San Mateo County Ordinance Affecting Campaign Contributions
Chapter 2.03 – CAMPAIGN CONTRIBUTIONS

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Sections:
2.03.010 – Definitions.
2.03.020 – Limitation of campaign contributions to candidates in County elections.

2.03.010 – Definitions.
(a) The definitions and other provisions of the applicable provisions of the California Political Reform Act of 1974 (Government Code sections 81000 et seq.) and any amendments thereto and the regulations of the Fair Political Practices Commission shall govern the interpretation and application of this section to the extent practicable.

(b) “County office” means the office of member of the Board of Supervisors, Assessor-County ClerkRecorder, Controller, District Attorney, Sheriff, Coroner, Treasurer-Tax Collector.
(Ord. 4324, 08/15/06)

2.03.020 – Limitation of campaign contributions to candidates in County elections.
(a) No person or entity shall make to any candidate for County office or the candidate’s controlled committee and no candidate or the candidate’s controlled committee shall accept from any person or entity a contribution or contributions totaling more than one thousand dollars ($1,000) for each election in which the candidate is attempting to be on the ballot or is a write in candidate.

(b) The provisions of this section do not apply to a candidate’s contributions of his or her personal funds to his or her own campaign.
(Ord. 4324, 08/15/06)