Candidate Information

Candidate Qualifications

All candidates must be 18 years of age, a Citizen of the United States, and a registered voter residing within the city limits at the time nomination papers are issued.

Candidates must wait until the nomination period begins to obtain a nomination packet.

Nomination Papers and Candidate's Handbooks

Nomination Papers and Candidate's Handbooks will be available on the first day of the nomination period. Pulling nomination papers will take approximately 45 minutes. An appointment is requested by emailing both the independent Elections Official and the Deputy City Clerk, Daisy Guerrero.

Campaign Reporting Requirements

The Fair Political Practices Commission (FPPC) provides free, expert advice on their website, via email, or by calling 866-ASK-FPPC (866-275-3772).

All campaign forms and most manuals and instructions are available on the FPPC website.