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Oakland Public Ethics Commission and Local Volunteers Launch Campaign Finance App for November Election
New version of Oakland campaign finance data website illuminates City campaign finance data through simple graphs, showing the source of campaign funding.
Oakland Public Ethics Commission Finds Three Violations of the Oakland Government Ethics Act by Council Member McElhaney, Imposes $2550 in Fines
The Public Ethics Commission (Commission) decided Tuesday night to impose a $2550 fine on Council Member Lynette Gibson McElhaney.
The Oakland Campaign Reform Act (OCRA) limitations on contributions made to political campaigns and expenditure ceilings for campaigns are adjusted annually to reflect changes in the cost of living.
The Public Ethics Commission is an independent commission made up of Oakland residents and charged with ensuring fairness, openness, honesty and integrity in Oakland City government.
Our objective is to make sure Oakland public officials and government decision-making processes operate in a fair and unbiased manner, to promote transparency in Oakland government, and to promote public trust in our local political system.
The Commission's duties include ensuring compliance with the City of Oakland's government ethics, campaign finance, transparency, and lobbyist registration laws. Learn more