Navajo County Republican Committee Receives Notice of Corrective Action from Secretary of State
Notice of Corrective Action – For Failure to File Campaign Finance Reports and Pay Accrued Late Filing Penalties
Show Low, Arizona, April 7, 2017: In a letter dated March 28, 2017, addressed to the former NCRC Chairman, Dara Vanesian and Treasurer, Keith Baldwin, the Office of the Secretary of State Election Services Division issued a Notice of Corrective Action – For Failure to File Campaign Finance Reports and Pay Accrued Late Filing Penalties.
Pursuant to A.R.S. 16-918 (2016), The committee failed to file the following campaign finance reports:
2016 Post-Primary Election Report – Due September 29, 2016 (covering the period August 19, 2016 – September 19, 2016)
2016 Pre-General Election Report – Due November 4, 2016 (covering the period September 20, 2016 – October 27, 2016).
Due to negligence on behalf of the previous NCRC Board, the Secretary of State has assessed a failure to file penalty of $450 for each fault, totaling $900. This comes in addition to ongoing investigation of the previous board for misuse of committee funds. That investigation has since been turned over to local authorities.
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For details about the Navajo County Republican Committee visit http://www.navajocountyazgop.org.
For a copy of the letter sent to the NCRC for Failure to File 2016, a copy of the letter is on file with the public record of this committee’s campaign finance report with the Secretary of State’s office.