Tuesday, November 8, 2016 - General Municipal Election
The City of Chico General Municipal Election will be held on Tuesday, November 8, 2016 where four seats on the Council and three measures to amend the City's Charter will be considered by the voters. The four City Council seats are currently filled by Councilmembers Ritter, Schwab, Stone and Vice Mayor Morgan. The term of office will commence on Tuesday, December 6, 2016 and ends in December 2020.
Official City Council Candidates
The nomination period ended on August 12. While 12 individuals took out nomination papers, 11 citizens became official candidates after their signatures were certified by the County. An official "certified list of candidates with contact information is available here.
Candidate's Form 501 & Candidate Statements
*Public Review Period Ends August 26, 2016
Public Review Period: Elections Code Section 13313 provides for a 10-calendar day public examination period for Candidates' Statements. During this 10-calendar-day period, any voter of the City of Chico may seek court action to require any or all candidates' statements be amended or deleted.
Shall Section 602 of the Chico City Charter be amended to change the time of the City Council Meeting held on the first Tuesday in December of each even-numbered year from 7:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.?
Shall Section 1110 of the Chico City Charter be amended to allow for notice of intention to receive proposals for public works contracts to be provided on the city's website or other approved methods?
Shall Section 1114 of the Chico City Charter be amended to permit the council to contract with a newspaper for publication of legal notices and official advertisements without advertising for the contract when there is only one newspaper of general circulation in the City?
Other Campaign Related Information
Courtesy Campaign Statement Filings from Butte County PACs
Butte County Awareness and Accountability 9/29/16 Filing
Campaign Finance - Filing Deadlines - Click here
City of Chico Campaign Finance Regulations - Click here
Register to Vote - Click here
Butte County Elections Department - Click here
Butte County Voting Information - Click here
City of Chico Measure Information - Butte County Posting - Click here