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City Elections 2016

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City of Costa Mesa

2016 Elections

2016 Council Candidates

   (Click here to see the Information Mailers on the City's Ballot Measures.)


Welcome to the City Clerk's Election home page. Here you will find helpful and useful information relative to the City's upcoming election.

The next General Municipal Election will be held on Tuesday, November 8, 2016 to elect three members of the City Council and to consider local ballot measures. Council Member positions are elected at large by Costa Mesa citizens. Council Members are elected to four-year terms, must be registered voters and reside within the City of Costa Mesa.

For individuals interested in running for a City Council seat please refer to the Candidate Resource Guide. The nomination period for candidacy opens at 8:00 a.m. on Monday, July 18, 2016 and closes at 5:00 p.m. on Friday, August 12, 2016. Individuals are encouraged to make an appointment with the City Clerk to review all documents. Appointments will be scheduled during regular business hours Monday thru Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

For further information, please contact the Costa Mesa City Clerk's office at (714) 754-5225 or visit at 77 Fair Drive, 1st Floor, Costa Mesa, CA 92626.

Additional election materials will be posted as they become available.

2016 Ballot Measures - 2


Candidate Resource Guide


Disclosure Statements


Election Calendar


Election Notices


Voter Information

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