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Ballot Measures and Campaigns

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Ballot Measures and Campaigns

Local officials and staff often have questions about what can and can’t do during campaign season. ILG offers resources to help answer this question including restrictions on using public resources (including staff time, agency supplies and other resources paid for with taxpayer dollars) for ballot measure activities and campaign conduct codes, legal resources and tips for candidates.

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Ballot Measure Activities
Public Resource Use Restrictions

An important measure is on the local ballot. The community wants answers about impacts. The local agency wants to provide those answers. What can and can’t the agency do? The materials in this section explain the restrictions on using public resources (including staff time, agency supplies and other resources paid for with taxpayer dollars) for ballot measure activities.

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Campaigning for Office
Ethics on the Campaign Trail

Interested in resources to help you run a clean and ethical campaign? This section offers a variety of resources including campaign conduct codes, legal resources and tips for candidates.

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