Ethics Commission
City and County of San Francisco

Press Release – April 1, 2013 – Summary of Actions Taken at April 1, 2013 Special Meeting

John St. Croix
(415) 252-3100

For release: April 1, 2013


At its special meeting on April 1, 2013, the San Francisco Ethics Commission took the following actions:

  • Randomly selected seven recipient campaign committees for audits from a pool of 71 non-publicly financed committees active in 2012 elections:
    Committee Name FPPC ID Number
    Popek for School Board 2012 1345528
    San Francisco Rising Action Fund Committee 1340799
    One California for All – Leland Yee Ballot Measure Committee 1311596
    Re-elect Natalie Berg Community College Board 2012 1347846
    San Franciscans for Fair Taxes and Better City Services, Yes on E, a Broad Coalition of Small Businesses, Labor Unions, and Technology Companies 1349080
    San Francisco Labor Council Labor & Neighbor Independent Expenditure Political Action Committee 991525
    Mayor Ed Lee for San Francisco Committee 1347217
  • By a vote of 5-0, approved staff’s report on the public financing program for the November 2012 election cycle.
  • By unanimous votes, elected Commissioner Beverly Hayon as Chair and Commissioner Paul Renne as Vice-Chair for the coming year. 

The next regular meeting of the Commission will be held on Monday, April 22, 2013 in Room 400 City Hall.                     


The Ethics Commission, established in November 1993, serves the public, City employees and officials and candidates for public office through education and enforcement of ethics laws.  Its duties include:  filing and auditing of campaign finance disclosure statements, lobbyist and campaign consultant registration and regulation, administration of the public financing program, whistleblower program, conflict of interest reporting, investigations and enforcement, education and training, advice giving and statistical reporting.              

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