Political Forms & Filing Requirements

Filing Requirements

The City Clerk serves as the filing officer for the required Fair Political Practices Commission (FPPC) filings on behalf of the City.  The mission of the FPPC is to promote the integrity of representative state and local government in California through fair, impartial interpretation and enforcement of political campaign, lobbying, and conflict of interest laws.

Obtaining Forms

In accordance with Government Code Section 87505, copies of Statements of Economic Interests (Form 700) of elected officials can be obtained from:

City of Rancho Santa Margarita
City Clerk's Office
22112 El Paseo
Rancho Santa Margarita, CA 92688
Phone: 949-635-1800


Fair Political Practices Commission
428 J Street
Suite 620
Sacramento, CA 95814
Phone: 866-275-3772

Campaign Finance & Lobbying Disclosure Reports

For more information related to online campaign finance and lobbying disclosure reports, please visit the Secretary of State's website.

Reporting Additional Compensation for City Officials

The City is required to post California Form 806 (PDF) which is used to report additional compensation that officials receive when appointed to positions on committees, boards or commissions of a public agency, special district, and joint powers agency or authority.