The Office of Campaign Finance (OCF) regulates the conduct of political
campaigns and government officials who are elected and appointed
to public office. Established within the DC
Board of Elections and Ethics, OCF administers and enforces
the District of Columbia laws pertaining to campaign finance operations,
lobbying activities, conflict of interest matters, the ethical conduct
of public officials, and constituent service and statehood fund
The District of Columbia Freedom of Information Act, or FOIA, D.C. Official Code §§2-531 et seq., provides that any person has the right to request access to public records. All public bodies of the District government are required to disclose public records, except for those records, or portions of records, that are protected from disclosure by the exemptions found at D.C. Official Code §2-534. Other than on-going investigative matters, all reports and opinions of the Office of Campaign Finance are available as public records.