Candidates

As a result of Charter Amendments 1 and 2 approved by the voters in 2015, the City's municipal elections will now be held in even-numbered years and consolidated with California State elections conducted by the Los Angeles County Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk. The City expects to hold its primary election on March 3, 2020, and the general election on November 3, 2020.

Click below to watch the Candidate Filing Guide Videos, if you are interested in running for a
City of Los Angeles or LAUSD office:

Candidate Filing Guide Videos

2020 Primary Nominating and General Municipal Elections

Offices in the 2020 Primary Nominating and General Municipal Elections include Council Districts 2, 4, 6, 8, 10, 12, 14, and Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) Board of Education Districts 1, 3, 5, and 7.

2020 Primary Nominating Election

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Individuals that are interested in becoming candidates or those who seek information regarding campaign finance laws and requirements are encouraged to contact the Ethics Commission at (213) 978-1960 or visit their website at ethics.lacity.org.

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2022 Primary Nominating and General Municipal Elections

Offices in the 2022 Primary Nominating and General Municipal Elections include Mayor, City Controller, City Attorney, Council Districts 1, 3, 5, 7, 9, 11, 13, and 15, and Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) Board of Education Districts 2, 4, and 6.

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Individuals that are interested in becoming candidates or those who seek information regarding campaign finance laws and requirements are encouraged to contact the Ethics Commission at (213) 978-1960 or visit their website at ethics.lacity.org.

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