GENERAL MUNICIPAL ELECTION - NOVEMBER 6, 2018

The City Clerk is the local elections administrator and coordinates with the County of Orange in the conduct of Municipal Elections. This includes, but is not limited to, the preparation of necessary resolutions calling for General and Special Municipal Elections and declaring the result of the election, the coordination of the candidate nomination process and the receipt and processing of initiative, referendum and recall petitions. Regular elections are consolidated with statewide elections, scheduled on the first Tuesday of November of even-numbered years to fill expired City Council terms. All election services are provided according the California Elections Code.

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FPPC Fact Sheet for Candidates

Orange County Registrar of Voters Video:  How Elections Are Really Conducted

Public Service Announcement:  Orange County Musicians Team Up with Registrar of Voters
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Notice of Election - Candidates and Measure

Notice to Voters of Date After Which No Arguments
For or Against City Measure May be Submitted to the City Clerk

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Running for City Council

Notice of Nominees (coming in August 2018)

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Seats up for election in the City of Newport Beach Beach:

City Council - 4 Seats (Districts 1, 3, 4 and 6) [map]

Candidate List (coming in August 2018)

Candidate Profiles (coming in August 2018)

   
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BALLOT MEASURE

REQUIRE VOTER APPROVAL PRIOR TO ISSUING OR INCURRING CERTAIN DEBT OBLIGATIONS

Shall Newport Beach City Charter Section 1109 be amended to require at least fifty-five percent (55%) voter approval prior to issuing Certificates of Participation or Lease Revenue Bonds greater than fifty million dollars ($50,000,000.00) to finance capital projects?

Ballot Measure Webpage
Text of the Measure
Impartial Analysis
Direct Arguments
Rebuttal Argument(s) - due July 19, 2018

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ELECTION-RELATED LINKS

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CURRENT CONTRIBUTION LIMIT

Pursuant to Chapter 1.25 of the Newport Beach Municipal Code,
the current contribution limit is $1,100.

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ELECTION CALENDAR

JUNE 12, 2018

 

 

 

 

 

CITY COUNCIL ADOPTED THE FOLLOWING RESOLUTIONS:

JUNE 26, 2018

 

 

 

 

 

 

CITY COUNCIL ADOPTED THE FOLLOWING RESOLUTIONS:

JULY 2, 2018  CITY ATTORNEY IMPARTIAL ANALYSIS DUE
JULY 3, 2018 -  JULY 12, 2018  EXAMINATION PERIOD FOR THE IMPARTIAL ANALYSIS
JULY 9, 2018  DIRECT ARGUMENTS DUE
JULY 10, 2018 - JULY 19, 2018  EXAMINATION PERIOD FOR THE DIRECT ARGUMENTS

JULY 16, 2018 -
AUGUST 10, 2018
  

DECLARATION OF CANDIDACY/NOMINATION PAPERS 

JULY 19, 2018  REBUTTAL ARGUMENTS DUE
JULY 20, 2018 -  JULY 30, 2018

 EXAMINATION PERIOD FOR THE REBUTTAL ARGUMENTS

AUGUST 16, 2018

SECRETARY OF STATE TO DETERMINE ORDER OF NAMES ON BALLOT

OCTOBER 8, 2018

FIRST DAY VOTE-BY-MAIL BALLOTS ARE AVAILABLE

OCTOBER 22, 2018

LAST DAY TO REGISTER TO VOTE

NOVEMBER 6, 2018

ELECTION DAY (POLLS OPEN AT 7 A.M. AND CLOSE AT 8 P.M.)

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CANDIDATES FORUMS

Event/Host Location           Date/Time          
Newport Beach Chamber of Commerce Newport Beach Central Library
1000 Avocado Street
Newport Beach 92660
August 23, 2018
Doors open at 7:00 a.m.
Candidate Forum - 7:30 - 9:00 a.m.
Friends of OASIS Candidates Forum   OASIS Senior Center -  
801 Narcissus
Corona del Mar 92625
September 7, 2018  - 10:30 a.m.
Newport Beach Women's Democratic Club 
(NBWDC)
OASIS Senior Center -  
801 Narcissus
Corona del Mar 92625
 September 18, 2018 - 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Feet to the Fire

Orange Coast College Robert B Moore Theater
2701 Fairview Avenue
Costa Mesa 92626
(free parking)

September 20, 2018
Meet and Greet Candidates 6:00 - 7:00 p.m. 
Candidate Forum begins at 7:00 p.m.

Corona del Mar Residents Association
Candidates Forum

OASIS Senior Center -  
801 Narcissus
Corona del Mar 92625
September 26, 2018
6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

 

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Newport Beach Municipal Code Section 1.16.050 - Use of the Official Seal

A.    The official seal of the City of Newport Beach shall only be used for the official business of the City of Newport Beach, its City Council, boards and commissions, committees, officers or departments, except upon approval of the City Council by ordinance or resolution. Except as expressly provided herein, no person, other than the City of Newport Beach, shall reproduce, use, allow to be used, give away, sell, or distribute the official seal of the City of Newport Beach.

B.    As used herein, the term “official seal of the City of Newport Beach” shall mean: (1) the seal defined in this chapter as well as any design which is an imitation of said seal or of the design thereof, or which may be mistaken for the seal of this City or the design thereof; and (2) any cut, facsimile, or reproduction of said seal.

C.    As used herein, “use” of the official seal of the City of Newport Beach shall include the depiction of the official seal of the City of Newport Beach in any picture, photograph, or visual representation, whether it is a direct depiction of the seal or the seal is included in the background.

D.    As used herein, the term “official business” shall include: official communications that reflect a position or policy of the City Council; the placement of the City seal on City owned/leased property, City uniforms or City signs; communications from City employees related to matters which the employees are working on for the City; and communications that do not set forth a position or policy of the City such as proclamations, constituent services, thank you cards and letters of condolence. As used herein, the term “official business” shall not include any of the following uses: commercial; or noncommercial including, but not limited to, nonprofit, malicious, political, including, but not limited to, the support of or opposition to any person seeking an elected office or any ballot measure, religious, educational, fundraising, personal or secular. (Ord. 2015-27 § 1, 2015: Ord. 1582 § 2, 1974)

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Voter Registration: 

Voter registration applications are available in the City Clerk's Office from 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Monday through Thursday, and 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Friday. Applications are also available online at the Orange County Registrar of Voters (ROV) website at: www.ocvote.com.

You May Register to Vote in California if:

  • You are a United States citizen at the time you register
  • You are a resident of California
  • You are at least 18 years of age on or before the date of the next election
  • You are not in prison or on parole for a felony conviction
  • You have not been judged by a court to be mentally incompetent

Voter Registration Deadlines:

In California, the deadline to register to vote for an election is 15 days before each local and statewide Election Day.

You will need to re-register to vote when:

  • You move
  • You change your name
  • You change your political party choice

Vote-By-Mail (formerly Absentee Voting):

Vote-By-Mail allows a voter to submit their ballot for a given election by mail. Information on how to apply for Vote-By-Mail status can be accessed through the ROV.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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