A candidate for Assessor, City Attorney, District Attorney, Public Defender, Sheriff, Treasurer, the Board of Education of the San Francisco Unified School District or the Governing Board of the San Francisco Community College District may accept the applicable voluntary expenditure ceiling by filing an Acceptance of Voluntary Expenditure Ceiling Statement (Form SFEC-128) with the Ethics Commission indicating that he or she accepts the applicable expenditure ceiling. This form is due by the deadline for filing nomination papers and may not be withdrawn once filed. The Ethics Commission will post on its website a list of candidates who have accepted the voluntary expenditure ceiling.
Any candidate who files a statement accepting the spending limit and makes campaign expenditures that exceed the limit at a time when the limit has not been lifted will be subject to penalties.
The voluntary expenditure limits are as follows:
- $243,000: Office General City Attorney, Treasurer, District Attorney, Sheriff, Assessor and Public Defender
- $104,000: Board of Education and Community College District