The City Clerk serves as the Elections Official for the City of Stockton, consolidating elections with San Joaquin County to reduce election costs. The City Clerk also manages the nominations for Council office and performs first-look review of any petitions filed with the City.
Additional election duties include:
The nomination period is from February 15 to March 11, 2022. Potential candidates can schedule an appointment to receive the candidate packet.
The term information for each upcoming seat open for election is as follows:
You must be a registered voter in the District you wish to be elected to or in city limits if running for Mayor.
The City conducts elections every two years to fill seats on the City Council. If a candidate for Councilmember nominated from a Council district receives the majority of votes cast by voters of that district at the primary municipal election, that candidate shall be deemed elected as Councilmember from that district at the primary municipal election.
If no candidate for Councilmember from a district receives a majority of votes cast at the primary municipal election, the two candidates receiving the highest number of votes cast shall qualify as candidates for the runoff election for Councilmember from that district. The runoff election for that Council district shall be held at the general municipal election.
For Mayor's race:
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This City of Stockton web page last reviewed on --- 4/4/2022