Campaign Disclosure Statements

Complaints to FPPC?

To electronically file a complaint with the Enforcement Division of the Fair Political Practices Commission (FPPC), if you suspect a violation of the Political Reform Act.

Public Access Portal

The Public Access Portal contains financial information provided by candidates and committees. It can answer questions about who is contributing money, who is receiving money and how it is being spent. Use the Public Access Portal to research campaign contributions and expenditures, review campaign statements filed by candidates and examine a committee‘s filing history.

Filer Access Portal

The Filer Access Portal is a web-based, data entry filing system that allows candidates and campaign committees to submit disclosure reports mandated by the City of Santa Monica and California‘s Political Reform Act to the Electronic Filing System free of charge. Use the Filer Access Portal to create electronic campaign statements. Before you begin you must have received your Electronic Filing System filer identification number and password. To get a filer identification number and password for your committee, call the City Clerk at (310) 458-8211. Please contact the Fair Political Practices Commission (FPPC) for forms, manuals/instructions, campaign reporting requirements, advice, complaints/violations at 1-866-ASK-FPPC.


The Fair Political Practices Commission has prepared this useful 35 minute video webinar for candidates and their treasurers. It covers how to get started with your campaign, campaign contributions and restrictions, finances and recordkeeping, how to complete and file campaign reports, and what to do following the election.