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Election Information
General Municipal Election 2015

General Municipal Election Tuesday, March 3, 2015/
Elección Municipal General Martes 3 De Marzo Del 2015 

Voting and Election Information

The City of Commerce General Municipal Election is held in March during odd-numbered years. 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.

Eligibility and Candidacy

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?

Election Notices

                      

For more information on running for office in the City of Commerce, please contact the City Clerk's Office at (323) 722-4805.

Qualified Candidates

        Qualified Candidates List

Voter Registration

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, etc.

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) 466-1323.

Download a Voter Registration Form – You can download a Voter Registration form in English or Spanish by visiting http://registertovote.ca.gov/

General information

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.

Vote-by-Mail voters may drop off their voted vote-by-mail ballot at the Commerce City Clerk’s Office, Monday - Friday from 8am - 6pm through March 2, 2015.  On Election Day, vote-by-mail voters may drop their ballot at any polling place in the City of Commerce.  Your vote-by-mail ballot must be in the return envelope provided and the envelope must be signed by the voter as indicated.

Polls open on Election Day at 7:00 a.m. and polls close at 8:00 p.m.

Please Remember to Vote!