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Completed 2020 Campaign Finance Investigations

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The following 2020 election season complaints and determinations have been made public by the Auditor's Office in accordance with City Charter and Code.
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Complaints are arranged by name and office position.  


Lobbying and Political Consultant Enforcement

View enforcement of lobbying and political consultant regulations that result in civil penalties.


Mayoral Candidate Investigations

Gonzalez, Ozzie

ComplaintViolation AllegationsResponseDeterminationPenalties and Follow-Ups
2020-03-OGContributionNoneDismissed
2020-05-OGDisclosureResponseViolationLetter of Education and Warning

Iannarone, Sarah

Raiford, Teressa

ComplaintViolation AllegationsResponseDeterminationPenalties and Follow-Ups
2020-42-TRDisclosure
(Communication at Issue)
ResponseNo Violation

Independent Spenders Supporting or Opposing Teressa Raiford

ComplaintIndependent Spender
(Type of Organization)
Violation AllegationsResponseDeterminationPenalties and Follow-Ups
2020-42-TRWrite in Teressa Raiford
nka Do Write PDX
(Political Committee)
Disclosure
(Communication at Issue)
ResponseViolationLetter of Education and Warning
2020-46-NUNext Up Oregon
(Entity)
DisclosureResponse

Amended Determination
(No Violation)

Original Determination

2020-49-WITRWrite in Teressa Raiford
nka Do Write PDX
(Political Committee)
Disclosure
(Communication at Issue)
ResponseNo Violation

Wheeler, Ted

Contributors to Friends of Ted Wheeler

ComplaintContributor
(Type of Contributor)
ResponseDeterminationAmount
Over Limit
Penalties
2020-19-AHAndrea Hull
(Individual)
NoneNo Violation
2020-20-AC75AFSCME Council 75
(Entity)
ResponseViolation$500$1,000
2020-21-DPDan Petrusich
(Individual)
ResponseViolation$500$1,000
2020-29-CSCharles Swindells
(Individual)
Noneviolation$500$1,000
2020-29-TDTom Drewes
(Individual)
NoneViolation$100$200
2020-29-PPPaul Pedreira
(Individual)
ResponseViolation$1,000$2,000
2020-29-WRWarren Rosenfeld
(Individual)
Response

Amended Determination
(No Violation)

Original Determination

2020-31-JMJim Mark
(Individual)
ResponseViolation$500$1,000
2020-31-WSWilliam R Swindells
(Individual)
ResponseViolation$500$1,000
2020-31-RSN Robert Stoll
(Individual)
ResponseViolation$250$500
2020-31-VSVanessa Sturgeon
(Individual)
ResponseViolation$500$1,000
2020-31-JAJohn Scott Andrews
(Individual)
ResponseViolation$500$1,000

Independent Spenders Supporting or Opposing Ted Wheeler

ComplaintIndependent Spender
(Type of Organization)
Violation AllegationsResponseDeterminationPenalties and Follow-Ups
2020-44-UPUnited for Portland
(Political Committee)
DisclosureResponseNo Violation

Commissioner Position #2 Candidate Investigations

Kerfoot, Jack

ComplaintViolation AllegationsResponseDeterminationPenalties and Follow-Ups
2020-02-JKContributionNoneDismissed

Ryan, Dan

ComplaintViolation AllegationsResponseDeterminationPenalties and Follow-Ups
2020-37-DRDisclosureResponseViolationLetter of Education and Warning

Independent Spenders Supporting or Opposing Dan Ryan

ComplaintIndependent Spender
(Type of Organization)
Violation AllegationsResponseFinal DeterminationPenalties and Follow-Ups
2020-36-JHJo Ann for Portland City Council
(Political Committee)
Disclosure
(Communication at Issue)

Response

Amicus Response

No Violation

Smith, Loretta

Contributors to Committee to Elect Loretta Smith

ComplaintContributor
(Type of Contributor)
ResponseDeterminationAmount
Over Limit
Penalties
2020-28-UFCWUnited Food and Commercial Workers
(Entity)
ResponseNo ViolationNone

Commissioner Position #4 Candidate Investigations

Adams, Sam

ComplaintViolation AllegationsResponseDeterminationPenalties and Follow-Ups
2020-14-SAContributionNoneNo Violation
2020-15-SADisclosureResponseViolationLetter of Education and Warning
2020-18-SADisclosureResponseNo Violation

Contributors to Friends of Sam Adams

ComplaintContributor
(Type of Contributor)
ResponseDeterminationAmount
Over Limit
Penalties
2020-14-SWP
(Amended Complaint)
Sam Works for Portland
(Political Committee)
ResponseNo ViolationNone

Independent Spenders Supporting or Opposing Sam Adams

ComplaintIndependent Spender
(Type of Organization)
Violation AllegationsResponseDeterminationPenalties and Follow-Ups
2020-13-SWPSam Works for Portland
(Political Committee)
DisclosureResponse One
Response Two
ViolationLetter of Education and Warning

Mapps, Mingus

ComplaintViolation AllegationsResponseDeterminationPenalties and Follow-Ups
2020-17-MMContributionResponseNo Violation

Complaints against contributors to Friends of Mingus Mapps

ComplaintContributor
(Type of Contributor)
ResponseDeterminationAmount
Over Limit
Penalties
2020-17-KPSKeep Portland Safe
(Political Committee)
NoneNo ViolationNone

Independent Spenders Supporting or Opposing Mingus Mapps

ComplaintIndependent Spender
(Type of Organization)
Violation AllegationsResponseDeterminationPenalties and Follow-Ups
2020-45-RCReed College
(Entity)
Disclosure
(Communication at Issue)
ResponseNo Violation

Wilson, Keith

ComplaintViolation AllegationsResponseDeterminationPenalties and Follow-Ups
2020-06-KWDisclosureNoneViolationLetter of Education and Warning
2020-16-KWDisclosureResponseViolationLetter of Education and Warning