Filing Period Extended For Elk Grove Mayoral Race; District 1 & 3 Seats Closed

The Elk Grove City Clerk's office announced yesterday that the filing period for those seeking to run for Mayor has, by statute, been extended. 

The nomination period for the Mayor has been extended to 5 p.m. on August 17, 2016, Pursuant to California Elections Code Section 10225, the deadline for nominations is extended because the incumbent did not file nomination documents by yesterday's deadline.

Any qualified person other than the incumbent shall have until 5 p.m. next Wednesday to file nomination documents for the office. Each candidate must be a citizen of the United States and be a resident and registered voter of the City of Elk Grove at the time the nomination papers are issued (and throughout the term of office).

Official nominating petitions for eligible candidates desiring to file for the Office of the Directly Elected Mayor may be obtained from and filed with the City of Elk Grove, Office of the City Clerk at 8401 Laguna Palms Way, Elk Grove, CA 95758.

For appointments or questions, contact City Clerk Jason Lindgren at (916) 478-2286 or

Note: The nomination period for the offices of Council Member Districts 1 and 3 has closed.  Information on candidates for local office can be viewed online from the City’s web site at or made available by contacting the Office of the City Clerk.

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