2018 City Election Page Now Available
Do you know that Cathedral City will have an election on November 6, 2018 for three city council districts and one at-large city treasurer? It’s true. A new election page has been created to help you through the process: http://www.cathedralcity.gov/government/election-2018
Cathedral City will hold a General Municipal Election on November 6, 2018. This is the first By-District Election that will be held in Cathedral City. The election will be held for a Council Member in District 3, District 4, and District 5. Each will be elected to serve a four-year term. A City Treasurer will also be elected at-large for a four-year term. Per the recently adopted City Charter, the Mayor will no longer be an elected position. The Mayor and Mayor Pro Tem will be rotating positions. The process for the rotation have been established by Ordinance 790.
Nomination Period to run for these positions will open July 16, 2018 and closes on August 10, 2018. The City Clerk’s office hours for the purpose of this Election are Monday through Thursday 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. City Hall is closed every Friday.
All nomination documents must be obtained and filed in the City Clerk’s Department, located at 68-700 Avenida Lalo Guerrero, Cathedral City, during the above noted business hours. An appointment is not required, however, it is highly recommended. Nomination documents will only be issued to the Candidate or an individual that has written authorization from the Candidate to do so on their behalf. It is the Candidate’s responsibility to ensure that all of the required documents are received in the filing office no later than 6:00 p.m. on August 10, 2018.
Any person wishing to hold any elective office within the City must be at least 18 years of age and a registered voter of the City of Cathedral City on the day nomination papers are pulled and must remain a resident voter the entire term of office. You cannot run for elected office if you have been convicted of a felony involving accepting or giving, or offering to give, any bribe, the embezzlement of public money, extortion or theft of public money, perjury, or conspiracy to commit any of those crimes.
To see if you live in Districts 3, 4, or 5, please click on the following map: http://www.cathedralcity.gov/home/showdocument?id=6794
Council Districts 1 and 2 will hold elections in November 2020.