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For Immediate Release: February 2, 2021
Contact: Nancy Jackson (213) 978-1960

City of Los Angeles (City) and Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) candidates in the 2022 primary elections have reported raising campaign contributions in excess of $2.5 million and spending more than $300,000 for political purposes. The semi-annual reporting deadline was February 1, 2021, covering activity through December 31, 2020. Total contributions and expenditures reported to date are detailed in the table below.

RACE TOTAL CONTRIBUTIONS Reported as of 2/01/2021 TOTAL EXPENDITURES Reported as of 2/01/2021
Mayor $429,618 $24,370
City Attorney $593,777 $129,801
City Controller $288,367 $24,424
City Council Districts (odd) $1,280,793 $156,743
LAUSD Districts (even) $0 $0
TOTALS $2,592,556 $335,340

The fundraising window for Citywide seats opened on March 8, 2020. The fundraising window for the odd-numbered City Council districts and the even-numbered LAUSD districts opened on September 8, 2020. The primary election is currently scheduled to be held on March 8, 2022. However, California Senate Bill 970 moved the state’s primary election date to June 7, 2022, and the City may conform its elections accordingly.

The next filing deadline for candidates in the 2022 primary City and LAUSD elections is August 2, 2021, covering activity from January 1 through June 30.

Additional information about the candidates, independent spending, and political communications is available on the Election Totals page.  Campaign activity and political communications may also be searched on the Public Data Portal.

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The Ethics Commission was created by Los Angeles voters in 1990 to impartially administer and enforce the City’s governmental ethics, campaign financing, and lobbying laws.

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