The South Pasadena General Election will be held on Tuesday, November 3, 2020. The City of South Pasadena consolidates with the Los Angeles County Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk to conduct and administer municipal elections. The Los Angeles County Registrar Recorder/County Clerk is responsible for the mailing of Voter Information Guides, Sample Ballots, and Vote-by-Mail Ballots (VBM) to all eligible voters.
The period to file nomination papers as a Write-In Candidate is Monday, September 7, 2020 through Tuesday, October 20, 2020 5 p.m. All candidates are urged to file as early as possible. Please note that Write-in candidates are not included in the official sample ballot.
Nomination papers are filed with the South Pasadena City Clerk’s Office. Once a candidate formally files, the information is forwarded to the Los Angeles County Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk’s Office. Nomination papers will be available on the first day of the nomination period. APPOINTMENTS ARE REQUIRED.
In light of COVID-19 and the stay at home order issued by the Governor, we are requiring that an appointment be made to pick up your hardcopy nomination packet *AND* an appointment be made to review the nomination packet via Zoom. Reviewing nomination papers will take about 30 minutes. A follow-up appointment must be made in order to submit the completed nomination packet prior to the deadline.
Please contact CityClerk@southpasadenaca.gov or (626) 403-7232 to request to schedule said appointments. For additional information on potential write in candidates please see the Info Sheet.