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Report Summary
Campaign Finance and Public Disclosure Board

 

Financial Audit Division Report 07-27 Released  November 1, 2007

Conclusion:

The Campaign Finance and Public Disclosure Board had adequate internal controls and complied with the finance-related legal requirements we tested.

The report contains no findings related to internal controls or legal compliance.
   Audit Scope:

Period Audited:
Fiscal Years 2005, 2006, and 2007

Areas Examined:
  • State Elections Campaign Fund
  • Fines and Late Fees
  • Payroll and Other Administrative Expenditures

Agency Background:

The Campaign Finance and Public Disclosure Board is a six-member board that employs nine staff and receives an annual operating appropriation of about $700,000.  Its mission is to promote public confidence in state government decision making through public access to campaign, lobbying, and public official information filed with the board.  Board staff distributed $5 million of public subsidies for November 2006 elections.

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Office of the Legislative Auditor ♦ Room 140, 658 Cedar St., St. Paul, MN 55155