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Legislative Candidate Brochure Index


Below are brochures provided by the Board that contain helpful information regarding topics of interest to legislative candidates.


Registering Committee (last updated 08/2005)


Dissolving Committee (last updated 08/2005)


Paid for by attribution on Political Material (last updated 05/2009)


Guide for Campaign Fundraising (last updated 07/2004)


Use of Campaign Funds for Meals (last updated 05/2008)


Use of Public Money or Property for Political Purposes (last updated 07/2004)


Guide for Prohibited & Permitted Corporate Activity (last updated 07/2004)


Effective Dates of Laws on Dates/Times for Filing Campaign Reports (last updated 04/2009)


Summary of Law for Legislative Candidates (last updated 05/2008)


Campaign Sign Placement (last updated 08/2008)


Reporting of Mileage Reimbursement by Campaigns (last updated 07/2008)


Lobbyists/PACs Making Contributions During Session/Contested Primary (last updated 12/2005)

These brochures are meant as general guidelines. Please refer to the campaign finance laws in Iowa Code 68A and the rules in Chapter 4 of the Iowa Administrative Code or contact the Board with any question.