On June 11, 2021, City Council Regular Meeting, the City Council voted unanimously to call a Special Election to fill the vacancy for the District 4 seat. Because this is a District 4 Election, every registered voter in District 4, City of Hemet, will be eligible to vote in the special election.
REGISTER TO VOTE
To register to vote for the upcoming election, contact the Riverside County Registrar of Voters at (951) 486-7200 or (800) 773-8683, or register online www.voteinfo.net or www.sos.ca.gov.
Please contact the City Clerk’s office for additional information 951-765-2395.
QUALIFICATIONS FOR CANDIDACY
To qualify as a candidate for member of the City Council, you must reside and be registered to vote within the jurisdiction when nomination papers are issued. Additionally, you must be:
Not disqualified from holding office by the Constitution or laws of the State of California.
NOMINATION PROCESS AND FILING REQUIREMENTS
To become a candidate, you must first be issued Nomination Papers by the City Clerk. The Nomination Paper filing period will begin on Monday, July 12, 2021, and will close on Friday, August 6, 2021, at 5:00 p.m.
The City Clerk will issue candidates a Candidate’s Handbook, including an Official Nomination Paper, Candidate’s Statement Form, Fair Political Practices Commission (FPPC) Form 700, Campaign Disclosure Forms, and other information regarding the election. This information will be available by appointment at the City Clerk’s Office beginning July 12, 2021. Please call the City Clerk’s office at (951) 765-2395 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to schedule an appointment to issue the Candidate Handbook and Nomination Papers.
Once you have filed the Nomination Papers, you may not make any changes to the form. If you fail to qualify as a candidate, supplemental nomination papers can be issued to you. There is no extension of the deadline for supplemental nomination papers. Please contact the City Clerk’s office for additional information at (951) 765-2395.