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 5, 2024 Election at the bottom of the portal page.

Currently Active Montclair Committees

  • 982027 - Committee to Elect Bill Ruh Montclair City Council 2022
  • 1237084 - Montclair Police Officers' Association PAC
  • 137176 - Lopez for Council 2024
  • 1389366 - Orozco for Montclair City Council 2022
  • 1409162 - Dutrey for Montclair Mayor 2022
  • 1427000 - Tenice Johnson for Montclair City Council 2020
  • 1446356 - Committee to Elect Corysa Martinez Montclair City Council 2022
  • 1452165 - Xavier Mendez for Montclair City Council 2024
  • 1451845 - Oscar Miranda for Montclair Mayor 2022
  • Pending - Matthew Castro Wheaton for Montclair City Council 2024

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 (2023-2024)

Statement Type

Period Covered

Deadline to File

Semi-Annual Campaign Statement
FPPC Form 460
January 1* to June 30, 2024

July 1* to December 31, 2024
(Committees that have not filed 2024 Pre-Election statements)


October 20 to December 31, 2024
(Committees filing Pre-Election statements for 2024 General Municipal Election)

Wednesday, July 31, 2024

Friday, January 31, 2025

First Pre-Election Campaign Statement
FPPC Form 460
July 1* to September 21, 2024
(2024 General Municipal Election)
Thursday, September 26, 2024
Second Pre-Election Campaign Statement
FPPC Form 460
September 22 to October 19, 2024
(2024 General Municipal Election)
Thursday, October 24, 2024
Late Contribution and Independent Expenditure Reports
FPPC Forms 496 and 497
90-day period preceding an 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

* 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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