Elections

City Council


Citrus Heights City Council Members are elected at large to staggered 4-year terms. The City of Citrus Heights consolidates its General Municipal Election with the statewide election held in even-numbered years.
 

November 6, 2018 City Council Election


Citrus Heights' next regularly-scheduled election will be held on November 6, 2018. At this election, Citrus Heights' voters will elect 3 City Council members.  
 

Running for Office / Candidate Qualifications


If you are interested in running for public office in the City of Citrus Heights, you must meet the following requirements:
  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • Must be a citizen of the United States and a resident of the State of California
  • Must be a registered voter and a resident within the city limits of Citrus Heights at the time nomination papers are issued

Voter Registration


A person, 18 years of age or older and not imprisoned or on parole for the conviction of a felony, may register to vote at anytime; however, registration for a specific election closes 15 days prior to that election. Registration is permanent, and a new affidavit of registration need only be executed if you have changed your name, address, or wish to change your political party affiliation. Voter registration forms are available at City Hall, the County Registrar of Voters Office, or online through the California Secretary of State.

Citrus Heights has 46,013 registered voters as of October 24, 2016.

Polling Place Location


At least 21 days before an election, each registered voter will receive a sample ballot and notice of polling place location. A person can view their polling place and sample ballot online through the County Registrar of Voters Office.

Election History


For a history of elections in Citrus Heights, visit the Election History page.