November 3, 2020 Municipal Election
This information pertains only to individuals interested in running for office in the November 3, 2020 election.
POSITIONS FOR ELECTION
On Tuesday, November 3, 2020 the City of Rancho Cucamonga will conduct a General Election on the same day as the Presidential Election. The following elected positions will be open for nominations:
• Council Member - District 1
• Council Member - District 4
• City Clerk
• City Treasurer
As of 2016, the City is divided into four (4) districts and only the voters in a district decide the City Council Member who will represent that district. The Mayor, City Clerk and City Treasurer are elected at large. Each office serves a four-year term and there are no term limits.
Voters will elect Council Members to represent Districts 1 & 4 in the November 3, 2020 Municipal Election as well as the elected positions of City Clerk and City Treasurer.
CANDIDATE FILING PERIOD
The nomination period for these offices begins on July 13, 2020 and closes on August 7, 2020. If an incumbent does not file by August 7, the filing period shall be extended five days and will close on August 12, 2020 at 5:00 p.m. for all interested persons other than the incumbent for that seat only.
A Candidate’s Handbook, including an Official Nomination Paper, Candidate’s Statement Form, Fair Political Practices Commission (FPPC) Form 700, Campaign Disclosure Forms, and other information concerning the election will be available by appointment at the City Clerk’s Office beginning July 13, 2020.
To schedule your appointment to pick up the Candidate Handbook, please call (909) 774-2005. All filings must be made with the City Clerk Services Director.
City Council Member candidates must be residents and registered voters of the District they are seeking to represent, at the time nomination papers are issued. City Clerk and City Treasurer candidates must be residents and registered voters of the entire City of Rancho Cucamonga. Signatures on candidate nomination forms must be from registered voters in the Council Candidate’s District or in the entire City for City Clerk and Treasurer.