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Sample Nomination Documents
The Nomination Period opens 113 days before an election and closes 88 days before the election. During the nomination period, those persons interested in running for elected office may pick up a Candidate Nomination Packet. A representative of the candidate may obtain a Candidate Nomination Packet with written authorization from the candidate. The Candidate must appear personally to file nominations papers however.
Those running for district offices must be a registered voter and resident of the district for which they seek nomination for at least thirty (30) days prior to the date nomination petitions are issued. For City-wide office, a candidate must be a registered voter of the city and a resident for at least thirty (30) days prior to the date the nomination papers are issued. Elector and resident status must be maintained during the term of office.
Below are sample nomination documents. These documents are for informational purposes only. Actual nomination documents can be obtained from the Office of the City Clerk during the nominations period.
Statement of Economic Interests (Form 700)
Public officials and designated employees must file Statements of Economic Interest. Public officials are specified in Government Code Section 87200. They include Mayors, Councilmembers, City Attorneys, City Managers, Planning Commissioners, and persons who manage public investments. Additionally, candidates for elected positions are required to file a Candidate statement. Designated employees and certain consultants who hold positions that involve making or participating in the making of decisions, which may foreseeably have a material effect on the holder’s financial interests also must file. Such positions are listed in the City’s conflict of interest code; people in these positions must file Statements of Economic Interests – Form 700 pursuant to the disclosure categories specified in that code.
- Our online completing and tracking public Portal Access
- 2012-2013 Statement of Economic Interest – Form 700
- FPPC 2012-2013 Reference Pamphlet
- FPPC (Fair Political Practices Commission)
- Form 700 – Frequently Asked Questions
- Government Code Section 87200 Filers
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