FPPC Candidate Toolkit
The Fair Political Practices Commission (FPPC) provides an online toolkit and factsheets with guidance and a general overview of California rules for local campaigns.
Manual for Local CandidatesDownload
Candidate and Treasurer Online VideoWatch
If you still have questions, you can Ask the FPPC for Advice.
Contact the FPPC to have questions about state requirements answered by experienced staff, either by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling 1-866-ASK-FPPC (1-866-275-3772). Telephone advice is available Monday through Thursday from 9:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.