Nomination Process

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To be a candidate for elected office, you must be registered to vote in the incorporated area of the City of Monrovia at the time nomination papers are issued.

Nomination papers require that the candidate obtain not less than 20 nor more than 30 signatures from eligible registered Monrovia voters who reside in the City.

The filing period to be a candidate for the March 3, 2020, election begins Tuesday, November 12, 2019, and runs through Friday, December 6, 2019.  Pursuant to California Elections Code, if an incumbent fails to file, the period for that office only will be extended to Wednesday, December 11, 2019.

For additional candidate information, see Candidate Handbook Information.

Write-In Candidates

The filing period to be a write-in candidate for the March 3, 2020, election begins on Monday, January 6, 2020, and runs through Tuesday, February 18,  2020.  For information on pulling nomination papers, please call the City Clerk's Office at (626) 932-5505.

Write-in candidates must qualify through the same nomination process stated above.