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. Three of the City Council positions will be on the November 6, 2018 ballot.
Individual interested in becoming a candidate must obtain and complete the official nomination documents that are issued by the Office of the City Clerk. The filing period for nomination documents and candidate statements is July 16, 2018 through August 10, 2018. If nomination documents for an incumbent are not filed by 5:00 p.m. on August 10, 2018, any qualified person other than the incumbent shall have until 5:00 p.m. on August 15, 2018 to file nomination documents for the Council seat. Nomination forms are issued at no charge. A candidate should be prepared to provide their name and residential address for validation of current voter registration and eligibility status.
If you are interested in running for City Council contact the City Clerk Amy Van to make an appointment at (916) 727-4704 or email@example.com.
2018 Citrus Heights City Council Candidate Guide (PDF)
Candidate Media Sheet (PDF)
Ballot Designation Worksheet (PDF)
Candidate Statement Form (PDF)
Fair Political Practices Commission Forms
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
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 43,747 registered voters as of July 3, 2018.
For a history of elections in Citrus Heights, visit the Election History page.