2017 General Municipal Election-June 6, 2017
At the meeting of November 15, 2016 the City Council adopted Ordinance #684, which approved the scheduling of the City's election for June 6, 2017.
Resident Election Notification Letter
Resident Election Notification Letter - Spanish
Nomination Period for the 2017 General Municipal Election will begin February 13, 2017 and will close on March 10, 2017. Nomination Papers are available from the City Clerk's office between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. Monday through Friday. Please contact the City Clerk's office at 323-722-4805 ext. 2342 for more information.
Voting and Election Information
The City Council
is composed of five Council Members elected at-large. The Mayor is selected by
other members of the City Council for a term of one year. Council Members serve for staggered terms of
four years. There is term limit of three
terms in the City. This means you cannot
serve more than three consecutive four-year terms as a Councilmember. But you can run again for the same office
after someone else has served.
To run for office, you must be a U.S. citizen, and at least 18 years old. Also to be eligible to run for office, a candidate must be a resident and registered voter of the city.
How do I run?
For more information on
running for office in the City of Commerce, please contact the City Clerk's
Office at (323) 722-4805.
Voters qualify for
registration by being a U.S. citizen, aged 18 years or older, a resident of
Commerce, and neither in prison nor on parole for a felony conviction.
Re-registration is required if you have moved since you last registered,
changed your name, or changed your political party affiliation.
The registration deadline is
15 days before an election. Voter Registration forms are available in the City
of Commerce Clerk's Office, Los Angeles Register/Recorder Offices and most
public buildings including Department of Motor Vehicles Offices, Post Offices,
You may register in person
by visiting one of the Los Angeles County Registrar’s Offices and mail a
completed registration form. You may
also register to vote online at the California Secretary of State's website.
For more information, contact the City Clerk's Office at (323) 722-4805 or
contact the Los Angeles County Registrar/Recorder at (562) 466-1310 or (562)
Download a Voter
Registration Form – You can download a Voter Registration form in English or
Spanish by visiting http://registertovote.ca.gov/
Polling Places may change
from election to election - be sure to verify your polling location by checking
the Voter Pamphlet/Sample Ballot you received in the mail or check online with
the Registrar of Voters online lookup tool.
Polls open on Election Day
at 7:00 a.m. and polls close at 8:00 p.m.
Remember to Vote!