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Candidates And Campaigns

  • As a candidate for office or as a part of a campaign, your interest in pursuing a leadership role or policy goal in your community is commendable. Participation at this level is a commitment. On this page, you will find information and links related to candidate filing and campaign finance disclosures.

    Anyone may view the Campaign Finance Disclosure Public Access Portal. Voters interested in candidates for a specific election may visit the  Election Information Page.

     Public Access Portal – San Joaquin County Electronic Campaign Filing System

    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, or examine a committee's filing history.
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    Filer Access Portal – San Joaquin County Electronic Campaign Filing System

    The Filer Access Portal is a web-based, data entry filing system that allows candidates and campaign committees to submit disclosure reports via the Electronic Filing System (EFS), free of charge. Use the Filer Access Portal to create electronic campaign statements. Before you begin you must have received your EFS filer identification number and password. To get a filer identification number and password, contact the Registrar of Voters at (209) 468-8945.
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    California Fair Political Practices Commission (FPPC) provides information and forms related to campaign finance disclosures

    Statement of Economic Interests - Form 700
    FPPC Forms Page  

    County Resources for Candidates

    Candidate Filing Guide

    Prepared by the San Joaquin Registrar of Voters, this guide provides comprehensive information on all aspects of candidacy for local office in each election, including a list of open offices. This guide is available at the San Joaquin County Registrar of Voter’s Office or can be downloaded as an Adobe Acrobat (PDF) file by clicking the link below.
    Candidate Filing Guide for November 3, 2020 General Election

    Candidate Workshops

    Conducted by Registrar of Voters staff, these workshops provide an overview of the candidacy process, including ballot designations, candidate statements, financial disclosure requirements, and deadlines and forms. The Candidate Workshops schedule for the November 3, 2020 Presidential General Election can be found on the Candidate Workshops page.

    Recount Guide

    San Joaquin County Guide
    California State Guide

    Voter Registration and Vote-by-Mail Data and Services

    Data is available for campaign purposes click here for more information.