The City Clerk is responsible for overseeing the administration of the City's General Municipal and Special Elections for City Council candidates and City measures; processing petitions relating to initiatives, recalls, and referendums; and coordinating the City's Voting Rights Act/Voter Outreach Program. The City Clerk's Office staff prepares the Candidates' Nomination Packet, administers the candidacy and nomination process, informs candidates of their election responsibilities and disclosure requirements, publishes election notices, responds to election questions, secures the services of and coordinates with the Los Angeles County Registrar-Recorder County Clerk’s Office and necessary election consultants, and certifies the results of the election. The City Clerk’s Office also conducts City Council reorganization and assists with the coordination of the Oath of Office Ceremony and Outgoing Mayor's Ceremony.
In 2020, Los Angeles County will transition from polling places to vote centers. This new model will allow voters to cast a ballot at any vote center location in the County over an 11-day period. Click HERE to learn more. To search vote center locations, please visit: https://locator.lavote.net/locations/vc.