Ethics Commission
City and County of San Francisco

Follow The Money: 2016 Campaign Finance Activity

New reports show $70+ million spent by San Francisco campaign committees last year. Explore who financed the 2016 elections.

Candidates and committees in San Francisco are required to file 2016 year-end fundraising and expenditure reports with the Ethics Commission by January 31, 2017. Access the latest campaign finance reports to explore 2016 election campaign contributions and spending.

Campaign Finance Data Visualizations

Explore interactive charts and graphs to learn about 2016 campaign finance activity. Visualizations include:

  • Candidate & ballot measure committee summary financials
  • Cash balances and debt
  • Contributor maps
  • Lobbyists contributions
  • Public financing disbursements
  • Third-party spending
  • Individual Expenditure Ceilings

Explore Visualizations

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Campaign Committee Statements

Review all campaign finance statements filed by committees on the Commission’s Public Portal page.

  • Search financial statements by candidate name, committee name, ballot measure, Filer ID or filing date range
  • Use the Advanced Search to quickly find contributions and expenditures across multiple statements

Review Statements

Campaign Finance Datasets

Research campaign finance data in a tabular form via SF OpenData.

  • View data in a spreadsheet format
  • Download datasets in a variety of data formats
  • Save search criteria
  • Build and save your own maps, charts and graphs
  • Integrate campaign data with other City datasets

Research Datasets

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Application Programming Interface

Connect your application to the Commission’s open data web services to access campaign finance data for your project.

  • Query data using the SODA API
  • Analyze campaign finance activity using third-party research tools
  • Create your own application to directly access the Commission’s datasets

Connect to APIs

Fan of government transparency and accountability? Let us know what you think about our online data disclosure tools. We invite your ideas and suggestions to help make public data more informative and easy to use. Share your thoughts using the website feedback form or e-mail ethics.commission@sfgov.org.

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