A Statement of Economic Interests shall be completed and filed with the Commission no later than April 30 of each year for the preceding calendar year.
EXCEPTION: Candidates at every level of government shall file a completed Statement of Economic Interests for the previous
calendar year with the appropriate election official SIMULTANEOUSLY with the Ethics Commission on the date he or she becomes a
candidate as defined in Section 17-5-2 or the date such candidate files his or her qualifying papers with the
appropriate election official, whichever date occurs FIRST.