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Voter Information PDF Print E-mail

Who could register to vote?

You may register to vote if you meet ALL of the following criteria:
• A citizen of the United States
• A resident of California
• At least 18 years of age as of the day of the next election
• Not in prison or on parole for the conviction of a felony
• Not declared to be mentally incompetent by a court.

When can I register to vote?

There is no waiting period. You may register or re-register to vote at anytime. To be eligible to vote in an election, you must have registered 15 days prior to the election.

How can I register to vote?

By mail: Mail-in registration forms are widely available at most County buildings, post offices, libraries, city halls, fire stations, Department of Motor Vehicle (DMV) offices and public assistance offices (DPSS, WIC).

By phone: Call the Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk’s Norwalk office at (562) 466-1310; (800) 481-VOTE; (562) 462-2259 (Telecommunications Device for the Deaf, TDD) or one of the following branch offices:
Beverly Hills (310) 288-1261
East Los Angeles (323) 260-2991
Florence/Firestone (323) 586-6192
Lancaster (661) 945-6446
LAX Airport (310) 727-6142
Van Nuys (818) 374-7176

Forms are also available by calling the Secretary of State’s office at 1-800-345-VOTE.

In person: At the Los Angeles County Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk’s Norwalk office or any of the above Registrar-Recorder/ County Clerk Branch Offices. At any City Clerk's office in the state or voter registration event anywhere in California At the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV): Fill out a voter registration form when applying for or renewing your driver's license or California State ID card

By Internet: Complete the on-line California Voter Registration Form on our website (www.lavote.net). You may also download the Federal Voter Registration Form from the Secretary of State’s website (www.sos.ca.gov). This is a PDF download and must be read with Adobe Acrobat Reader.


Election Information PDF Print E-mail

Elections are held every two years, on the odd years.  The City Council is made up of a Mayor and four Councilmembers.  The next election will be held on November 3, 2009.

Municipal Code PDF Print E-mail
Maywood Municipal Code
City Clerk PDF Print E-mail

Gerardo Mayagoitia, City Clerk

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Contact Information:
City of Maywood
4319 E. Slauson Ave.
Maywood, CA 90270
Phone: (323) 562-5700
Fax: (323) 773-2806

Office Hours:  Monday-Friday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

The Office of the City Clerk is committed to providing courteous and professional customer service.  The City Clerk shall attend all meetings of the City Council and serves as the secretary of record for all City Council meetings and is responsible for keeping accurate minutes of such proceedings.  The City Clerk position is an elected part-time position.

The following are examples of typical services provided by the Office of the City Clerk. 

General Duties: The Office of the City Clerk posts public notices and maintains documents certifying municipal actions such as agendas, minutes, ordinances, and resolutions.  The Office of the City Clerk is responsible for the retention and destruction of official records in accordance with applicable laws. The Office of the City Clerk provides copies of public documents in accordance with the Public Records Act (PRA).  Please use attached form below for PRA requests. 

Request for Records

Fair Political Practices Commission Statements: The Office of the City Clerk receives filings of campaign reports and statements of economic interest for designated employees, independent contractors, and elected officials.

Municipal Code: The Office of the City Clerk maintains and records all ordinances and resolutions approved by the City Council and is responsible for the codification of ordinances.

Elections: The Office of the City Clerk provides general information regarding voter registration and posts election outcomes on the City's website. 

Meeting Agendas: The Office of the City Clerk is responsible for posting all City Council, Housing Authority, and Successor Agency meeting agendas in a timely manner as prescribed by law.

City Council Minutes: The preparation of the minutes of each City Council meeting is the responsibility of the City Clerk.  All minutes shall be posted on the City’s website following City Council approval.

City Claim for Damages:  To file a Claim with the City for an injury or damages to personal property.  Please fill out the attached City Claim form and return to the City Clerk's office or City Hall.    Claim_Form.pdf


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