Filing Period for November Elections to Begin
Beginning Monday, July 16, 2018, the City of Garden Grove will be accepting nomination papers for Mayor, and three Council Member seats for Districts 1, 3, and 4, for the November 6, 2018 election. The deadline to file the completed paperwork is Friday, August 10, 2018, at 5:00 p.m. Paperwork must be filed with the City Clerk’s Office, on the second floor of Garden Grove City Hall, at 11222 Acacia Parkway.
To be eligible, a candidate must be a United States citizen, at least 18 years of age by Election Day, and a registered voter. Mayoral candidates must be a resident of Garden Grove, and Council Member candidates must be a resident of their respective district.
Should any eligible incumbent not file by the deadline date of 5:00 p.m. on Friday, August 10, 2018, the filing period for non-incumbent candidates only will be extended to Wednesday, August 15, 2018, at 5:30 p.m.
Nomination papers are available beginning Monday, July 16, 2018, in the City Clerk’s Office at Garden Grove City Hall, at 11222 Acacia Parkway, second floor, by appointment only.
For information on the election process or to schedule an appointment, please call Teresa Pomeroy, City Clerk, at (714) 741-5040. Visit the 2018 Election Information webpage to find your district or to access the “Getting Started Now Guide for Candidates.”