Getting Started - How to Organize with OCPF

Candidate

Statewide, Governor's Council, House and Senate

Step 1

Click here to organize your committee with OCPF. (Instructions)

Step 2

Complete CPF D103 Form to set up your Depository Bank Account. (Instructions)

Check the list of banks participating with OCPF.

Step 3

Complete Online Treasurer Training. (Instructions)

Step 4

Start using OCPF Reporter to prepare and file your campaign finance reports. (Instructions)

Candidate

County and District

Step 1

Click here to organize your committee with OCPF. (Instructions)

Step 2

Complete CPF D103 Form to set up your Depository Bank Account. (Instructions)

Check the list of banks participating with OCPF.

Step 3

Complete Online Treasurer Training. (Instructions)

Step 4

Start using OCPF Reporter to prepare and file your campaign finance reports. (Instructions)

Candidate

Mayoral, and City Council in cities with population of more than 65000

Step 1

Click here to organize your committee with OCPF. (Instructions)

Step 2

Complete CPF D103 Form to set up your Depository Bank Account. (Instructions)

Check the list of banks participating with OCPF.

Step 3

Complete Online Treasurer Training. (Instructions)

Step 4

Start using OCPF Reporter to prepare and file your campaign finance reports. (Instructions)

PAC

Political Action Committees

Step 1

Click here to organize your committee with OCPF. (Instructions)

Step 2

Complete CPF D103 Form to set up your Depository Bank Account. (Instructions)

Check the list of banks participating with OCPF.

Step 3

Complete Online Treasurer Training. (Instructions)

Step 4

Start using OCPF Reporter to prepare and file your campaign finance reports. (Instructions)

IEPAC

Independent Expenditure PACs

Step 1

Click here to organize your committee with OCPF. (Instructions)

Step 2

Set up your Bank Account. (Instructions)

Step 3

Complete Online Treasurer Training. (Instructions)

Step 4

Start using OCPF Reporter to prepare and file your campaign finance reports. (Instructions)

BQ

State Ballot Question Committees

Step 1

Click here to organize your committee with OCPF. (Instructions)

Step 2

Set up your Bank Account. (Instructions)

Step 3

Complete Online Treasurer Training. (Instructions)

Step 4

Start using OCPF Reporter to prepare and file your campaign finance reports. (Instructions)

SFA

Segregated Fund Accounts

Step 1

Appoint a contact person for your segregated fund account.

Step 2

Download and complete a Statement of Organization for your fund: Form CPF 101 SFA, CPF M 101 SFA

Step 3

Email, fax or bring in the completed CPF 101 SFA form to OCPF.

Step 4

Set up your Bank Account. (Instructions)

Step 5

Start using OCPF Reporter to prepare and file your campaign finance reports. (Instructions)

IE

Independent Spending Reports

Step 1

Click here to organize your committee with OCPF. (Instructions)

Step 2

Start using OCPF Reporter to prepare and file your campaign finance reports. (Instructions)

LPC

Local Political Party Committees

Step 1

Download and complete a Statement of Organization Form CPF 101 WTC.

Step 2

Appoint a Chair and a Treasurer for your committee. (Instructions)

Step 3

Bring the completed CPF 101 WTC form to your local election official.

Step 4

Email or fax the copies of the completed CPF 101 WTC form to OCPF.

Step 5

Set up your Bank Account. (Instructions)

Step 6

Complete Online Treasurer Training. (Instructions)

Step 7

Start using OCPF Reporter to prepare and file your campaign finance reports. (Instructions)

Local

Local Offices, Local Ballot Question Committees, Local PACs

Step 1

Download and complete a Statement of Organization Form:
Local Offices: CPF M 101.
Local Ballot Questions: CPF M 101 BQ
Local PACs: CPF M 101 PC

Step 2

Appoint a Chair and a Treasurer for your committee. (Instructions)

Step 3

Bring the completed Statement of Organization form to your local election official.

Step 4

Set up your Bank Account. (Instructions)

Step 5

Prepare and file your reports with your local election official. (Instructions)