Candidates, Committees, and Treasurers

Trainings

  • Treasurers: Mandatory Training for Independent Expenditure Committee Treasurers – 2022 Election Cycle

    This slide presentation provides an overview of applicable campaign finance rules and regulations applicable to treasurers and assistant treasurers of Independent Expenditure Committees. Reviewing this presentation fulfills the annual mandatory training requirement for the 2022 Election Cycle. Following review, treasurers and assistant treasurers must each e-file a Certificate of Training (Form SFEC-107). Click Here to […]

  • Candidates & Treasurers: Mandatory Training for Candidates and their Treasurers – November 8, 2022 General Election

    This slide presentation provides an overview of applicable campaign finance rules and regulations applicable to candidates for City elected office and their committee treasurers and assistant treasurers. Reviewing this presentation fulfills the mandatory training requirement for the November 8, 2022 general election. Following review, candidates and treasures must each e-file a Certificate of Training (Form […]

  • Treasurers: Mandatory Training for Recipient & General Purpose Committee Treasurers – 2022 Election Cycle

    This slide presentation provides an overview of applicable campaign finance rules and regulations applicable to treasurers and assistant treasurers of primarily-formed and general purpose recipient committees. Reviewing this presentation fulfills the mandatory training requirement for the 2022 Election Cycle. Following review, treasurers and assistant treasurers must each e-file a Certificate of Training (Form SFEC-107). Click […]

  • NetFile Training for New Users

    Political Committees and Lobbyists are required to electronically file campaign statements and disclosure reports using the Commission’s NetFile e-filing system. Once your NetFile account has been established by Ethics Commission staff, we encourage new users to contact NetFile to request a 30-minute training by NetFile’s staff. There is no charge for this service. Click here for […]

  • FPPC Workshop: Local Candidates, Treasurers, and Committee Basics

    This FPPC video offers great information and guidance for local candidates and committee treasurers, and includes an in-depth review of the Form 460 Campaign Statement. This workshop is recommended as a supplemental overview of State law. It does not encompass laws exclusive to San Francisco and does not replace the annual mandatory training requirement. Start […]

Notices, Memoranda, and Reports

  • 1st Pre-Election Campaign Finance Disclosure Statement Due September 29, 2022

    Each committee must file their 1st pre-election campaign disclosure statement by September 29, 2022.  Depending on the last filed report, the statement may cover one of the following periods: If a committee filed a statement in 2022: from the day following the ending period of the committee’s last filed campaign finance disclosure statement through September […]

  • Semi-Annual Campaign Finance Disclosure Statement Due August 1, 2022

    Each committee must file their semi-annual campaign disclosure statement by August 1, 2022.  Depending on the last filed report, the statement may cover one of the following periods: If a committee filed a statement in 2022: from the day following the ending period of the committee’s last filed campaign finance disclosure statement through June 30, […]

  • Semi-Annual Campaign Finance Disclosure Statement Due January 31, 2022

    Each committee must file their semi-annual campaign disclosure statement by January 31, 2022.  Depending on the last filed report, the statement may cover one of the following periods: If a committee filed a statement in 2021: from the day following the ending period of the committee’s last filed campaign finance disclosure statement through December 31, […]

  • December 12, 2019 Notice: Operative Voter-Approved Legislation Proposition F

    Candidates for City Elective Office, Political Committees, Treasurers and Other Compliance Professionals: Click here to download Click to access Notice-of-Operative-Voter-Approved-Legislation-Proposition-F-12.12.2019.pdf

  • November 8, 2019 Notice: New Electronic Filing Process and Media Submission Requirements

    Political Committees: This notice is to inform you that effective December 4, 2019, the following SFEC Forms will be required to be filed electronically via the Ethics Commission’s Netfile software or a compatible third-party reporting product: SFEC-161 – Itemized Disclosure Statement for Mass Mailings SFEC-162 – Electioneering Communications Report SFEC-163 – Member Communication Report Furthermore, the […]

  • July 12, 2019 Notice: New Filing Requirements and Compliance Tools

    Candidates for City Elective Office, Committees, Treasurers, and Other Compliance Professionals: Click here to download Click to access ACAO-Memo_Campaigns_20190712.pdf

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