Election season starts in less than two weeks

July 6, 2022 10:13 a.m.

The nomination period for three (3) seats on the City Council, three (3) seats on the Rent Control Board, four (4) seats on the Santa Monica-Malibu School District Board, and four (4) seats on the Santa Monica College District Council begins Monday, July 18.

To learn more about the nomination process and pick up forms, interested candidates are encouraged to attend a Candidates’ Workshop on Monday, July 18 at 10 a.m. in the Council Chambers at City Hall (1685 Main Street, Santa Monica, CA). Applicants who cannot attend the workshop should make an appointment to pick up application materials after the workshop. Available appointment dates and times will be posted on the City’s Elections webpage on Monday, July 11, when City Clerk staff begin booking appointments. Completed forms must be submitted no later than the last day of the nomination period, Friday, August 12 at 5:00 p.m.

Visit santamonica.gov/topic-explainers/elections for appointment times, general resources on running for office, and other election information.

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