San Bernardino City Candidates

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Candidate and Officeholder Campaign Contribution Limits

Candidates seeking any San Bernardino City elective office are subject to contribution limits from a single source per election. 

Effective Date

Contribution Limit
January 1, 2023 - December 31, 2024 $5,500
January 1, 2021 - December 31, 2022 $4,900
January 1, 2019 - December 31, 2020 No Limit
January 1, 2017 - December 31, 2018 No Limit
January 1, 2015 - December 31, 2016 No Limit

Filing Schedules.

Filing schedules are available here.

If a special election is called, please email to request a filing schedule.

Quick Tips

Cash Contributions
  • Contributions of $100 or more made by a money order, cashier's check, or travelers cheque are prohibited. 

Electronic Filing

  • Candidates and committees have the option to file electronically.
  • Candidates and committees must file 24 hours reports electronically.


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