Elections & Voting
City of Palmdale’s next General Municipal Election Information is Tuesday, November 3, 2020 for the following Officers:
For Mayor to be Elected Citywide
- Full term of Two (2) Years
For Two (2) Members of City Council:
- One (1) from District One (1) - Full Term of Four (4) Years
- One (1) from District Two (2) - Full Term of Four (4) Years
Council District One (1) is generally located in the southern portion of the City; Council District Two (2) is generally located in the western portion of the City. For full details, please refer to the District Map
Nomination Filing Period:
The nomination period for the city offices indicated above begins on Monday, July 13, 2020 and closes on Friday, August 7, 2020 at 5:00 p.m. in the Office of the City Clerk during normal business hours, except on Friday, August 7, 2020 when the Office of the City Clerk will be open from 7:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.. The City Clerk will start taking appointments in June for candidates to pick up and file nomination papers during the nomination filing period. Please call 661-267-5151 for an appointment.
Please also note: If nomination papers for an incumbent officer of the City are not filed by August 7, 2020, (the 88th day before the election) the voters shall have until the 83rd day before the election, August 12, 2020, to nominate candidates other than the person(s) who are the incumbents on the 88th day before the election, for that incumbent’s elective office. This extension is not applicable where there is no incumbent eligible to be elected.