Campaign Filings

Candidates or officeholders who have a controlled committee, or who have raised or spent or will raise or spend $2,000 or more during a calendar year, in connection with election to office or holding office must file a California Form 460 campaign statement. The Form 460 is also required if $2,000 or more will be raised or spent during the calendar year at the behest of the officeholder or candidate.

2018 Election Deadlines

  • 1st Pre-Election Campaign Statement
    Filing period: July 1, 2018, to September 22, 2018
    Due date: September 27, 2018
  • 2nd Pre-Election Campaign Statement
    Filing period: September 23, 2018, October 20, 2018
    Due date: October 25, 2018
  • Late contributions and independent expenditures of $1,000 or more
    Filing period: August 8, 2018, to November 6, 2018
    Due date: Within 24 hours
  • 3rd Campaign Statement (Semi-Annual)
    Filing period: October 21, 2018, to December 31, 2018
    Due date: January 31, 2019

More Information

Interested in running for City Council in 2018? See the Process Map (PDF) regarding campaign committees and filings and the Fair Political Practices Commission's calendar of filing deadlines (PDF) for further information.

You can also visit the City Clerk's Office for more information.