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El Cerrito Candidates
The next General Municipal Election is November 8, 2016.

The City Clerk is the local elections administrator and coordinates with Contra Costa County in the conduct of Municipal Elections. The November 8, 2016 General Municipal Election will fill three seats on the City Council for four year terms. Persons interested in running for the office of City Council Member for the City of El Cerrito please contact the City Clerk's Office at (510) 215-4305. The successful candidates will be installed in the month of December 2016. .

Candidate Eligibility
Any person who is 18 years of age or older, a citizen of the United States, a resident and registered voter of the City in which they are seeking office, and who is not disqualified by the Constitution or laws of the State of California from holding a civil office, is eligible to be elected or appointed to a City Office.

Candidate Handbook and Other Resources:
The Candidate Handbook is a comprehensive guide to the process for becoming a candidate for City elected office. Please review the guide and feel free to inquire with the City Clerk if you have any additional questions.

Candidate Handbook

Dear Candidate

Campaign Literature Disclosure for Local Candidacies & Measures - E.C.M.C. Chapter 2.32

Sign Ordinance

State Mass Mailings - Campaign Mailings

Qualified Candidate List and Statements