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City Elections

Welcome to the City of Sacramento Municipal Election page. The following information is provided to guide voters and potential candidates through the election process.

Voters

Need to register to vote or not sure if you are registered? Visit the Sacramento County Voter Registration and Elections web page.

To view interactive election results, visit the Sacramento County Election Results web page.

Review historic election results for the City of Sacramento.

SPECIAL ELECTION

City Council Candidates for District 6 - The nomination period opens Monday December 15, 2014.

The Sacramento City Council has called a Special Municipal Election to be held on Tuesday, April 7, 2015 for the purpose of electing a City Council Member in District 6. As provided in the City Charter, the candidate who receives the greatest number of votes on this date shall be elected to fill the vacant office, no run-off election shall occur.  

In order to run for elective office in the City of Sacramento, a candidate must be 18 years of age, a citizen of the United States, and a resident of the State of California. Candidates for council district seats must be a resident and registered voter within District 6 for no less than 30 days prior to filing nomination papers.

The nomination period for the Special Municipal Election will begin on Monday, December 15, 2014 and end on Friday, January 9, 2015 at 5:00 p.m. The Office of the City Clerk will issue and accept official nomination documents only during this period of time and during regular business hours of Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. There is no filing fee for the issuance of nomination documents.

For more information about running for office please visit the Elective Offices page.

Campaign Disclosure Filings

For information on campaign disclosure requirements please visit the Campaign Disclosure Requirements page. For information on campaign committees and to view completed campaign statement filings please visit the public access portal.

Local Campaign Finance Regulations

The City of Sacramento has adopted local campaign finance regulations. These regulations provide for public campaign financing (also referred to as matching funds), restrict spending and place limits on contributions.

Due to budget constraints, the Campaign Reform Fund was not funded for 2014. Therefore public financing is not available. However, provisions pertaining to contribution limits remain in effect. For detailed information please visit the Campaign Finance page.

Need Assistance or Have Questions?

We are happy to assist you. Please contact us via email at: clerk@cityofsacramento.org, or by phone at (916) 808-7200.