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Elective Offices

When is the next Municipal Election?

A municipal election will be held on June 7, 2022 for the offices of Council District 1, Council District 3, Council District 5, and Council District 7.

Who Can Run For City Council in the June 2020 election?

Any member of the public who meets the requirements below may run for public office in the City of Sacramento. Candidates must:

  • Be at least eighteen years of age
  • Be a citizen of the United States and a resident of the State of California
  • Be a registered voter and a resident within the district the candidate seeks to represent for not less than 30 days preceding the date of filing candidate papers. Voter registration will be verified before issuance of the official nomination petition.

How do I run for city council?

The nomination period begins February 14, 2022 and ends March 11, 2022. The Office of the City Clerk will recommends and will begin taking appointments for the upcoming nomination period in the beginning of February to meet with candidates to issue nomination petitions. 

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.