Ethics Commission
City and County of San Francisco

Committee Disclaimer Requirements

State and local law impose disclaimer requirements on campaign advertising, including campaign mailers, radio and television ads, telephone, robocalls, and electronic media ads.

I. Communications by City Candidate Committees for their own Election

II. Independent Expenditure Ads Referring to City Candidates

Please Note:

Disclose Act – (AB 249) revised requirements for disclaimers effective January 1, 2018. We are currently in the process of updating remaining disclaimer charts (not included above) to assist committees in complying with state and local law. If your committee has any questions, you may contact our office at Please provide specific details regarding the committee and ad type, and we will assist you in determining your disclaimer requirements.


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