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Information for Candidates

2021 Sullivan County NY Campaign Contribution Limits

Primary Election - June 22, 2021

All Primary Elections in the following Towns have less than 20,000 voters, therefore contribution limits are $1,000 for Non-Family and $1,250 for Family categories:

 

Town                     Party Population              Party Primary

Bethel                      125                                      Conservatives

Fallsburg              2,595                                     Democrats

Highland                 557                                      Republicans

Neversink              877                                      Republicans

Neversink                85                                      Conservatives

Rockland                 770                                      Republicans

Thompson               30                                      Conservatives

There is not a Working Families Party Primary in Sullivan County.

 

General Election - November 2, 2021

 

County Treasurer and County Sheriff Races

Per NYS Election Law § 14-114 (7)

 

As of February 1, 2021 the number of registered active voters in Sullivan County NY is 49,246.

 

49,246 (Total Registered Active Voters) x .05 = $  2,462.30  Non-Family Limit

49,246 (Total Registered Active Voters) x .25 = $12,311.50  Family Limit

 

All local Town candidate contributions limits are $1,000.00 for Non-Family and $1,250.00 for Family Member categories.

Notes:

  1. “Family Member” is defined as candidate’s child, parent, grandparent, brother, sister and spouse of any such person.
  2. Contributions apply to the entire term cycle which is either 2 to 4 years, dependent on the term of office.  It is not an annual limit.
  3. For more information, contact the New York State Board of Elections Campaign Finance Unit at 1-800-458-3453.

 

Campaign Contribution Limits County-wide for 2020-2017

 

As of November 1, 2020:

49,040 (Total Registered Active Voters) x .05 = $   2,452.00    Non-Family Limit

49,040 (Total Registered Active Voters) x .25 = $ 12,260.00    Family Limit

 

As of November 1, 2019:

45,508 (Total Registered Active Voters) x .05 = $   2,275.40   Non-Family Limit

45,508 (Total Registered Active Voters) x .25 = $ 11,377.00   Family Limit

 

As of November 1, 2018:

46,643 (Total Registered Active Voters) x .05 = $    2,332.15  Non-Family Limit

46,643 (Total Registered Active Voters) x .25 = $  11,660.75  Family Limit

 

As of November 1, 2017:

45,457 (Total Registered Active Voters) x .05 = $  2,272.85   Non-Family Limit

46,643 (Total Registered Active Voters) x .25 = $ 11,364.25  Family Limit


 
Column A
Election
Non-Family Limit
Primary
Total number of enrolled voters in the candidate's party in the district, excluding voters in inactive status, multiplied by $0.05, but at least $1,000, and no more than $50,000.
General
Total number of registered voters in the candidate's district, excluding voters in inactive status, multiplied by $0.05, but at least $1,000, and no more than $50,000.
  Column B
  Family Limit
Primary Total number of enrolled voters in the candidate's party in the district, excluding voters in inactive status, multiplied by $0.25, but at least $1,250, and no more than $100,000.
General

Total number of registered voters in the candidate's district, excluding voters in inactive status, multiplied by $0.25, but at least $1,250, and no more than $100,000.

County Enrollment Statistics for 2021 (Active Voters):
Democrat: 17,834
Republican: 15,206
Conservative: 1,129
Working Families: 239
Other: 2,308
Blank/Unaffiliated: 12,530
Total: 49,246
 
Town and Election District enrollments in Sullivan County are available at https://www.elections.ny.gov/2021EnrollmentED.html. Scroll down to Sullivan County and click.
 
For 2021, all campaign finance reports are filed with the NYS Board of Elections Campaign Finance Unit. For more information, go to https://www.elections.ny.gov/CampaignFinance.html.