Election Information

Elections are held every two years, on the even years.

The City Council is made up of a Mayor and four Councilmembers.  

2020 City of Maywood General Municipal Elections
 

DATE OF ELECTION:

                                    Tuesday, November 3, 2020

                                     Polls open from 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.

POSITIONS FOR ELECTION

City Council                 Two (2) seats:

                                    Name: Carlos Alvarez

                                    Name: Ramon Medina

City Clerk                    One (1) seat:

                                    Name: Gerardo Mayagoitia

City Treasurer             One (1) seat:

                                    Name: Gloria Viramontes

TERM OF OFFICE

Four-year term -- Beginning December 2020 and ending November, 2024.

CANDIDATE QUALIFICATIONS

All candidates must be 18 years of age, a Citizen of the United States, and a registered voter residing within the city limits at the time nomination papers are issued.

NOMINATION PERIOD

Opens:  Monday   July 13, 2020. 

Closes:  Friday, August 7,2020 unless an incumbent does not file, then the period is extended to Wednesday, August 12, 2020.

NOMINATION PAPERS AND / OR CANDIDATE’S HANDBOOKS:

Will be available on the first day of the nomination period, Monday, July 13, 2020.  “Pulling” nomination papers will take approximately 45 minutes.  An appointment is requested.

Please make an appointment with the City Clerk’s Office at (323) 562-5714 

City Clerk’s Office hours are:  Monday through Friday 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

CAMPAIGN REPORTING REQUIREMENTS

The Fair Political Practices Commission (FPPC) provides free, expert advice at their toll free number: (866) ASK FPPC (275-3772) or you may go to their website at: http://www.fppc.ca.gov/  or e-mail at FPPC Advice (advice@fppc.ca.gov)

All campaign forms and most manuals and instructions are available on the FPPC website.

COUNCIL MEETINGS

Regular City Council meetings are held on the second and fourth Wednesday of each month at 7:00 p.m.  Special or Adjourned City Council meetings may be held as needed.

Elections Official

The city uses the services of an independent Elections Official.  The City Elections Official can be contacted at: shirley.quinones@cityofmaywood.org or (323) 562-5714.

Register to Vote

Are you registered to vote? You must re-register if you:

  • Move
  • Change your name
  • Change your party affiliation here

Online registration and other voter registration information, including how to vote by mail, is available by clicking http://registertovote.ca.gov/ . Registration forms are also available at community centers, post offices and libraries.

Vote-By-Mail

Vote-by-mail allows a voter to submit their ballot for a given election by mail. To request a form by mail, please contact the Los Angeles County Registrar-Recorder/County Clerks office by clicking http://www.lavote.net/home/voting-elections/voting-options/vote-by-mail/apply-to-vote-by-mail