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Statement of Economic Interest (Form 700) Filing Portal
Public officials and designated employees must file Statements of Economic Interest. Public officials are specified in Government Code Section 87200. They include Mayors, Councilmembers, City Attorneys, City Managers, Planning Commissioners, and persons who manage public investments. Additionally, candidates for elected positions are required to file a Candidate statement. Designated employees and certain consultants who hold positions that involve making or participating in the making of decisions, which may foreseeably have a material effect on the holder’s financial interests also must file. Such positions are listed in the City’s conflict of interest code; people in these positions must file Statements of Economic Interests – Form 700 pursuant to the disclosure categories specified in that code.
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- 2015-2016 Statement of Economic Interest – Form 700
- FPPC 2015-2016 Reference Pamphlet
- FPPC (Fair Political Practices Commission)
- Form 700 – Frequently Asked Questions
- Government Code Section 87200 Filers
Campaign Disclosure Reports
City of Oakland's General Election - November 8, 2016
Candidate Information for Elected Offices
The City Council of the City of Oakland consists of: a Councilmember At-Large elected by all the voters of the City and seven (7) District Councilmembers elected to represent seven (7) separate Council Districts in the City. District Councilmembers must reside in the District that they represent.
The Board of Education consists of: seven (7) School Directors who are elected by the voters of the district they represent and must reside within that district.
The offices up for election include Councilmembers for Districts 1, 3, 5, 7, and At-Large; the City Attorney for the City of Oakland; and Oakland Unified School District Directors for Districts 1, 3, 5, and 7.
Those running for district offices must be a registered voter and resident of the district for which they seek nomination for at least thirty (30) days prior to the date nomination petitions are issued. For City-wide office, a candidate must be a registered voter of the city and a resident for at least thirty (30) days prior to the date the nomination papers are issued. Elector and resident status must be maintained during the term of office.
THE NOMINATIONS PERIOD FOR THE NOVEMBER 8, 2016 ELECTION OPENS ON MONDAY, JULY 18, 2016 AND CLOSES ON AUGUST 12, 2016. IF AN INCUMBENT CHOSES NOT TO RUN, THEN THE FILING DEADLINE FOR THAT SEAT SHALL BE EXTENDED TO WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 17, 2016. CANDIDATES MAY OBTAIN NOMINATIONS PACKETS BEGINNING MONDAY, JULY 18TH THROUGH THE NOMATIONS PERIOD BY APPOINTMENT WITH THE OFFICE OF THE CITY CLERK. EMAIL ELECTIONSERVICES@OAKLANDNET.COM TO SCHEDULE AN APPOINTMENT TO PICK UP YOUR MATERIALS.
Please be aware City of Oakland candidates are required to file campaign statements electronically through the Netfile system. To establish an account, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Citizen Based Initiatives and Referendums
The Elections Division provides these guidelines as a courtesy and strongly recommends that proponents consult with independent counsel on the initiative process, including technical requirements for the format of initiative petitions. The Elections Division will review initiative petitions after a prima facie qualification and acceptance of the filing. The filing of an initiative petition is not an indication that the petition meets all legal requirements.