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.
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.