The March 7, 2017 election is a Los Angeles County Election run by the Los Angeles County Recorder/ Registrar.
Polls will be open from 7:00 a,m. to 8:00 p.m. Ballots will be counted at the Norwalk Courthouse beginning at 8:15 p.m. Results will be posted as they come in on the County's website. Pleaser refresh your browser every 20 minutes to update the results.
For Election Day Information including Polling Locations, Ballot questions, and Election Results, please visit www.lavote.net
March 7, 2017 City Council Election
Claremont is a general law city governed by a five-member City Council. City Councilmembers are elected to staggered 4-year terms, with three members elected at one election, and two the next. The City’s general municipal elections occur on the first Tuesday following the first Monday in March of odd-numbered years.
Claremont City Council and Current Terms City Council
As the local elections official, the City Clerk administers procedures through which City Councilmembers are elected. Additionally, the City Clerk’s office assists candidates, committees and voters before, during, and after the election.
If you have questions, please contact:
Shelley Desautels, City Clerk (909) 399-5461 email@example.com
Jamie Costanza, Deputy City Clerk (909) 399-5463 firstname.lastname@example.org
Sample ballots, election results, and campaign filings are available in the City document archive.
March 7, 2017 General Municipal Election
The next regularly scheduled election will be held on March 7, 2017 for the purpose of electing two (2) members of the City Council, each to a 4-year term.
If you are interested in running for City Council you must meet the following requirements:
Be at least 18 years of age
Be a citizen of the United States and a resident of the State of California
Be a registered voter and a resident within the City limits of Claremont at the time nomination papers are issued, and maintain that status.
November 14 – December 12 Filing Period for Nomination Papers and Candidate Statements
December 12 – December 14 Extended Filing Period if Incumbent Fails to File
December 15 Secretary of State Determines Order of Names on the Ballot
January 9 – February 21 Filing Period for Write-In Candidates
January 26 First Pre-Election Campaign Finance Statement Due
January 31 Campaign Finance Statement Due – Semi-Annual Statement
February 6 First Day for Mailing of Permanent Vote-by-Mail Ballots
February 6 – February 28 Voters May Request Vote-by-Mail Ballots with Regular Applications
February 20 Last Day to Register to Vote for March 7, 2017 Election
February 23 Second Pre-Election Campaign Finance Statement Due
March 7 ELECTION DAY
TBD Anticipated Declaration of Election Results/Swearing in of Officers
At least 21 days before an election, each registered voter will receive a sample ballot and notice of polling location. Permanent vote-by-mail voters may disregard the application to receive a ballot. If a permanent vote-by-mail voter chooses to go to their polling location to vote on Election Day, they may surrender their vote-by-mail ballot, and vote in person.
Permanent Vote-By-Mail Status
Applying to become a permanent vote-by-mail voter means that you will automatically receive a vote-by-mail ballot for every election you are eligible to vote. You will no longer need to apply for future elections.
Printed Vote-by Mail-Applications can be found on the back cover page of your Official Sample Ballot booklet.
A letter request is acceptable if it identifies the election for which a ballot is being requested, contains the voter's name and signature, registered address and the address to which the ballot should be mailed.
The signature of each person asking for a vote by mail ballot is required in order to verify the legitimacy of the application.Voters who wish to vote by mail must submit a written request for a ballot no later than 7 days prior to Election Day.