The City of West Hollywood’s nomination period for City Council candidates will begin on Monday, July 18, 2022 at 8 a.m. The deadline for filing nomination papers is Friday, August 12, 2022 at 5 p.m. pursuant to the State Elections Code. City of West Hollywood residents who are interested in running for City Council should contact the City Clerk’s office to schedule an appointment to receive nomination papers and to review the requirements and deadlines for becoming an official candidate.
The City Council candidates nomination process requires a potential candidate to gather between 20 and 30 signatures by voters registered in West Hollywood. Potential candidates must be at least 18 years old, residents of West Hollywood, and registered voters within the City.
Three City Council seats will be decided in the upcoming General Municipal Election, which will be held on Tuesday, November 8, 2022. City of West Hollywood Councilmembers each serve for a term of four years and are elected at large. Each year, City Councilmembers select one of their members to serve as Mayor for a year, with the term beginning after the City Council reorganization, which occurs once every year.
The City of West Hollywood’s elections page, www.weho.org/elections, provides detailed election information and links to the California Secretary of State’s Voter Registration page, the Los Angeles County Registrar/Recorder’s website, and specific links for polling places and sample ballots.
For more information, to schedule an appointment to receive nomination papers, and to review the requirements and deadlines for becoming an official candidate, please contact the City of West Hollywood’s City Clerk’s Office at (323) 848-6409 or send an e-mail message to Alyssa Poblador at email@example.com. For people who are Deaf or hard of hearing, please call TTY (323) 848-6496.