What Do I File?


Committees

Establish Committee

The following form must be filed when you establish a committee:

Form Required
Due Date

Within 10 days of raising $2,000.

Filing Schedule

The following filing schedule applies if your raise or spend less than $2,000 per calendar year:

Due Date
Form Required
Period Covered
Jan 31, 2019
2018 Annual
Jan 1 - Dec 31, 2018
Jan 31, 2020
2019 Annual
Jan 1 - Dec 31, 2019

The following filing schedule applies if you raise or spend $2,000 or more per calendar year:

This filing schedule is tentative and assumes a March 2020 primary election. The date of the primary will be confirmed after November 6, 2018, when voters will decide if primary elections should be moved from June to March. Download PDF.

PRIMARY ELECTION: March 3, 2020

Due Date
Form Required
Period Covered
Jan 31, 2019
Semi-Annual
Jul 1 - Dec 31, 2018
Jul 31, 2019
Semi-Annual
Jan 1 - Jun 30, 2019
Oct 10, 2019
Quarterly
Jul 1 - Sep 30, 2019
Jan 10, 2020
Quarterly
Oct 1 - Dec 31, 2019
Jan 23, 2020
1st Pre-Election
Jan 1 - Jan 18, 2020
Feb 20, 2020
2nd Pre-Election
Jan 19 - Feb 15, 2020
Feb 28, 2020
3rd Pre-Election
Feb 16 - Feb 26, 2020
Jul 31, 2020
Semi-Annual
Feb 27 - Jun 30, 2020


GENERAL ELECTION: November 2, 2020 (if necessary)

Due Date
Form Required
Period Covered
Jul 31, 2020
Semi-Annual
Feb 27 - Jun 30, 2020
Sep 24, 2020
1st Pre-Run Off
Jul 1 - Sep 19, 2020
Oct 22, 2020
2nd Pre-Run Off
Sep 20 - Oct 17, 2020
Oct 30, 2020
3rd Pre-Run Off
Oct 18 - Oct 28, 2020
Feb 1, 2021
3rd Pre-Run Off
Nov 4 - Dec 31, 2020
Required Per Activity

The following forms are required when you perform certain activities:

Activity
Form Required
Due Date
Receive or make a contribution of $1,000 or more within 90 days of election.
Within 24 hours of contribution.
Distribute a communication to 200 or more persons.

Within 24 hours of distribution between candidate filing week and the general election.

Within 5 business days of distribution otherwise.

Make expenditures to an individual for their appearance in a printed, televised, or radio advertisement, or in a telephone message that supports or opposes the qualification, passage or defeat of a City ballot measure, where:

  • The expenditures total $5,000 or more; or
  • The advertisement states or suggests that the individual is a member of an occupation that requires licensure, certification, or other specialized, documented training as a prerequisite to engage in that occupation.
Within 10 days of payment made or services received, whichever is earlier.

The following forms may be required when you make or incur independent expenditures of (or one or more payments for member communications totaling):

Threshhold
Supporting/Opposing
Form Required
Due Date

$1,000 or more

City or LAUSD candidates or City ballot measures

Within 24 hours of expenditure during the 90 days preceding the election or on the date of the election..

$1,000 or more; or

$100 or more if distributed to 200 or more persons.

City candidates, officeholders, or ballot measures

Within 24 hours of expenditure between candidate filing week and the general election.

Within 5 business days of expenditure otherwise.

$1,000 or more

LAUSD candidates

Within 24 hours of expenditure.

Terminate Committee

The following forms must be filed to terminate your committee:

Form Required
Period Covered
Due Date

Campaign Statement of Organization (Form 410)

This form must be filed as a Termination statement.

N/A
When you terminate your committee

Campaign Recipient Committee Campaign Statement (Form 460) (Termination)

Your final campaign statement is considered a Termination statement.

Any time period since your last campaign statement, up to the date you terminate your committee.
Next filing deadline after the committee termination date.
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