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Candidates Manual--General Municipal Election--11/08/2016

Seal Beach consolidates its regular elections with statewide elections held on the first Tuesday of November of even numbered years to fill expired City Council and City Clerk terms and conducts elections in accordance with the California Elections Code and local regulations.  City Council Elections Seal Beach registered voters elect City Council members by Districts to a four-year term. Council Members serve staggered terms with two or three seats alternately expiring every two years. For voter registration and general election information, including registering/re-registering to vote and registration deadlines, go to Orange County Registrar of Voters 1300 South Grand Avenue, Bldg C, Santa Ana, CA 92705 (714) 567-7600.  California Secretary of State 1500 - 11th Street; Sacramento, CA 95814 (916) 653-6814.