Political Campaign Finances

Political Campaign Financial Information

Information about the campaign finances of candidate-controlled committees or other committees supporting political candidates, measures, and activities can be viewed by searching for the candidate's or committee's name in the Public Viewing Portal for Campaign Statements, or by navigating through the filings related to the November 8, 2022 Election at the bottom of the portal page.

Currently Active Montclair Committees

  • 982027 - Committee to Elect Bill Ruh Montclair City Council 2018
  • 1237084 - Montclair Police Officers' Association PAC
  • 137176 - Lopez for Council 2024
  • 1389366 - Orozco for Montclair City Council 2018
  • 1409162 - Dutrey for Montclair Mayor 2022
  • 1427000 - Tenice Johnson for Montclair City Council 2020
  • 1446356 - Committee to Elect Corysa Martinez Montclair City Council 2022

Reporting Campaign Finance Violations

If you suspect a committee is violating campaign finance laws, you may report those activities to the FPPC. Please refer to the FPPC's Enforcement Division page and review the process to submit an electronic complaint.  Complaints may be made anonymously.

Please be aware that the City does not currently have campaign contribution limits for candidates in effect pursuant to Ordinance No. 21-997.

Campaign Statement Deadlines

Statement Type

Period Covered

Deadline to File

Semi-Annual Campaign Statement
FPPC Form 460
January 1* to June 30, 2022 Monday, August 1, 2022
Late Contribution and Independent Expenditure Reports
FPPC Forms 496 and 497
Between August 10 and November 8, 2022
(90-day period preceding the election)
  • Within 24 hours of making/receiving a qualifying contribution/expenditure of $1,000 or more in the aggregate
  • Within 48 hours of making/receiving an in-kind contribution with a value of $1,000 or more
  • Within 10 business days of making/receiving a contribution or independent expenditure of $5,000 or more in support or opposition of a ballot measure's qualification for the ballot
First Pre-Election Campaign Statement
FPPC Form 460
July 1* to September 24, 2022 Thursday, September 29, 2022
Second Pre-Election Campaign Statement
FPPC Form 460
September 25* to October 22, 2022 Thursday, October 27, 2022
Semi-Annual Campaign Statement
FPPC Form 460
October 23* to December 31, 2022 Monday, January 31, 2023

* The period covered by any statement begins on the day after the closing date of the last statement filed, or January 1, if no previous statement was filed for the current year.

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