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Declaration of Candidacy

  1. Declaration of Candidacy

    Congratulations on running for office! All candidates must complete all six (6) forms to receive a response from the City Clerk's office. The six required forms are: Declaration of Candidacy, Ballot Designation Form, Candidate Statement Form, Code of Fair Campaign Practices, Mass Mailing Memo, and Statement of Responsibility Form. Candidates that do not complete all forms will not receive a response from our office.

  2. First and Last Name

  3. , do hereby declare myself as a candidate for election to the office of

  4. City Council Member running in *

  5. I am a registered voter. If elected, I will qualify and accept the office and serve to the best of my ability. I request my name be placed on the official ballot of the district for the election to be held on November 3, 2020. I request my name to appear on the ballot as follows:

  6. My current residence address is:

  7. My mailing address is (if different):

  8. My contact information is:

  9. Ballot Designation*

  10. Ballot Designation Example
    Ballot Designation Example

  11. Oath of Affirmation of Candidate

    I do solemnly swear (or affirm) that I will support and defend the Constitution of the United States and the Constitution of the State of California against all enemies, foreign and domestic; that I will bear true faith and allegiance to the Constitution of the United States and the Constitution of the State of California; that I take this obligation freely, without any mental reservation or purpose of evasion; and that I will well and faithfully discharge the duties upon which I am about to enter.

  12. Field reserved for City Clerk's Office

  13. Field reserved for City Clerk's Office

  14. I declare under penalty of perjury under the laws of the State of California that the foregoing is true and correct. I am aware that any person who files or submits for filing the Declaration of Candidacy knowing that it or any part of it has been made falsely is punishable by a fine or imprisonment, or both, as set forth in section 18203 of the Elections Code.

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