GENERAL MUNICIPAL ELECTION
The City's General Municipal Elections are consolidated elections with Los Angeles County, which are conducted on the first Tuesday after the first Monday in November of even-numbered years. The next General Municipal Election will be held on November 6, 2018.
This election date was adopted by the Malibu City Council on May 11, 2015, and approved by the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors on September 29, 2015.
HOW TO RUN FOR THE NEXT ELECTION
The nomination period for the November 6, 2018 General Municipal Election opens on Monday, July 16, 2018, and runs through Friday, August 10, 2018. Please make an appointment with the City Clerk's Office to pull and file papers.
Before you may raise or spend any money in connection with your campaign, you must fill out, sign, and file the forms below with the City Clerk's Office:
City Council Campaign Statement Information
The requires reports from committees, candidates and elected officials at various times of the year. Campaign Disclosure Filings are completed semi-annually, and during an election year (even years for the City of Malibu) two additional pre-election statements are required.
To better understand committee and candidate responsibilities before, during, and after the election, please consult the Fair Political Practices Commission Candidate Toolkit.
An initiative measure, the sufficiency of which was certified on July 9, 2018, will be on the November 6, 2018 General Municipal Election ballot:
Shall an ordinance be adopted to (1) allow and regulate cannabis (marijuana) businesses; (2) permit existing medical marijuana dispensaries to add sale and delivery of recreational (adult use) cannabis; and (3) impose a 2.5% tax on gross receipts for non-medical cannabis sales?
Measure letter and sample ballot will be added as the information becomes available.
- How do I become a registered voter in Malibu?
- What are the eligibility requirements to run for Malibu City Council?
- Is there a filing fee involved for my candidacy?
- Who can sign my nomination paper?
- Is there a fee for my candidate's statement?
- What is the City Clerk's Office schedule? Is your office open during lunchtime?
- What if some of the signatures I obtain on my nomination paper are not registered voters or do not live within the City limits?
A pollworker is an essential component to every polling place location on Election Day.
To become a pollworker in Los Angeles County, you must be:
- 18 years of age or older (unless participating in the Student Pollworker Program)
- A resident of California
- A United States citizen registered to vote or a legal permanent resident (green card holder)
Student Poll Worker Program
State law allows high school students, age 16 or older, with a 2.5 grade point average or higher, to serve as poll workers.