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Posted on: July 12, 2022

[ARCHIVED] Nomination Period Opens July 18

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Nomination papers for seats on the Concord City Council in Districts 1, 3, and 5 and City Treasurer will be available by appointment starting Monday, July 18. 

To be eligible to run for City Council, a candidate must be a resident of Concord and a registered voter in the District of the office sought at the time nomination papers are issued. The Treasurer is an at-large position, and a candidate must be a resident of Concord and a registered voter at the time nomination papers are issued.  

The candidate nomination period is determined by Election Code and begins 113 days prior to the election date. If any incumbent does not file by the deadline, the nomination period will be extended.  

November 8, 2022 Nomination Period: Monday, July 18 – Friday, August 12, 2022 

EXTENDED Nomination Period (if one or more incumbent does not file): Monday, August 15 – Wednesday, August 17, 2022 

Candidates must wait until the nomination period begins to obtain a nomination packet from the City Clerk. Forms include, but are not limited to, the Nomination Paper, Ballot Designation Worksheet, Candidate Statement (optional), Code of Fair Campaign Practices (optional), Statement of Economic Interests Form 700, and Campaign Finance Disclosure statements.  

Candidates must schedule an appointment with City Clerk Joelle Fockler, (925) 671-3390 to obtain a nomination packet.  

If no one or only one person is nominated for an elective office, appointment to the elective office may be made as prescribed by § 10229, Elections Code of the State of California. 

Polls will be open between 7 a.m. and 8 p.m. on Election Day, November 8, 2022.  

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