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06-7 7 <br />-20 ?05. <br />Broward County · 7 3 <br />Statement of Ethical Campaign Practices Re ~ <br />The Broward County Ethical Campa ign Practices Act shall apply to any candidate for elected public office whose <br />constituency resides , in whole or in part, within Broward County , or when the boundaries of the public office sought are <br />located , in whole or in part, within the County . "Candidate" means any person to whom any one or more of the following <br />applies : <br />(1) Any person who seeks to qualify for nomination or election by means of the petitioning process ; <br />(2) Any person who seeks to qualify for election as a write-in cand idate ; <br />(3) Any person who receives contributions or make s expend itures , with a v iew to bringing about his or her nomination or <br />election to , or retention in , public office ; <br />(4) Any person who appoints a treasurer and designates a primary depository; o r <br />(5) Any person who files qualification papers and subscribes to a candidate's oath as required by law. <br />A candidate's decision regarding whether to e xecute the statement is strictly voluntary . A candidate e xecuting the <br />Statement of Ethical Campaign Practices shall file the original and a copy of the executed statement, bearing the candidate's <br />signature , with the officer before whom the candidate qualifies within five (5) days after becoming a candidate for the elected <br />public office. <br />As a candidate for public office in Broward County , I believe that political issues can be freely debated without appealing <br />to racial , ethnic, religious , sexual , or other prejudices . I recognize that such negative appeals serve only to divide this <br />community and create long-term moral , social , and economic problems .Therefore : <br />1. I shall not make my race , color, religion , gender, national origin , phys ical disability , or sexual orientation an issue in my <br />campaign . <br />2 . I shall not make my opponent's race , color, religion , gender, national origin , age , marital status , familial status , physical <br />disability , or sexual orientation an issue in my campaign . <br />3 . I will condemn any appeal to prejudice based on race , color, religion , gender, national origin , age , marital status , familial <br />status , physical disability, or sexual orientation . <br />4 . I shall not attack or question my opponent's patriotism . <br />5 . I shall not publish , display, or circulate any anonymous campaign literature or political advertisement nor shall I tolerate or <br />permit members of my campaign organization to engage in such activities . <br />6. I shall not tolerate nor permit members of my campaign organization to engage in activities designed to destroy or remove <br />campaign materials or signs lawfully displayed on public or private property . <br />7. I shall not tolerate my supporters engaging in these activities which I condemn nor shall I accept their continued support if <br />they engage in such activities . I will not permit any member of my campaign organization to engage in these activities and <br />will immediately and publicly repudiate the support of any other individual or group which resorts to the methods and <br />tactics that I hereby condemn . <br />8. I shall run a positive campaign emphasizing my qualifications for office and my positions on issues of public concerns and <br />I will limit my attacks on an opponent to legitimate challenges to that person's record , qualifications , and positions . <br />9. I will neither use nor permit the use of malicious untruths or innuendoes about an opponent's personal life , nor will I make <br />or condone unfounded accusations discrediting an opponent's credibility . <br />10 . I will not use or permit the use of campaign material that falsifies , distorts , or misrepresents facts . <br />Execut d on this 8___ of -2=~~~~ <br />STATE OF FLORIDA <br />COUNTY oBovYad )SS <br />The foregoing instrument was acknowle <br />2c20 ' by ~.\-++--!'--If----¥----'=~~,,,,,__ <br />(Print Name) <br />Julianne Smith <br />Notary Pub li c -State of Florida <br />Commiss ion #GG 4204 <br />Expires 06/2112020 <br />-----------------...-+-r.~ as identificati o n and who did /did not take an oath . <br />___ da ~ 202{) , WITNESS my hand and offici <br />(NOT ARY SEAL) dJ ll CAhhCL ~~ <br />(Name of officer taking acknowledgment) <br />Typed, printed, or stamped <br />(Broward County Ord. No . 2000-06 , § 1, 1-25-00)