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 April 11, 2017 election begins Monday, December 19, 2016, and runs through Friday, January 13, 2017.  Pursuant to California Elections Code, if an incumbent fails to file, the period for that office only will be extended to Wednesday, January 18, 2017.

For additional candidate information, see Candidate Handbook Information.

Write-In Candidates

The filing period to be a write-in candidate for the April 11, 2017, election begins on Monday, February 13, 2017, and runs through Tuesday, March 28, 2017.  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.