General Municipal Election - November 5, 2024

Interested in Running? Here’s where to start.

  • Review the Fair Political Practices Commission (FPPC) website at
  • File an FPPC Form 501 with the City Clerk’s Office before receiving contributions or spending any of your own funds
  • Open a bank account if you plan to spend or receive more than $2,000 (All monies, including the candidate’s own funds, must be deposited into the campaign account before expenditure)
  • File an FPPC Form 410 with the California Secretary of State’s office within 10 days of spending/receiving the $2,000 limit. File a copy with the City Clerk’s Office.

You can file a Candidate Intention Statement for the November 5, 2024 election at any time with the City Clerk's Office. Office hours are Tuesday through Thursday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Due to frequent meetings both on and off-site, we suggest making an appointment with the Administrative City Clerk by emailing

FPPC Form 501