General Municipal Election

 The City's next General Municipal Election will be held on March 5, 2024, for 3 Councilmember seats.  The term of office is for four years from March 2024 to March 7, 2028.

As of the close of nomination period on December 13, 2023, there are not more candidates than offices to be elected, for more information click here.

Qualification for Office

The qualifications for any person to hold an elective office for the city shall be as follows:
A.   Any such person shall be an elector, within the meaning of the constitution of the state; and

B.   Any such person shall have been a bona fide resident of the city for at least one year next preceding the date of the election at which he desires to be a candidate for such elective office; and

C.   A council member who has been elected or appointed to four four-year terms whether consecutive or not, shall not be eligible to be a candidate for election to the office of council member again. A council member elected or appointed to serve two years or more of an unexpired term shall have that term counted as a "four-year term" for purposes of this section. A council member elected or appointed to serve less than two years of an unexpired term shall not have that term counted as a "four-year term." This section shall apply prospectively, meaning that it eliminates previous limitations on holding office and shall apply to council members elected or appointed to office on and after the effective date of this section. (Res. 16-5187)

Becoming a candidate

Those interested in becoming a candidate for the March 5, 2024 election must file nomination papers with the City Clerk during the nomination period.  
 
Please review AB 571 before making, soliciting, or receiving contributions for candidacy for City of Temple City City Council.  Maximum allowable campaign contribution limits are adjusted biennially, beginning June 2019 (next update is June 2021).  Campaign limits are set by state statute.  

Filing Process (pull papers) - To request and receive candidate paperwork (pull paper), please make an appointment with the City Clerk, cityclerk@templecity.us.  During this meeting, the City Clerk will provide you with a candidate handbook and all the necessary forms for your candidacy.  This process will take approximately 1 hour.

Filing completed candidacy nomination papers  - To file your nomination paperwork, please make an appointment with the City Clerk.  The City Clerk will review your nomination papers and related documents to make sure all necessary requirements are met.  This process may take up to 1 hour. There is no cost to be issued nomination papers and receive a Candidate's Handbook, which is provided free to all persons considering becoming a candidate, nor is there a fee to file nomination papers.
 

Cost - There is no cost to be issued nomination papers and receive a Candidate's Handbook, which is provided free to all persons considering becoming a candidate, nor is there a fee to file nomination papers.

If a candidate chooses to submit a candidate statement, there is an estimated fee of $2,500 to cover the mandated translation, printing, and distribution of that statement in the sample ballot booklets.

Registered Voters

Temple City has 20,551 Registered Voters as of November 2021, according to the County Registrar of Voters. For updated voter registration information, please visit lavote.net

Register to Vote

Register to Vote Now - Must be California residents

Pre-Register to Vote - For California residents 16 and 17

Check Your Registration Status

Vote Center Locator – Enter an address to search.


Vote by Mail Drop-Off Sites – Enter an address to search. 


Other Resources

Frequently Asked Questions Regarding Mailing of Vote-By-Mail Ballots 

L.A. County Registrar Election Results

LA Registrar of Voters

California Secretary of State

Elections Code

California Fair Political Practices Commission
FPPC Forms - for a comprehensive list of FPPC forms.  Contact Request Advice from the FPPC if you have questions about your obligation under the Act. 

Municipal Election Results
Please submit a public records request for results prior to 2001.

 YearDate 

2022March 1Notice
 2020March 3Notice
 2017 March 7Notice
 2015March 3Official ResultsSample Ballot
 2013March 5Official ResultsSample Ballot
 2011March 8Official ResultsSample Ballot
 2009March 3Official ResultsSample Ballot
 2007March 6Official ResultsSample Ballot
 2005March 8Official ResultsSample Ballot
 2003March 4Official ResultsSample Ballot
 2001March 6Official ResultsSample Ballot