Training

Board staff schedules periodic training to assist clients in meeting the requirements of Chapter 10A.  Classes in the use of the Campaign Finance software are scheduled in both election and nonelection years.  Training in compliance with Chapter 10A, and in filling out reports required of candidates, political committees and party units are scheduled during an election year.

Check this page frequently - classes are often added

If you wish to participate in this training session, please sign up below.  If you have any problems please call the numbers listed below.  Space is limited, so register early!

190 Centennial Building
658 Cedar Street
St. Paul, Minnesota 55155
Telephone: (651) 539-1180 / (800) 657-3889
Minnesota Relay Service: (800) 627-3529

(Click Here for Driving Directions to the Judicial Building)
The Centennial Building is across the street from the Judicial Building

Date Who Training: Time Where Openings SignUp
06/04/2018
(10 am to 12:30 pm)
Candidate Committees, Political Party Units, and Political Committees, and Political Funds Compliance Training
Review of rules and limits for contributions and expenditures, instruction on record keeping needed to complete disclosure reports, overview of the public subsidy program.
10 am to 12:30 pm
Rochester Community & Technical College
Heintz Center Campus - Room HA 102
1926 College View Road SE
Rochester, MN 55904

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25 SignUp
06/05/2018
(9 am to 12 noon)
Candidate Committees, Political Party Units, and Political Committees, and Political Funds Compliance Training
Review of rules and limits for contributions and expenditures, instruction on record keeping needed to complete disclosure reports, overview of the public subsidy program.
9 am to 12 noon
Ground Floor Auditoriumr
Minnesota Judicial Center
25 Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.
St. Paul, MN 55155
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4 SignUp
06/07/2018
(10:00 AM to 12:30 PM)
Candidate Committees, Political Party Units, and Political Committees, and Political Funds Compliance Training
Review of rules and limits for contributions and expenditures, instruction on record keeping needed to complete disclosure reports, overview of the public subsidy program.
10:00 AM to 12:30 PM
Bethany Lutheran College
Honsey Hall Room 239
700 Luther Drive
Mankato, MN 56001
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06/08/2018
(10:00 AM - 12:30 PM)
Candidate Committees, Political Party Units, and Political Committees, and Political Funds Compliance Training
Review of rules and limits for contributions and expenditures, instruction on record keeping needed to complete disclosure reports, overview of the public subsidy program.
10:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Lake Superior College
Room S2941
2101 Trinity Road
Duluth, MN 55811

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06/11/2018
(1:00 PM - 3:30 PM)
Candidate Committees, Political Party Units, and Political Committees, and Political Funds Compliance Training
Review of rules and limits for contributions and expenditures, instruction on record keeping needed to complete disclosure reports, overview of the public subsidy program.
1:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Minnesota State--Fergus Falls
Conference Room S436
1414 College Way
Fergus Falls, MN 56537

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06/11/2018
(10 am to 12:30 pm)
Candidate Committees, Political Party Units, and Political Committees, and Political Funds Compliance Training
Review of rules and limits for contributions and expenditures, instruction on record keeping needed to complete disclosure reports, overview of the public subsidy program.
10 am to 12:30 pm
Northwest Technical College
Room 302
905 Grant Avenue SE
Bemidji, MN 56601

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06/12/2018
(10:00 AM - 12:30 PM)
Candidate Committees, Political Party Units, and Political Committees, and Political Funds Compliance Training
Review of rules and limits for contributions and expenditures, instruction on record keeping needed to complete disclosure reports, overview of the public subsidy program.
10:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Southwest Minnesota State University
SMSU Conference Center--Upper Level
1501 State Street
Marshall, MN 56258

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06/12/2018
(10 am to 12:30 pm)
Candidate Committees, Political Party Units, and Political Committees, and Political Funds Compliance Training
Review of rules and limits for contributions and expenditures, instruction on record keeping needed to complete disclosure reports, overview of the public subsidy program.
10 am to 12:30 pm
St Cloud State University
Atwater Memorial Center - Mississippi Room
740 4th Avenue S
St Cloud, MN 56301

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06/13/2018
(6:30 pm - 9 pm)
Candidate Committees, Political Party Units, and Political Committees, and Political Funds Compliance Training
Review of rules and limits for contributions and expenditures, instruction on record keeping needed to complete disclosure reports, overview of the public subsidy program.
6:30 pm - 9 pm
Lady Slipper Room
Centennial Office Building
658 Cedar St.
St. Paul, MN

NOTICE:You may park in the Centennial Ramp behind the building.Use only the Orange Level, which is entered from Martin Luther King Blvd.Park in a numbered spot and pay at the central meter located near the entrance.

If you are unable to attend please cancel early.There are limited seats available.
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06/15/2018
(1:00 PM - 4:00 PM)
New Users of Campaign Finance Reporter Software Campaign Finance Reporter Training
Attendees will receive hands on experience using the Campaign Finance Reporter software. This training will provide a complete introduction to Campaign Finance Reporter. Attendees will leave with enough knowledge to set up their committees, record all of the usual types of financial transactions, and to create and file reports with the Board.
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Columbine Room
Centennial Office Building
658 Cedar St.
St. Paul, MN

NOTICE:You may park in the Centennial Ramp behind the building.Use only the Orange Level, which is entered from Martin Luther King Blvd.Park in a numbered spot and pay at the central meter located near the entrance.

If you are unable to attend please cancel early.There are limited seats available.

Please arrive early as parking may be a challenge and the session will begin promptly.

Please arrive early, allowing time to secure parking.

The session will be canceled if more than 10 seats remain available 3 business days before the class.
5 SignUp
06/26/2018
(1:00 PM - 4:00 PM)
New Users of Campaign Finance Reporter Software Campaign Finance Reporter Training
Attendees will receive hands on experience using the Campaign Finance Reporter software. This training will provide a complete introduction to Campaign Finance Reporter. Attendees will leave with enough knowledge to set up their committees, record all of the usual types of financial transactions, and to create and file reports with the Board.
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Columbine Room
Centennial Office Building
658 Cedar St.
St. Paul, MN

NOTICE:You may park in the Centennial Ramp behind the building.Use only the Orange Level, which is entered from Martin Luther King Blvd.Park in a numbered spot and pay at the central meter located near the entrance.

If you are unable to attend please cancel early.There are limited seats available.

Please arrive early as parking may be a challenge and the session will begin promptly.

Please arrive early, allowing time to secure parking.

The session will be canceled if more than 10 seats remain available 3 business days before the class.
13 SignUp

Training Details:

Campaign Finance Reporter Session (Basic understanding of Microsoft Windows is required.) - provides instruction on the use of campaign finance software.  This training will provide a complete introduction to Campaign Finance Reporter.  Attendees will leave with enough knowledge to set up their committees, record all of the usual types of financial transactions, and to create and file reports with the Board.

Compliance Training - provides a review of the contribution and expenditure limits, and record keeping requirements, contained in Minnesota Statutes Chapter 10A.



Parking - Parking meters are available on both sides of Cedar Street in front of the Centennial Office Building.  These meters accept quarter or dollar coins or may be paid online by following the posted instructions.  Meters are also available on both sides of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, which runs between the Centennial Office Building and the Judicial Center, as well as on the Orange Level of the parking ramp behind the Centennial Office Building.  Enter the ramp from Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd.  Meters on MKL Jr. Blvd and in the Centennial orange ramp use pay stations that accept cash or credit cards.

Questions - If you have any other questions or concerns, please contact us at the numbers listed above.