Campaign Finance Information

The 2019 Consumer Price Index (CPI) used to calculate the County Campaign Finance Expenditure Limits was released by the Bureau of Labor and  Statistics on February 13, 2019.

The County Campaign Finance Expenditure Limits for the March 3,  2020 Presidential Primary Election and the November 3, 2020 Presidential General Election are as follows:

Supervisor:
Primary: $225,000
General: $285,000

Countywide:
Primary: $735,000
General: $850,000

These limits are subject to change by ordinance of the Board of Supervisors, which ordinance may be adopted by the Board at any time prior to the commencement of the election year.  Please be sure to check with our office for updates in early June 2019.

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Ventura County Campaign Finance Reform Ordinance No. 4510

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Ventura County Clerk 2018 Reports of Apparent Violation of Ventura County Campaign Finance Reform Ordinance (Ordinance #4510):

Ventura County Clerk Report 2018-01 of Apparent Violation of Ventura County Campaign Finance Reform Ordinance (Ordinance #4510)

Addendum #1 to Ventura County Clerk Report 2018-01 of Apparent Violation of Ventura County Campaign Finance Reform Ordinance (Ordinance #4510)

Referred to County Executive Office February 2, 2018

Ventura County Clerk Report 2018-02 of Apparent Violation of Ventura County Campaign Finance Reform Ordinance (Ordinance #4510)

Addendum #1 to Ventura County Clerk Report 2018-02 of Apparent Violation of Ventura County Campaign Finance Reform Ordinance (Ordinance #4510)

Referred to County Executive Office February 21, 2018

Ventura County Clerk Report 2018-03 of Apparent Violation of Ventura County Campaign Finance Reform Ordinance (Ordinance #4510)

Addendum #1 to Ventura County Clerk Report 2018-03 of Apparent Violation of Ventura County Campaign Finance Reform Ordinance (Ordinance #4510)

Referred to County Executive Office April 26, 2018

Ventura County Clerk 2016 Reports of Apparent Violation of Ventura County Campaign Finance Reform Ordinance (Ordinance #4471):

Ventura County Clerk Report 2016-01 of Apparent Violation of Ventura County Campaign Finance Reform Ordinance (Ordinance #4471)

Referred to County Executive Office May 5, 2016

Ventura County Clerk Report 2016-02 of Apparent Violation of Ventura County Campaign Finance Reform Ordinance (Ordinance #4471)

Addendum #1 to Ventura County Clerk Report 2016-02 of Apparent Violation of Ventura County Campaign Finance Reform Ordinance (Ordinance #4471)

Referred to County Executive Office June 3, 2016

Ventura County Clerk Report 2016-03 of Apparent Violation of Ventura County Campaign Finance Reform Ordinance (Ordinance #4471)

Addendum #1 to Ventura County Clerk Report 2016-03 of Apparent Violation of Ventura County Campaign Finance Reform Ordinance (Ordinance #4471)

Referred to County Executive Office June 3, 2016

Ventura County Clerk Report 2016-04 of Apparent Violation of Ventura County Campaign Finance Reform Ordinance (Ordinance #4471)

Addendum #1 to Ventura County Clerk Report 2016-04 of Apparent Violation of Ventura County Campaign Finance Reform Ordinance (Ordinance #4471)

Referred to County Executive Office June 3, 2016

Ventura County Clerk Report 2016-05 of Apparent Violation of Ventura County Campaign Finance Reform Ordinance (Ordinance #4471)

Addendum #1 to Ventura County Clerk Report 2016-05 of Apparent Violation of Ventura County Campaign Finance Reform Ordinance (Ordinance #4471)

Referred to County Executive Office June 3, 2016

Ventura County Clerk Report 2016-06 of Apparent Violation of Ventura County Campaign Finance Reform Ordinance (Ordinance #4471)

Addendum #1 to Ventura County Clerk Report 2016-06 of Apparent Violation of Ventura County Campaign Finance Reform Ordinance (Ordinance #4471)

Referred to County Executive Office June 3, 2016

Ventura County Clerk Report 2016-07 of Apparent Violation of Ventura County Campaign Finance Reform Ordinance (Ordinance #4471)

Referred to County Executive Office June 28, 2016

Ventura County Clerk Report 2016-08 of Apparent Violation of Ventura County Campaign Finance Reform Ordinance (Ordinance #4471)

Referred to County Executive Office June 30, 2016

Ventura County Clerk Report 2016-09 of Apparent Violation of Ventura County Campaign Finance Reform Ordinance (Ordinance #4471)

Referred to County Executive Office July 6, 2016

Ventura County Clerk Report 2016-10 of Apparent Violation of Ventura County Campaign Finance Reform Ordinance (Ordinance #4471)

Referred to County Executive Office August 2, 2016

Ventura County Clerk Report 2016-11 of Apparent Violation of Ventura County Campaign Finance Reform Ordinance (Ordinance #4471)

Referred to County Executive Office August 2, 2016

Ventura County Clerk Report 2016-12 of Apparent Violation of Ventura County Campaign Finance Reform Ordinance (Ordinance #4471)

Referred to County Executive Office August 3, 2016

 

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FPPC Campaign recipient committee initial and annual fee

All recipient committees that file a Statement of Organization (Form 410) must pay a $50 fee, pursuant to Government Code Section 84101.5, subject to the following conditions:

  • For recipient committees that existed prior to January 1, 2013, the $50 fee is due by February 15, 2013, unless the committee terminates by January 31, 2013.
  • For all recipient committees that form after January 1, 2013, the $50 fee is due to the Secretary of State no later than 15 days after the Statement of Organization (Form 410) is filed with the Secretary of State.
  • Recipient committees that exist year-to-year are required to pay the fee annually by January 15, until the committee terminates.
  • Recipient committees that are created and pay the initial $50 fee in the last three months of a calendar year are not subject to the annual fee in the subsequent year.

Any committee that does not pay the fee is subject to a penalty of $150.

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