Elections

A General Municipal Election will be held in the City of Sierra Madre on Tuesday, April 10, 2018, for the following Officers:

Three (3) Members of the City Council (Full Term for four (4) Years)

 

The nomination period begins on Monday, December 18, 2017 at 8:00 am and will close on Tuesday, January 16, 2018 at 5:30 pm.

 

The polls will be open between the hours of 7:00 am and 8:00 pm.

 

For more information on the election process or to schedule an appointment during the nomination period, please call Laura Aguilar, Elections Official, Assistant City Clerk, at (626) 355-7135, ext. 202


Registration

To be eligible to vote in an election, you must have registered 15 days before Election Day. You can register to vote online or by mailing a completed voter registration form (found in most government offices). 

Voter Eligibility

You may register to vote if you are:

  • A citizen of the United States.
  • At least 18 years of age or older on or before Election Day.
  • Not found mentally incompetent by a court of law.
You are not:
  • Serving a state prison term for a felony conviction in a County jail under contract between state and local officials.
  • On parole/probation for a felony conviction as a condition of your release from prison/jail.

What if I just moved and did not re-register?

If you were previously registered in Los Angeles County and have not re-registered since you moved within the County's borders, you can vote at the polling place for your new address. You will be asked to vote a provisional ballot and provide your new address and your previous address on the provisional ballot envelope.

Vote by Mail

Any registered voter may vote using a vote-by-mail ballot instead of going to the polls on Election Day. California law also allows any registered voter to become a permanent vote-by-mail voter. Click here to request a vote-by-mail ballot for one election or to learn more about becoming a permanent vote-by-mail voter. 

Voter Identification

The Help America Vote Act (HAVA) states that individuals registering to vote for the first time in the state/jurisdiction must provide either a valid California driver's license or state ID card number. Applicants who do not have either can provide the last four digits of their Social Security number. If the voter provides a driver's license or state ID number that can be matched to a state record, then the voter will not be required to show ID when she/he votes.

If a person registers by mail, has not previously voted in an election for federal office and:

  • Votes in person: A photo ID or a document that indicates the voter's name and residence address must be presented.
  • Votes by mail: A copy of a photo ID or a document with both the voter's name and residence address must be presented.


 » Check back frequently for new resources and other updates as Election Day approaches.


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