Ballot Measures and Municipal Elections: What Local Leaders Need to Know
Ballot measures play an important part in policymaking, and public agencies and officials face important restrictions and requirements related to ballot measure activities. As this year’s election cycle ramps up, local officials and staff have questions about what they can and cannot do in this space. Join ILG and our partners for a discussion of the Fair Political Practices Commission’s campaign finance rules as well as legal issues pertaining to campaign activity by local officials including the use of public resources for educational outreach and more.
- Craig Steele, Shareholder, Richards Watson Gershon
- Richard C. Miadich, Chair, Fair Political Practices Commission
- Dave Bainbridge, Chief Counsel, Fair Political Practices Commission
Moderated by Melissa Kuehne, Senior Program Manager, Institute for Local Government