Campaign InformationBERA: Mass Mailing Form 


The Berkeley Election Reform Act has specific requirements with regards to Mass Mailings.  If your campaign communication meets the definition of a Mass Mailing in BMC Section 2.12.150, you must file a certification form and three copies of the mailing with the City Clerk.

Mass Mailing Certification Form (PDF*, 14 KB) 

State Mass Mailing Regulations (PDF*, 23 KB)

2.12.150 Mass mailing. 
"Mass mailing" means two hundred or more identical or nearly identical pieces of mail, but does not include a form letter or other mail which is sent in response to a request, letter or other inquiry. (Ord. 4700-NS § 216, 1974) 


In addition, the State has regulation regarding disclosures on political advertising.

State FPPC - Political Advertising Disclaimers (PDF* 217KB)


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If you need a copy of the form sent to you please contact:

Office of the City Clerk
2180 Milvia Street
 Berkeley, California  94704
Telephone (510) 981-6900
  TDD (510) 981-6903