The City Clerk is the local elections official and coordinates with the County of Kern the conduct of Municipal Elections. This includes, but is not limited to, the preparation of necessary resolutions calling for General and Special Municipal Elections and declaring the result of the election, the coordination of the candidate nomination process and the receipt and processing of initiative, referendum and recall petitions. Regular elections are consolidated with statewide elections, scheduled on the first Tuesday of November of even-numbered years to fill expired City Council terms. All election services are provided in accordance with the California Elections Code.
GENERAL MUNICIPAL ELECTION - NOVEMBER 6, 2018
ELIGIBILITY FOR CANDIDACY FOR COUNCILMEMBER:
• Must be a United States Citizen.
• Must be 18 years or older.
• Must be a registered voter in the WARD in which you seek at the time nomination papers are obtained.
• Not on parole for the conviction of a felony.