CFB Votes on Enforcement Matters for One Campaign from 2013


At today's public meeting, the New York City Campaign Finance Board (CFB) determined that one campaign from the 2013 election cycle committed violations and assessed penalties for those violations. Refer to the charts below for details on the determinations.
Chair Frederick Schaffer introduced Marianne Spraggins as the newest member of the Campaign Finance Board. She was appointed on February 26th to serve a five-year term ending on November 30th, 2022.
"On behalf of the Board, I'm proud to welcome Ms. Spraggins to the CFB. Her extensive career in public service and finance will undoubtedly serve us well, and I look forward to working with her to strengthen New York City's democracy in the days ahead," said Chair Schaffer.

Violations and Penalties
(for details, follow the link in the Total Penalties column)

Candidate (Election Cycle) Office Violation Penalty Total Penalties
Peter Vallone, Jr. 

Public Funds Received: $655,488
Borough President (Queens) 1. Failing to file and late filing of daily pre-election disclosure statements $187 $21,170
2. Failing to demonstrate compliance with subcontractor reporting and documentation requirements $100
3. Accepting over-the-limit contributions $12,830
4. Accepting contributions from corporations, limited liability companies, or partnerships $720
5. Accepting contributions from unregistered political committees $400
6. Failing to document transactions $300
7. Failing to demonstrate that spending was in furtherance of the campaign $3,204
8. Making impermissible post-election expenditures $893
9. Exceeding the expenditure limit $2,536
Public Funds Repayment
Candidate (Election Cycle) Public Funds Received Public Funds Repayment
Peter Vallone, Jr.

Borough President (Queens)
$655,488 $3,090
Archived video of today’s meeting and hearing is available at