Financial disclosure form proves tricky for Quist

As a candidate for Congress in the 1st District, Allen Quist was required to submit a personal financial disclosure form to federal authorities by May 15.

He didn’t do so, says the New Ulm Journal, apparently because he couldn’t figure out where to send it.

The paper notes:

The Walz campaign responded Tuesday by mocking Quist for previously calling himself a “stickler for accuracy,” yet failing to see the address on the front page of the form.

… Quist now claims that he printed off the form from online and that this form lacked the address. He said that he now has the address and will have the form turned in within two days. He said he taking a little while longer so auctioneers get his exact land values because he wants all information he submits to be completely accurate.

The paper says:

The Financial Disclosure form is required annually by members of the U.S. House of Representatives and by all official candidates for the U.S. House. The form provides detailed information on financial interests that belong to the candidate. Failure to meet the May 15 deadline results in at least $200 late filing fee. If a person is proven to have intentionally failed to file the form, the U.S. Attorney General can prosecute the individual for fines up to $10,000.

Comments (1)

  1. Submitted by Logan Foreman on 10/17/2012 - 10:18 pm.

    Quist

    Is barely qualified for a city council seat in a very small town.

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