CFB Votes on Enforcement Matters for One Campaign From A 2017 Special Election


At today's public meeting, the New York City Campaign Finance Board (CFB) determined that one campaign from a 2017 special election in City Council District 9 committed violations and assessed penalties for those violations. Refer to the table below for details on these determinations. Archived video footage of the meeting is available at

Tomorrow, February 15, is the deadline for candidates in the Public Advocate special election to file their next disclosure statements with the CFB. The following day, February 16, is the deadline for New Yorkers to register to vote in the special election on February 26. A “leading contenders” debate will be held next week on February 20.

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

(Election Cycle)

Office Violation Penalty Total Penalties

Dawn Simmons


Public Funds: $0

City Council (District #09) 1. Submission of false or fictitious information $2,500 $2,600
2. Failing to demonstrate compliance with intermediary reporting and documentation requirements $100
3. Breach of Certification N/A