This article offers tips on running a clean campaign, including
the role of campaign conduct codes.
A public commitment to campaign honorably can promote the
right tone in campaigns.
Incumbents running for re-election can sometimes face challenges
in playing the dual role of candidate and officeholder.
California law closely regulates various aspects of political
campaigns. Visit the Fair Political Practices Commission’s
website for information about:
Some local agencies have specific prohibitions against campaign
contributions from vendors, while others prohibit contributions
from business entities generally. At the right are some examples.
These articles below address issues that arise when campaigning
for local office.
Over the last few decades, two particular trends have emerged in