Voter & Election Information

The next General Municipal Election is November 8, 2016.

Early In-Person Voting Oct 29 thru Nov 7 - Click Here for Locations

There are two City Council seats up for election on November 8th:
David Sloan representing District 2 (Leisure World and College Park West) (termed-out)
Gary Miller representing District 4 (College Park East and Town Center) (termed-out)
Candidate Filing Period - July 18 through August 12 (Candidate Information Log)
2016 Candidate Statements of Qualifications
Candidates Manual--General Municipal Election--11/08/2016
Updated City of Seal Beach Temporary Political Sign Guidelines
November 8, 2016 General Municipal Election Ordinance & Resolutions
Newly Elected Officials Orientation
Notice of Nominees - English, Spanish, Korean
Election Day Volunteers Needed!
2016 Seal Beach City Council Candidate Interviews

If you are interested in running for election for the above referenced opportunities you must reside in the District in which you seek election. The Filing Period starts July 18th and ends August 12th.

Interested in learning more about California campaign finance law?  Check out this Free Fair Political Practices Commission (FPPC) Webinar:  2016 Local Candidates, Treasurers, and Committee Basics.

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.