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Filing Period for November Elections to Begin

June 29, 2020

Beginning Monday, July 13, 2020, the City of Garden Grove will be accepting nomination papers for Mayor, and three Council Member seats in Districts 2, 5, and 6, for the November 3, 2020 election. The deadline to file the completed paperwork is Friday, August 7, 2020, at 5:00 p.m. Candidate Nomination paperwork must be filed with the City Clerk’s Office.

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 7, 2020, the filing period for non-incumbent candidates only will be extended to Wednesday, August 12, 2020, at 5:30 p.m.

Nomination papers are available beginning Monday, July 13, 2020, in the City Clerk’s Office at Garden Grove City Hall, at 11222 Acacia Parkway, by appointment only. For information on the election process or to schedule an appointment, please call Teresa Pomeroy, City Clerk at (714) 741-5040. Please visit ggcity.org/city-clerk/2020-general-election-information to find your district or to access the “Getting Started Now Guide for Candidates.”