CHAPTER 27 ELECTIONS
Article I. Disclosure of Campaign Contributions.
Sec. 27-1-3. Definitions.
“Ballot measure committee” means committee that influences or
attempts to influence the action of voters for or against the passage or defeat
of any initiative, referendum, or recall being voted on only in the city. For
purposes of this article, a ballot measure committee also includes any
“Candidate” means an individual who is
listed on the ballot or who has qualified to have write-in votes on his or her
behalf counted by election officials for election to city council. For purposes
of this article, a candidate also includes any controlled
“City clerk” means the city clerk for the
“City council” means the city council for the
“City website” means the website owned, operated and
maintained by the city of Woodland, California at the following address:
“Committee” means any person or
combination of persons who influence or attempt to influence the action of
voters for or against either the nomination or election of one or more
candidates for city council or the passage or defeat of any ballot measure being
voted on only in the city.
“Contribution” has the same meaning
as defined by California Government Code Section 82015 and California Code of
Regulations Section 18215 and shall include, but not be limited to, both
monetary contributions (e.g., payments, the forgiveness of a loan, a payment of
a loan by a thirty party, or an enforceable promise to make a payment) and
nonmonetary contributions (e.g., the provision of goods or services) except to
the extent that full and adequate consideration is received for such
“Contributor” means any individual or
organization making a contribution within the meaning of California Government
Code Section 82015 and California Code of Regulations Section
“Controlled committee” means any committee that is
controlled directly or indirectly by a candidate or a ballot measure committee.
(Ord. No. 1377, § 3 (part); Ord. No. 1428, § 3.)