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October 26, 2022  •  

Los Angeles Special Election Announced

Los Angeles City Hall - Michael J Fromholtz

City Council approved a special election to fill the empty District 6 seat on April 4, 2023, with a runoff taking place June 27 if necessary. The election follows Nury Martinez’s resignation after a leaked conversation about redistricting was made […]

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Los Angeles from Santa Ana Freeway - by Pag293

The City Ethics Commission announced the mandatory annual adjustments to limits and thresholds in the city’s campaign finance laws. The new limits apply beginning with any city election for which the fundraising window opens after March 1, 2021. The per person […]

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California State Capitol Building - Jeff Turner

Gov. Gavin Newsom set a special election in Los Angeles County to replace state Sen. Holly Mitchell, who left in mid-term for the county board of supervisors. The special primary election will be held on March 2. If no candidate […]

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Sacramento, CA Skyline - Basil D Soufi

In a recent case, a Superior Court Judge ruled in favor of the Fair Political Practices Commission (FPPC). The judge upheld its authority to require disclosure of public money by public entities during an election campaign. The FPPC faced a […]

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Los Angeles City Hall - Michael J Fromholtz

The Ethics Commission on Tuesday announced the unanimous selection of David Tristan to serve as the next executive director. Tristan succeeds Heather Holt, who was hired in 2006 and has served as the executive director since 2011. His appointment will […]

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Los Angeles City Hall - Michael J Fromholtz

The Los Angeles Ethics Commission announced the fundraising window for the regular 2022 primary election. The window for citywide candidates will open March 8, 2020, while primary election are scheduled for March 8, 2022. City law specifies the primary election […]

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Los Angeles City Hall - Michael J Fromholtz

The Los Angeles City Council is repealing a law requiring companies seeking city contracts to disclose any ties to the National Rifle Association (NRA). This comes weeks after a federal judge blocked the city from enforcing the ordinance. Council members […]

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NRA Headquarters - Joe Loong

A federal judge temporarily blocked a Los Angeles law requiring businesses seeking city contracts to disclose any links to the National Rifle Association (NRA). The Los Angeles City Council passed an ordinance in February requiring companies doing business with the […]

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The Los Angeles City Council voted Wednesday to prevent real estate developers who have project applications pending at city hall from making campaign contributions to elected officials or candidates for municipal office. City Councilman David Ryu introduced the proposal to […]

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The Los Angeles City Council rules committee voted to have the city attorney draft two versions of a proposed ban on donations to city officials from developers seeking approval for their building projects. Version one would directly follow the Ethics […]

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The Los Angeles City Ethics Commission backed new restrictions on political contributions from real estate developers seeking city approval for their building plans. The proposed ban applies to those who are “substantially involved” in a proposed development project, such as […]

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The Los Angeles City Council passed an ordinance on February 12 which requires companies that have contracts with the city to disclose under affidavit any contracts or sponsorships they or their subsidiaries have with the National Rifle Association. A letter […]

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The Los Angeles Ethics Commission announced it will be taking another look at a proposal to ban certain developer contributions to elected officials and candidates after Los Angeles City Council members revived the idea. Six council-members reintroduced the new motion […]

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The Los Angeles Unified School District will hold a special election on March 5, 2019, to fill the vacancy for the Board of Education’s District 5 seat. The seat was vacated earlier this year by Ref Rodriguez, who is currently […]

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