Elections

As the Election Official, it is the duty of the City Clerk to conduct Municipal Elections in accordance with the La Habra's City Code, the Elections Code, and the Political Reform Act of 1974.

2016 Election

Candidate List Official 2016

The following is the Official Candidate List for the November 8, 2016 General Municipal Election.

Official Candidate List 2016 (PDF)

Candidates Forum
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Legal Notice of Nominees

Notice is hereby given that the following persons have been nominated for the office as member of the City Council to be filled at the General Municipal Election to be held in the City of La Habra on Tuesday, the 8th day of November, 2016. The names of nominees are in order in which they will appear on the ballot.

•    English (PDF)

•    Chinese (PDF)

•    Korean (PDF)

•    Spanish (PDF)

•    Vietnamese (PDF)

Legal Notice of Election

Notice is hereby given that an election will be held in the City of La Habra on November 8, 2016 for the purpose of electing three members of the City Council. The Notice of Election is available in the following languages:

•    English (PDF)

•    Chinese (PDF)

•    Korean (PDF)

•    Spanish (PDF)

•    Vietnamese (PDF)

Resolutions to Call Election

The following State required resolutions pertaining to the November 8, 2016 General Municipal Election were adopted on June 2, 2016:

•    Resolution 5743 (PDF)

•    Resolution 5744 (PDF)

•    Resolution 5745 (PDF)

Seeking Election & Nominations

Eligibility

Individuals who are interested in seeking election to the City Council must be residents and registered voters of the City of La Habra at the time nomination papers are issued. Residents of the unincorporated county territories are not eligible to run for municipal office.

Nomination Documents Deadline

The period for filing of nomination documents by candidates, in elections consolidated with the regularly scheduled election, shall commence on the 113th day (July 18, 2016) prior to the election. The nomination documents shall be filed no later than 5 p.m., on the 88th day (August 12, 2016) prior to the regularly scheduled election, in the office of the City Clerk during regular office hours.

Incumbent Members

If nomination documents for an incumbent City Councilmember are not filed by 5:00 p.m. on the 88th day (August 12, 2016) before the election, any person other than the person who was the incumbent on the 88th day (August 12, 2016) shall have until 5:30 p.m. on the 83rd day (August 17, 2016) before the election to file nomination documents for the elective office.