Campaign Communication Requirements

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Public Ethics Commission
Date Posted: August 31st, 2018 @ 3:44 PM
Last Updated: May 20th, 2022 @ 11:26 AM

The Oakland Campaign Reform Act and state law require disclaimer language on certain campaign and political communications. The Oakland False Endorsement in Campaign Literature Act prohibits falsehoods that are knowingly or recklessly made in campaign literature during election cycles. Campaign signs may not be posted on public property. File a report to remove political signs from public property at OAK 311

For a comprehensive explanation of requirements, see our Oakland Campaign Reform Act Guide and the FPPC website to learn more.