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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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 Information (if any):
Impartial Analysis
Direct Arguments

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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 2018

 

 

 

 

 

 

CITY COUNCIL TO ADOPT THE FOLLOWING RESOLUTIONS:

  • Resolution Calling for the Holding of a General Municipal Election to be Held on Tuesday, November 6, 2018, for the Election of Members of the City Council as Required by the Provisions of the City Charter
  • Resolution Requesting the Board of Supervisors of the County of Orange to Consolidate a General Municipal Election to be Held on Tuesday, November 6, 2018, with the Statewide General Election to be Held on the Same Date Pursuant to California Elections Code Section 10403 for the Purpose of Electing Members of the City Council 
  • Resolution Adopting Regulations for Candidates for Elective Office Pertaining to Candidates Statements Submitted to the Voters at an Election to be Held on Tuesday, November 6, 2018

JULY 16, 2018 -
AUGUST 10, 2018  

DECLARATION OF CANDIDACY/NOMINATION PAPERS 

AUGUST 16, 2018

SECRETARY OF STATE TO DETERMINE ORDER OF NAMES ON BALLOT

OCTOBER 8, 2015

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           Time          
There are none scheduled at this time       

 

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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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