No officer or employee under the civil service or appointive officers shall, directly or indirectly, contribute money or anything of value to or render service in behalf of the candidacy of any candidate for nomination or election to any city office. The expression in private of personal views concerning candidates for political office is not prohibited hereby. Violation of this section shall be grounds for discharge or other disciplinary action.
(1957 Rev. Ords., § 3.124; 1992 Code, § 30-23)  (Ord. 98-89, passed 9-18-1989; Ord. 87-91, passed 11-25-1991; Ord. 28-00, passed 4-10-2000)