68700 Avenida Lalo Guerrero, Cathedral City, CA 92234

One Week to Go for the District 1 Special Election in Cathedral City

All 4,059 ballots have been sent to registered voters in Cathedral City’s District 1 for the Special Election.  This special election is a vote by mail only.  As of August 16, 2019, just 883 ballots have been returned for voting.  That equates to roughly 21% of the total ballots being returned.  Voters in District 1 have just one more week to mail-in their ballots and have their voices heard.  There will be no polling places on election day, which is Tuesday, August 27, 2019.

The Special Election is for the purpose of electing one member to the City Council to fill a vacant seat in District One.  This term will expire once the November 2020 Election Results have been certified by the Registrar of Voters Office and accepted by the City Council.

The Riverside County Registrar of Voters will be conducting this election for the City and all ballots will be mailed, received and counted by their office.

There are two qualified candidates seeking office:

Shelley Kaplan

Rita Lamb

Postage-paid envelopes have been provided for mailed ballot returns.  You do not need to place a stamp on the return envelope.  For convenience, ballots may be dropped off at City Hall of Cathedral City, located at 68-700 Avenida Lalo Guerrero, Cathedral City, CA 92234.  City Hall is open Monday through Thursday, 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.  Ballots may also be dropped off at the Registrar of Voters Office, located at 224 Gateway Drive, Riverside, CA 92507.  The Registrar’s Office is open Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.  Voted ballots must be postmarked on or before August 27, 2019, and received within three days by the Registrar of Voters.  All voters are encouraged to return ballots early.

For the purpose of this election, City Hall and the Registrar of Voters Office will be open from 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. on August 27, 2019, to receive ballots.

The City of Cathedral City and Registrar of Voters Office are dedicated to serving the voters of Cathedral City and ensuring the integrity and security of the election process.  We look forward to counting your vote.

If you have questions, please contact the City Clerk’s Office at 760 770-0322 or email tmartinez@cathedralcity.gov.