The Fair Political Practices Commission (FPPC) administers the Political Reform Act. The Political Reform Act regulates campaign financing, conflicts of interest, lobbying, and governmental ethics. The mission of FPPC is to promote the integrity of state and local government in California through fair, impartial interpretation and enforcement of political campaign, lobbying, and conflict of interest laws.
Statements of Economic Interests & FPPC Candidate Campaign Statements/Reports
Statements of Economic Interests (Form 700)
The Political Reform Act (Government Code Sections 81000-94014) requires public officials to disclose assets and income which may be materially affected by their official actions by filing Statements of Economic Interests (Form 700s). Members of the City Council and the City’s Treasurer are elected officers identified in Government Code Section 87200 and file Form 700s with the City Clerk. Click here to see the current five (5) members of the Newman City Council and the City’s Treasurer.
Copies of the original Form 700s filed by the members of the City Council and the City Treasurer are available for review or duplication at the following offices:
- Fair Political Practices Commission (FPPC) 428 J Street, Suite 620, Sacramento, CA 95814
- City of Newman 938 Fresno Street, Newman, CA 95360
The Form 700s for some state and local government agency elected officers may be available in electronic format on the FPPC’s website at http://www.fppc.ca.gov/. Visit the FPPC’s Form 700 Filings page to search or browse for current and past Form 700s of the members of the Newman City Council. Due to privacy concerns and out of an abundance of caution, the Form 700s posted on the FPPC’s website have the address, telephone and signature blocks redacted.
The information above is posted pursuant to Government Code Section 87505 (added by AB 1509, chaptered on September 24, 2012).
FPPC Candidate Campaign Statements and Reports (Forms 410, 460, 470, etc.)
California campaign finance disclosure laws requires local elected officeholders, candidates for local elected offices, and committees in support or opposed to local candidates or measures to file their campaign disclosure reports with the City Clerk at specified intervals.
Beginning January 1, 2021, AB 2151 requires local government agencies to post campaign statements and reports online and must be made available for four years from the date of the election associated with the filing. Pursuant to California Government Code Section 84615(f): The data made available on the Internet shall not contain the street name and building number of the persons or entity representatives listed on the electronically filed forms or any bank account number required to be disclosed by the filer. Per AB 2151, redacted copies of Campaign Disclosure Statements filed by the City Council may be reviewed below:
FPPC Candidate Campaign Statements and Reports for November 8, 2022 Election
|Filer Name||Office||Form 410||Form 460||Form 470||Form 501|
|Casey Graham||Mayor||Graham - Form 470 - 2022 (716 KB)||Graham - Form 501 - 2022 (636 KB)|
|Scott Ball||Council Member||Ball - Form 470 - 2022 (696 KB)||Ball - Form 501 - 2022 (819 KB)|
|Shane Tomlinson||Council Member||Tomlinson - Form 470 - 2022 (619 KB)||Tomlinson - Form 501 - 2022 (729 KB)|
Complete, unredacted copies of all statements are available for review in the City Clerk’s Office located at City Hall, 938 Fresno Street, Newman, CA. 95360.
The information contained in these pages was valid at the time of publication. The City Clerk/Elections Official reserves the right to modify, update, change, or make improvements at any time, without notice, and assumes no liability for damages incurred directly or indirectly