Electronic Filing Registration- Form 30-D-1
This form is used by the secretary of state's office to register a committee to file its campaign finance reports electronically pursuant to R.C. 3517.106. Only the committees of candidates for statewide office, candidates for general assembly, candidates for judge of a court of appeals, state political parties, county political parties (when required by law), legislative campaign funds, state political action committees (PACs) or state political contributing entities (PCEs) are to use this form. This form does not replace or substitute for a Designation of Treasurer form. A committee still must file a Designation of Treasurer Form 30-D prior to receiving contributions or making
Committees wishing to file campaign finance reports electronically utilizing either the Online Internet or the Email filing options must submit this form to the secretary of state's office prior to attempting to file.
All committees that register to file electronically will receive from the secretary of state's office a user name, password, and an electronic signature unique to the committee.
The full committee name, address, etc. must be the same as those listed on the committee's most recent Designation of Treasurer (Form 30-D). An updated 30-D should be filed if the committee information, i.e. address or treasurer(s) changes. All committees should complete this section.
Committees filing reports via the E-mail option will need to complete the bottom section of the form. As a security feature to prevent the filing of false reports, email submissions must come from a designated pre-authorized email address. A committee may designate up to three email addresses as authorized submission addresses. The name of the individual associated with the email address should also be indicated.
This form must be signed by either the candidate or treasurer of the committee and filed directly with the Ohio secretary of state's office.