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Los Angeles City Clerk's Office
Election Division

Piper Technical Center
555 Ramirez Street
Space 300
Los Angeles, CA 90012
Phone (213) 978-0444
Fax: (213) 978-0376
http://cityclerk.lacity.org/election/

  • How to qualify to be a candidate on the Los Angeles City ballot
  • Information about the City initiative process
  • Other questions about the City's Elections Code

Los Angeles County Registrar-Recorder
Campaign Reporting Unit

12400 Imperial Highway
Norwalk, CA 90650
Phone (562) 462-2339
Fax (562) 651-2548
http://regrec.co.la.ca.us

  • Candidate campaign disclosure statements for County Supervisors, District Attorney, Community College Board of Trustees, and other statewide candidates.

California Fair Political Practices Commission
428 J Street, Suite 620
Sacramento, CA 95814
Phone (Toll Free) 1-866-ASK-FPPC (866-275-3772)
Fax (916) 327-2026
http://www.fppc.ca.gov

  • Information about state campaign finance, lobbying and ethics laws
  • Advice about the Political Reform Act of 1974
  • Technical assistance for completing state campaign and financial disclosure forms
  • Report allegations about violations of state campaign finance, ethics, and lobbying laws

California Secretary of State
Political Reform Division

P.O. Box 1467 (95812-1467)
1500 11th Street, Room 495
Sacramento, CA 95814
Phone (916) 653-6224
Fax (916) 653-5045
http://www.ss.ca.gov

  • On-line search of state candidates' campaign fundraising and expenditure activities
  • Copies of campaign disclosure statements for all state candidates and state ballot measures
  • State elections and voter information
  • How to obtain campaign Committee Identification Numbers
  • How to terminate a committee

California Office of the Attorney General
Phone (800) 952-5225
http://www.caag.state.ca.us

  • Information about California's open meetings laws ("The Brown Act")
  • How to avoid conflicts of interest when acting on government contracts (California Government Code Section 1090)

California State Franchise Tax Board
Phone (800) 338-0505
http://www.ftb.ca.gov

  • Information about a political committee's tax status
  • Contributions to tax deductible organizations
  • Other state tax-related questions

Federal Elections Commission
999 E Street, NW
Washington D.C. 20463
Phone (800) 424-9530
http://www.fec.gov

  • Campaign laws, public matching funds, and disclosure statements for federal candidates
  • Laws regarding political contributions from national banks and national corporations
  • Laws regarding political contributions from foreign nationals

U.S. Office of Government Ethics
Phone (202) 208-8000
http://www.usoge.gov

  • Federal Conflict of Interest laws and Standards of Conduct for Executive Branch employees

U.S. House of Representatives
Office of the Clerk of the House
Office of Records and Registration

Phone (202) 225-1300
http://clerkweb.house.gov/lrc/pd/lobby/lobby.cfm

  • Federal lobbying registrations and reports

United States Internal Revenue Service
Phone (800) 829-1040
http://www.irs.ustreas.gov

  • Any federal tax-related questions


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OTHER LOCAL GOVERNMENT ETHICS AND CAMPAIGN FINANCE AGENCIES

San Francisco Ethics Commission
http://www.sfethics.org/

City of Oakland Public Ethics Commission
www.oaklandnet.com/government/public_ethics/webpage.html

City of San Diego Ethics Commission
http://www.sannet.gove/ethics/index.shtml

New York City Campaign Finance Board
http://www.cfb.nyc.ny.us

City of Seattle Ethics & Elections Commission
http://www.ci.seattle.wa.us/ethics

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FOR MORE INFORMATION & LINKS TO OTHER STATE ETHICS AGENCIES…

Council on Governmental Ethics Laws (COGEL)
www.cogel.org

 
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