John St. Croix
For release: October 28, 2014
SUMMARY OF ACTIONS TAKEN AT OCTOBER 27, 2014 REGULAR MEETING
At its regular meeting on October 27, 2014, the San Francisco Ethics Commission took the following actions:
- Reviewed and discussed campaign finance data visualization projects which will be published at transparentvoting.com by Code For America’s SF Brigade regarding the November 4, 2014 election.
- After a hearing on the merits, voted 5-0 to find that Bob Squeri and Bob Squeri for District 7 Supervisor 2012 committed 2 violations of San Francisco Campaign and Governmental Conduct Code section 1.162(a)(1) by failing to file include a disclosure statement on a campaign advertisement in the correct type size.
- After a hearing on the merits, voted 5-0 to find that Jacqueline Norman and Committee to Elect Norman for Supervisor 2010 committed 6 violations of California Government Code section 84200(a) by failing to file semi-annual campaign statements.
The next regular meeting of the Commission will be held on Monday, November 24, 2014 in Room 400 City Hall at 5:30 pm.
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.