Board staff schedules periodic training to assist clients in meeting the requirements of Chapter 10A. Classes in the use of the Campaign Finance software are scheduled in both election and nonelection years. Training in compliance with Chapter 10A, and in filling out reports required of candidates, political committees and party units are scheduled during an election year.

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If you wish to participate in this training session, please call the numbers listed below in advance to make a reservation. Space is limited, so call early! When you call for a reservation, please tell us if you have any special needs.

2009 Training Schedule
190 Centennial Building
658 Cedar Street
St. Paul, Minnesota 55155
Telephone: (651) 296-5148
(800) 657-3889
Minnesota Relay Service: (800) 627-3529

(Click Here for Driving Directions to the Judicial Building)
The Centennial Building is across the street from the Judicial Building

Date Who Training: Time Where
April 14, 2009
Principal Campaign Committee, Political Party Units, and Political Committees and Funds Campaign Finance Reporter Software Training 1:00pm - 4:00pm Centennial Office Building
Columbine Room
April 27, 2009
Principal Campaign Committee, Political Party Units, and Political Committees and Funds Compliance Training 1:30pm - 4:00pm Judicial Center Building
Ground Floor Auditorium (G-1)

Training Details:

Campaign Finance Reporter Session (Basic understanding of Microsoft Windows is required.) – provides instruction on the use of campaign finance software.  This training will provide a complete introduction to Campaign Finance Reporter.  Attendees will leave with enough knowledge to set up their committees, record all of the usual types of financial transactions, and to create and file reports with the Board.

Compliance Training - provides a review of the contribution and expenditure limits, and record keeping requirements, contained in Minnesota Statutes Chapter 10A.

Report Training - provides a page by page review of the reports that must be filed by candidates, political committees and funds, and political party units with the Campaign Finance and Public Disclosure Board.

Two-hour parking meters are available on both sides of Cedar Street in front of the Centennial Building and on the Orange Level of the parking ramp behind the building. You may access the ramp on Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd.  All meters use quarters. If you have any other questions or concerns, please feel free to contact us at the numbers listed above.