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How to Get Started

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Required Forms

To begin participating in candidates must file the following forms with the Ethics Commission.

  • Registration
  • New Vendor Form (must be submitted early to establish payment account with State)
  • The Declaration of Intent form must be submitted before collecting qualifying contributions. Qualifying contributions collected more than 5 days before the Declaration of Intent is filed with the Commission will not be counted toward the eligibility requirements.

Optional Forms

  • Maine Code of Fair Campaign Practices
  • Authorization for Direct Deposit Services (optional, but highly recommended).