Local Election Notice: Candidate Filing Period Opens Nov. 13, 2023

PASADENA, Calif.— Notice has been given for the City’s Primary Municipal Election to be held on March 5, 2024. Nomination papers for candidates seeking local City offices will be available during the period of Monday, Nov. 13 through Friday, Dec. 8, 2023, both days included, in the Office of the City Clerk, 100 North Garfield Avenue, Room S228Candidates may receive and circulate nomination petitions to gather signatures of registered voters in order to place their names on the March 5th ballot for the Office of Mayor (elected citywide) for a full four-year term or for Members of the City Council for Districts 1, 2, 4, and 6, each for a full four-year term. In addition, the office for Member of the City Council District 3 will be held as a Special Election to fill the remaining two years of the four-year term for that seat on the City Council.  

The official nomination period opens on Monday, November 13, 2023 and closes Friday, Dec. 8, 2023, at 5:30 p.m., for City elections. The City Clerk’s Office will be issuing nomination papers during that period to qualified candidates.

Two identical Candidate Workshops will be conducted by the City Clerk at Pasadena City Hall, 100 North Garfield Avenue on Monday, Nov. 13 in the morning at 8 a.m., and Wednesday, Nov. 15 in the afternoon at 4:30 p.m. The Monday morning workshop will be held in the Council Chamber, Room S249 at 8 a.m., with an evening workshop to be held on Wednesday in the City Hall Basement Grand Conference Room, Room S038 starting at 4:30 p.m.

Election information is available online CityOfPasadena.net/City-Clerk/Elections-2024 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.

Do you need to register to vote? Voter registration information is available at City Hall Offices, public libraries, post offices, as well as online RegisterToVote.ca.gov.  The deadline to register to vote for the March 2024 Primary Municipal Election is Tuesday, February 20, 2024.

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