Local Election Notice: Candidate Filing Period Opens Nov. 12

PASADENA, Calif.—The City of Pasadena's primary municipal election will be held on March 3, 2020. The official nomination period opens Tuesday, Nov. 12, and closes at 5 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 6. During this time, nomination papers for qualified candidates seeking local City offices will be available in the Office of the City Clerk, 100 N. Garfield Ave., Room S228.

Candidates may receive and circulate nomination petitions to gather signatures of registered voters in order to place their names on the March 3 ballot for the Office of Mayor (elected citywide) for a full four-year term, or for members of City Council for Districts 1, 2, 4, and 6, each elected for a full four-year term.

Two identical candidate workshops will be hosted by the City Clerk at Pasadena City Hall, 100 N. Garfield Ave., on Tuesday, Nov. 12. The first workshop will be held at 8 a.m. in Council Chambers, Room S249. The second workshop will be held at 5:30 p.m. in the Grand Conference Room, Room S038 on the basement level.

Election information is available online www.cityofpasadena.net/city-clerk/elections-2020 or by calling the City Clerk’s Office at (626) 744-4124 during regular business hours, Monday through Friday. The webpage will be updated periodically with candidate nomination information.

Need to register to vote? Voter registration information is available at City Hall, public libraries, post offices, and online at www.registertovote.ca.gov. The deadline to register to vote for the March 2020 primary municipal election is Tuesday, Feb. 18.