25-4144. Appointment of campaign treasurer or candidate committee; reports to secretary of state and county election officer; governor candidate's responsibilities. Not later than 10 days after becoming a candidate, every candidate shall appoint a treasurer or in lieu thereof shall appoint a candidate committee. The treasurer so appointed may be the candidate making such appointment. No candidate shall appoint more than one candidate committee to exist at the same time. If a candidate appoints a candidate committee, such candidate shall appoint a chairperson and a treasurer thereof, and the treasurer so appointed may be the candidate. No person who is registered as a lobbyist in accordance with K.S.A. 46-265 and amendments thereto shall be eligible for appointment as treasurer for any candidate or candidate committee. The name and address of each treasurer and chairperson appointed under this section by a candidate for a state office shall be reported to the secretary of state by the candidate not later than 10 days after such appointment. The name and address of each treasurer and chairperson appointed under this section by a candidate for a local office shall be reported to the county election officer by the candidate not later than 10 days after such appointment. The candidate for governor shall carry out the requirements and responsibilities of the candidate under the campaign finance act, for the pair of candidates for governor and lieutenant governor, unless another specific provision applies.
History: L. 1981, ch. 171, § 3; L. 1990, ch. 122, § 1;
L. 1991, ch. 150, § 7; July 1.
Source or prior law:
Governmental Ethics Commission Opinions:
Lieutenant governor's right to claim any interest in gubernatorial campaign funds discussed. 93-40.
County-city consolidated government; candidate contribution limitations; transfer of funds from prior account. 97-16.
When one member of governor/lieutenant governor team leaves the campaign, treasurer must determine share of campaign funds belonging to each candidate. 2002-09.