UPDATE: 3 House candidates miss key reporting deadline
|By Dale Denwalt, Enid News & Eagle, Okla.|
|McClatchy-Tribune Information Services|
Campaigns had until Monday to file their most recent donor and spending reports, according to Oklahoma Ethics Commission's calendar.
The legislative candidates whose reports were not available on the commission's website Tuesday were
Stuber's treasurer said the report was filed over the weekend, but the Commission said Wednesday that they had not received the report.
Stuber's campaign already missed one deadline in the spring. The first of the campaign's financial filings was submitted five days after its
When reached Tuesday, Warren said he didn't know his newest report wasn't online.
"I'll get it all knocked out tonight. I didn't even realize," he said.
Chaney said his treasurer wasn't clear on the rules and missed a switchover from quarterly reporting to a schedule based on election dates. His report would be filed Wednesday, he said.
In a manual for state office seekers, the ethics commission warns candidates that not filing on time is a violation of its rules. Missing reports can lead to fines or prosecution in district court.
"Failure to file any report is very serious," the manual states.
Candidates have to file a report even if they didn't raise or spend any money during the time period.
In HD 38, candidate
Of the area candidates whose reports were available Tuesday,
His major supporters include fellow doctors, local energy producers
Vanhooser could use the money, too. He faces an incumbent in state Rep.
Stuber's primary opponent in
Caldwell's large donors include pharmacist
He also has significant monetary support from well-known
Although his own report wasn't available Tuesday, another filing showed Stuber received
In all, Pfeiffer has accepted
By the time he filed for the office, fellow District 38 Republican and
The next election cycle reporting deadline is
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