Yearly Archives: 2020


New Campaign Contribution and Gift Limits

December 2020 A new state law effective January 1, 2021 (but originally enacted in October 2019) creates “default” campaign contribution limits for all cities and counties which do not already have their own limits. The new law requires all cities and counties without their own contribution limits to adopt the current […]


Navigating Close Elections

Knowing Your Campaign’s Rights And Options Can Make All The Difference      Every election, candidates and ballot measure campaigns find themselves in close races, where a few votes can make the difference between victory and defeat. Campaigns in these circumstances must navigate the ballot-counting process as the Registrar’s office finishes its official […]


Democracy in the Time of COVID-19

BY BRADLEY HERTZ Originally Appeared in San Fernando Valley Bar Association or Valley Lawyer The following article on election law is particularly timely in view of the upcoming November elections. It contains content that is both informational and, in some respects, could be seen as reflecting the opinions of the writer. […]