City of Corona – Notice of Election Reminder
The City of Corona will hold a General Municipal Election on Tuesday, November 6, 2018 for the following City Council positions:
- District 1 – Four (4) Year Term
- District 4 – Four (4) Year Term
- District 5 – Four (4) Year Term
To locate your voting District, please visit our District Map.
The nomination period for these office began on Monday, July 16, 2018. The nomination period will close on Friday, August 10, 2018 at 5:00 p.m.
If a qualified incumbent has not filed nomination papers for their respective district by the August 10th deadline, the nomination period will be extended to Wednesday, August 15, 2018, at 5:00 p.m., for all interested persons other than the incumbent in that district.
Per Section 10299 of the Elections Code of the State of California, if no one or only one person is nominated for an elective office, appointment to the elective office may be made.
The City Clerk serves as the election officer and is responsible for issuance and acceptance of nomination papers, city measures and the publication of necessary legal notices. In addition, all campaign and conflict of interest filings required by the Fair Political Practices Commission are centralized in the City Clerk's Office.
In order to qualify as a candidate for a member of the City Council, an individual must be a registered voter and a resident of the City of Corona. Nomination petitions must contain the signatures of at least twenty (20) registered voters from the jurisdiction and must be filed with the City Clerk's Office no later than the close of the nomination period. If any incumbent does not file nomination papers within the filing period, the filing period will be extended for an additional five calendar days to allow anyone interested, except the incumbent, to file for that office.
Pursuant to the City of Corona Resolution No. 2003-68, a $25.00 filing fee is required to be paid upon the filing of the nomination papers. For more information regarding elections, please contact the City Clerk's Office at (951) 736-2201.