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Undoing of Escondido Campaign Finance Reforms

Undoing of Escondido Campaign Finance Reforms

Introduction On March 3, 2021, Councilmembers Inscoe (District 2), Garcia (District 3) and Morasco (District 4) voted 3-2 to: Allow candidates to carryover surplus campaign funds to a new campaign account (for example, carryover remaining City Council 2020 campaign funds to a City Council 2024 campaign account); Exclude Political Party Committees from being subjected to the City’s campaign laws From the SDUT: New Escondido council erases campaign finance reforms enacted by predecessors. Previously on October 21, 2020, the former City…

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2017-55: Escondido City Resolution on CA Senate Bill 54

2017-55: Escondido City Resolution on CA Senate Bill 54

Background Escondido is one of the toughest anti-immigration city in the country. The Escondido Police Department still collaborates with Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) in a Operation Joint Effort program: at least two ICE officials still have offices at the Escondido Police Department’s headquarter, they still have access to EPD’s radio, and they still participate as a “force multiplier” with the EPD. From Center for American Progress’s Life as an Undocumented Immigrant report on How Restrictive Local Immigration Policies Affect…

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