- Audit Authority
- Audit Scope and Procedures
- Compliance with all disclosure requirements pertaining to contributions, expenditures, accrued expenditures, and loans, including itemization when required;
- Compliance with applicable filing deadlines;
- Compliance with restrictions on contributions, loans, and expenditures;
- Accuracy of total reported receipts, disbursements, and cash balances as compared to bank records; and
- Compliance with all record-keeping requirements.
The Commission posts audit reports to its web site and, in cases of apparent violations of law, forwards them to the appropriate enforcement agency.
- Committee Information
- Audit Findings
The Commission determined that there was one material finding with respect to the audit of the Committee. The Committee received three contributions in excess of the $500 contribution limit, in violation of San Francisco Campaign and Governmental Conduct Code (S.F. C&GC Code) sections 1.114(a).
S.F. C&GC Code section 1.114(a) provides that no person other than a candidate can make, and no candidate campaign treasurer can solicit or accept any contribution, which will cause the total amount contributed by such person to such candidate in an election to exceed $500.
The details of the contributions that exceeded the $500 contribution limit are as follow
Firerock Development, LLC
For the Firerock Development contribution, the Committee tried to return the excess contribution by issuing a check to the contributor. The contributor, however, did not negotiate the check.
Committee’s Response to Finding:
“The Committee does not believe that this finding should be deemed material, because the dollar amount ($1,000) is not itself significant and because these contributions represent only .34 percent of the total amount of contributions which the Committee received. For a Committee that received contributions from over 873 supporters, we believe that the fact that Committee had only two problematic contributions shows that it substantially complied with the provisions of the Political Reform Act and the Campaign Finance Reform Ordinance.”
 During the period covered by the audit, Article 1, Chapter 3 of the San Francisco Campaign and Governmental Conduct Code (S.F. C&GC Code) codified the Electronic Filing Ordinance. As a result of amendments to CFRO, the provisions of the Electronic Filing Ordinance are now combined in S.F. C&GC Code section 1.112.
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