‘full steam ahead’ with campaign despite no matching funds
Politics Cristabelle Tumola 8/05/2013 at 7:03PM

City Comptroller John Liu has vowed to go “full steam ahead” with his mayoral bid despite losing out on millions in funds. The city’s Campaign Finance Board (CFB) on Monday denied Liu’s campaign public matching funds that could have doubled the approximately $3.5 million the candidate has raised so far. Liu’s campaign was denied the [...]

Former Queens Councilmember Eric Gioia owes thousands for campaign violations
Politics Melissa Chan 7/31/2013 at 3:12PM

Former Councilmember Eric Gioia owes more than $72,000 in total penalties for about a dozen violations his failed election campaign for public advocate committed in 2009. The offenses include accepting over-the-limit and corporate contributions and failing to provide bank statements or report transactions, the city’s Campaign Finance Board said. The ex-legislator was also fined nearly [...]

Campaign contributions filed
Politics Queens Courier Staff 7/19/2013 at 12:49PM

The city’s Campaign Finance Board has posted the following filings for 2013 city and Queens races. Candidates collected these net contributions from May 12 to July 11. Disclosure statements were due July 15. MAYOR* Adolfo Carrion, Jr.: $1,157,055 John Catsimatidis: $4,018,585 Bill de Blasio: $4,141,972 Joe Lhota: $1,798,839 John Liu: $3,389,446 Christine Quinn: $7,637,577 Bill [...]

Candidates release campaign filings for 2013 city, Queens races
Candidates release campaign filings for 2013 city, Queens races
Politics Queens Courier Staff 3/15/2013 at 2:48PM

The city’s Campaign Finance Board (CFB) has posted the following campaign filings for 2013 city and Queens races. More will be trickling in throughout the day. Candidates collected the following net contributions from January 12 to March 11. Disclosures were due to the CFB today. MAYOR Joseph Lhota: $731,601 John Liu: $105,775 John Catsimatidis: $15,950 [...]

Weprin fined for comptroller campaign violations
Weprin fined for comptroller campaign violations
News Melissa Chan 12/05/2012 at 3:43PM

A state legislator was penalized thousands of dollars after the city determined his run for comptroller was fraught with violations. According to the city’s Campaign Finance Board (CFB), Assemblymember David Weprin owes $28,184 in total penalties and $325,561 in public funds repayments for a dozen violations his failed election campaign for comptroller committed in 2009. [...]

Campaign cash filling coffers
News Michael Pantelidis 1/25/2012 at 2:07PM

If forced to go to “war,” Councilmember Peter Vallone Jr. would have the funds to flaunt the biggest arsenal in Queens. According to recent filings with the city’s Campaign Finance Board, Vallone has a current balance of more than $850,000 — after receiving contributions totaling $1,049,819 — placing him first among the council’s Queens delegation. [...]