New Electronic Filing Thresholds for Campaign Filers & Lobbying Entities



As of January 1, 2011, anyone running for state office or opening a state-related campaign committee must file their financial reports electronically with the Secretary of State's office once they raise or spend more than $25,000.

As of January 1, 2011, any lobbying entity must file their financial reports electronically with the Secretary of State's office once they raise or spend more than $2,500 in a calendar quarter.

For more information, you can read the legislation that created this new law and review a Frequently Asked Questions document.

The Fair Political Practices Commission has written detailed manuals and provided advice letters over the years to also guide filers on the requirements of the law.

The Secretary of State has all of the electronic forms needed to comply with the law.

For further information, please contact our office at (916) 653-6224 or the Fair Political Practices Commission at (866) 275-3772 (866-ASK-FPPC).



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