Election Code § 18203

Online Candidate Initial Review Form

Please complete this process in order for the City Clerk to evaluate if you are qualified to run for the office you are interested in. Once you have completed this we will contact you regarding next steps. All fields with asterisks are required.
  • IMPORTANT:
    1. Candidates may only run for ONE City office. Candidates for Council District 4 must be domiciled within Council District 4.The nomination petition for the Council District 4 seat must be signed by persons domiciled within and registered to vote within District 4, as only that group are voters eligible to vote for the District 4 seat.
    2. The nomination period begins 8:00 a.m. on Monday, July 13, 2020 and ends at 5:00 p.m. on Friday, August 7, 2020. Candidate filing papers will not be accepted outside of this period, unless extended by operation of law (Election Code Section 0225).
    3. This online form will be available until close of business (5:00 p.m.) on Tuesday, August 4, 2020. After that time and until the close of the nomination period at 5:00 p.m. on August 7, 2020, any persons wishing to complete a Candidate Application must contact the City Clerk’s office directly at the contact information listed below.

All fields with asterisks are required.