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The Office of Campaign Finance is currently operating under a modified status. All services will be provided remotely via email and telephone and you may contact this Office for the same. All financial reports will continue to be submitted online at our website on the required deadlines. Any individual seeking to register as a candidate for elective office should contact our office at (202) 671-0547 or email ([email protected]) for instructions.

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Request an Interpretative Opinion

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Any person subject to the DC Campaign Finance Act of 2011 (The Act), as amended, may request a written Interpretative Opinion concerning the application of The Act and its implementing regulations.

Request in Writing

Address the opinion request to the Director, in writing, with all of the following information:

  • The full name and address of the requestor
  • A detailed account of the activity or transaction and/or a concise statement of the issue concerning the Act
  • Any related documentation

A request for Interpretive Opinion should be mailed to:

The Office of Campaign Finance
Attention: Director
1015 Half Street, SE, Suite 775
Washington, DC, 20003

The director shall respond, in writing, to each request within thirty (30) days of receipt.

Request an Advisory Opinion

If the requester disagrees with the Interpretative Opinion issued by the director, an Advisory Opinion may be requested from:

The Board of Elections 
General Counsel
1015 Half Street, SE, Suite 750
Washington, DC 20003