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The City of Portland, Oregon

Auditor Mary Hull Caballero

Promoting open and accountable government

Complaints

The following 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 the date the Auditor’s Office issued its determination letter.

2020 Complaints 

10/12 Individual contributor: Jim Mark, 2020-31-JM complaintresponsedetermination (violation, penalty issued); payment of civil penalties required.

10/12 Individual contributor: William R Swindells, 2020-31-WS complaintresponsedetermination (violation, penalty issued); payment of civil penalties required.

10/12 Individual contributor: N Robert Stoll, 2020-31-RS complaint, response, determination (violation, penalty issued); payment of civil penalties required.

10/12 Individual contributor: Vanessa Sturgeon, 2020-31-VS complaintresponsedetermination (violation, penalty issued); payment of civil penalties required.

10/12 Individual contributor: John Scott Andrews, 2020-31-JA complaintresponsedetermination (violation, penalty issued); payment of civil penalties required.

10/9 City candidate: Teressa Raiford, 2020-42-TR complaintresponsecommunicationdetermination (no violation).

10/9 Political committee: Write in Teressa Raiford, 2020-42-TR complaintresponsecommunicationdetermination (violation); follow-up required.

Follow-up required by October 23, 2020.

10/8 City candidate: Ted Wheeler, 2020-41-TW complaintresponsedetermination (no violation)

10/6 City candidate: Loretta Smith, 2020-40-LS complaintcampaign communication, response 1response 2determination (violation); no follow up required.

10/5 City candidate: Sarah Iannarone, 2020-39-SI complaintresponsedetermination (no violation)

9/10 City candidate: Ted Wheeler, 2020-38-TW complaintcampaign communicationresponsedetermination (violation, penalty issued); payment of civil penalties required

9/9 City candidate: Dan Ryan, 2020-37-DR complaintcampaign communicationresponsedetermination (violation); no follow up required.

9/4 City candidate: Ted Wheeler, 2020-35-TW complaint, no response, determination (violation, penalty issued); payment of civil penalties required.

9/4 City candidate: Ted Wheeler, 2020-31-TW complaint, no response, determination (violation, penalty issued); payment of civil penalties required.

9/1 City candidate: Sarah Iannarone, 2020-32-SI complaint2020-33-SI complaint2020-34-SI complaint part 12020-34-SI complaint part 2responsedetermination. (violations).

Follow-up required and provided by September 16, 2020: true sources of funding

8/27 City candidate: Ted Wheeler, 2020-30-TW complaint, no response, determination (violation, penalty issued); payment of civil penalties required.

Follow-up required and provided for true sources of funding by 8/27. 

8/27 Individual contributor: Paul Pedreira, 2020-29-PP complaintresponsedetermination (violation, penalty issued); payment of civil penalties required.

8/27 Individual contributor: Warren Rosenfeld, 2020-29-WR complaintresponse, determination (violation, penalty issued); payment of civil penalties required. 

8/27 Individual contributor: Charles Swindells, 2020-29-CS complaintdetermination (violation, penalty issued); payment of civil penalties required. 

8/27 Individual contributor: Tom Drewes, 2020-29-TD complaintdetermination (violation, penalty issued): payment of civil penalties required. 

8/27 City candidate: Ted Wheeler, 2020-29-TW complaint, determination (violation, penalty issued); payment of civil penalties required.

8/24 Political Committee: Jo Ann for Portland City Council, 2020-36-JH complaintcommunicationresponseamicus responsedetermination (no violation).

8/20 City candidate: Loretta Smith, 2020-28-LS complaint, no response, determination (no violation).  

8/20 contributor: Local 48 Electricians PAC, 2020-28-L48 complaint, responsedetermination (no violation).

8/20 contributor: United Food and Commercial Workers, 2020-28-UFCW complaintresponsedetermination (no violation).

8/17 City candidate: Loretta Smith, 2020-23-LS complaintresponsedetermination (no violation).

8/12 City candidate: Loretta Smith, 2020-26-LS complaint2020-27-LS complaintresponsedetermination. (violations); follow up required for missing sources of funding by August 26, 2020

Follow-up required and provided by August 26, 2020: True Sources of Funding

8/12 City candidate: Loretta Smith, 2020-24-LS complaint2020-25-LS complaintresponsedetermination. (violations); follow up required for missing sources of funding by August 26, 2020.

Follow up required and provided by August 26, 2020: True Sources of Funding

7/27 City candidate: Ted Wheeler, 2020-22-TW, complaint, response 1,2determination (violation, penalty issued); payment of civil penalties required. Follow up required for missing sources of funding by August 10, 2020.  

Follow-up required and provided prior to August 11, 2020: True sources of funding.

7/27 City candidate: Ted Wheeler, 2020-21-TW, complaintdetermination (violation, penalty issued); payment of civil penalties required. 

7/27 Individual contributor: Daniel Petrusich, 2020-21-DP, complaint,responsedetermination (violation, penalty issued); payment of civil penalties required. 

7/9 (following transfer to Open and Accountable Elections program determination): City candidate: Mingus Mapps, 2020-17-MM, complaintresponsedetermination (no violation).

7/9 (following transfer to Open and Accountable Elections program determination): Entity: Keep Portland Safe PAC, 2020-17-KPS, complaintdetermination (no violation).

6/25: City candidate: Ted Wheeler, 2020-20-TW, complaint,response,determination (violation, penalty issued); payment of civil penalties required.

6/25: Entity: Oregon AFSCME Council 75, 2020-20-AC75, complaintresponsedetermination (violation, penalty issued); payment of civil penalties required. 

6/22: City candidate: Ted Wheeler, 2020-19-TW, complaintresponse,determination (no violation).

6/4: City candidate: Sam Adams, 2020-18-SA complaint,response,determination (no violation).

6/3: City candidate: Keith Wilson, 2020-16-KW complaintresponsedetermination (violation); no follow up required.

5/28: City candidate: Sam Adams, 2020-15-SA complaintresponsedetermination (violation); no follow up required.

5/28: City candidate: Sam Adams, 2020-14-SA complaintupdatedetermination (no violation).  

5/28: Political committee: Sam Works for Portland, 2020-14-SWP complaintupdateresponsedetermination (no violation).

5/28: Political committee: Sam Works for Portland, 2020-13-SWP complaint, response 1response 2determination (violation); no follow up required.

5/27: City candidate: Ted Wheeler, 2020-12-TW complaintresponsedetermination (violation); no follow up required.

5/18: City candidate: Ted Wheeler, 2020-11-TW complaint and determination (violation, penalty issued); payment of civil penalty required.

5/18: City candidate: Ozzie Gonzalez, 2020-05-OG complaintresponse,determination (violations); no follow up required.

5/18: City candidate: Keith Wilson, 2020-06-KW complaint and determination (violations); no follow up required.

5/12: City candidate: Ted Wheeler, 4 complaints, 2020-07-TW, 2020-08-TW, 2020-09-TW, 2020-10-TW complaintsdetermination (no violations).

4/21: City candidate: Ted Wheeler, 2020-04-TW complaintcampaign responsedetermination (violations); follow up required by May 5, 2020.

Follow-up required and provided prior to May 5, 2020: True sources of funding.


 

2019 Complaints

1/17 City candidate: Ozzie Gonzalez, 2020-03-OG complaint and determination (dismissed).

1/17 City candidate: Jack Kerfoot, 2020-02-JK complaint and determination (dismissed).

1/17 City candidate: Ted Wheeler, 2020-01-TW complaint and determination (dismissed).