Campaign Finance - Status of Voluntary Expenditure Ceiling (VECs) in November 6, 2012 Election

Dataset

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Name Campaign Finance - Status of Voluntary Expenditure Ceiling (VECs) in November 6, 2012 Election
Attribution San Francisco Ethics Commission
Category City Management and Ethics
Tags voluntary, expenditure, ceiling, campaign, finance, ethics, vec, november 6, 2012, election
Created 2012-08-15T17:21:54Z
Publication Date 2012-08-15T17:24:19Z

Description

Under S.F. Campaign and Governmental Conduct Code 1.128, a candidate who wishes to accept the voluntary expenditure ceiling must file Form SFEC-128 no later than the August 10, 2012 deadline for filing nomination papers.In a race where at least one candidate has accepted the VEC, all candidates running for office in the same race must file Form SFEC 134(b) within 24 hours of receiving contributions, making expenditures, or having funds that exceed 100 percent of the applicable VEC.In addition, any person other than a candidate committee who makes or incurs expenditures for the purpose of distributing independent expenditures, electioneering communications, or member communications that clearly identify any candidate that equals or exceeds \(5,000 per candidate, must within 24 hours of each time it reaches the \)5,000 threshold file a Third Party Disclosure Form.

Columns

| Included | Schema Type    | Field Name           | Name                 | Data Type | Render Type |
| ======== | ============== | ==================== | ==================== | ========= | =========== |
| Yes      | series tag     | city_elective_office | City Elective Office | text      | text        |
| Yes      | numeric metric | amount_of_vec        | Amount of VEC        | money     | money       |
| Yes      | series tag     | status_of_vec        | Status of VEC        | text      | text        |

Time Field

Value = 2012
Format & Zone = yyyy

Data Commands

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series e:bmnx-cibx d:2012-01-01T00:00:00.000Z t:status_of_vec="The ceiling is lifted. On June 27, 2012, the Ethics Commission lifted the VEC when a candidate for the College Board reported receiving contributions in excess of the VEC." t:city_elective_office="Community College Board" m:amount_of_vec=104000

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Top Records

| city_elective_office    | amount_of_vec | status_of_vec                                                                                                                                                               | 
| ======================= | ============= | =========================================================================================================================================================================== | 
| Board of Education      | 104000        | The Ceiling is in place.                                                                                                                                                    | 
| Community College Board | 104000        | The ceiling is lifted. On June 27, 2012, the Ethics Commission lifted the VEC when a candidate for the College Board reported receiving contributions in excess of the VEC. |