[Issue 1/31/2018]: The dataset is current as of the end of 2017. Measure T (November 2016) amended the lobbyist ordinance and changed the lobbyist registration process effective January 1, 2018. The lobbyist API that populates this dataset must be updated to accommodate the changes. The Commission plans to address these changes by August 2018. During the outage, the data can be accessed via the Ethics Commission's lobbyist web site: https://netfile.com/lobbyistpub/#sfo ++++++++++++
The directory of individual lobbyists contains a list of all lobbyists registered with the San Francisco Ethics Commission.This dataset updates automatically every night.
Filers must report each political contribution of $100 or more to a candidate for local office, a committee controlled by a local officeholder or a candidate for local office, or a ballot measure committee whether or not the committee is controlled by a local officeholder or a candidate for local office. Filers must report contributions of $100 or more made or delivered by the filer, or made by the filer�۪s client at the filer�۪s behest, or for which the filer acted as an agent or intermediary during the reporting period. This chart indicates the political contributions made by campaign consultants during the reporting period.
The amount of economic consideration received or expected by the lobbyist or the lobbyist's employer from each client during the reporting period.Promised payments are disclosed by lobbyists registered with the Ethics Commission on a monthly basis. This dataset updates automatically every night.
Campaign committees report the ending cash balance as of the end of the financial reporting period on FPPC Form 460. A committee's ending cash balance is determined by adding the committee's beginning cash balance from the previous financial period with any cash receipts and miscellaneous increases to cash and subtracting any cash payments.
San Francisco Campaign and Governmental Conduct Code ("S.F. C&GC Code") sections 1.143(c), 1.152(a)(3), 1.161(b), 1.161.5, and 1.160.5 require persons who make any independent expenditure, electioneering communication, or member communication that clearly identifies a candidate for City elective office or who authorizes, administers or pays for a persuasion poll to file disclosure statements with the Ethics Commission. For detailed instructions, please see Third Party Disclosure Form Regarding Candidates.