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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 will be determined by the voters. These 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.

Nomination Period

The nomination period for when interested citizens may come in and take out nomination papers does not begin until mid-July. Once the actual dates have been finalized, this page will be updated to reflect the official dates. Individuals interested in running for Council do not become official candidates until nomination papers are turned in and certified by the County.

Form 501 - Candidate Intention Statement

All candidates for local office must file this form for each election, including re-election to the same office and must be on file before he or she or receives any contributions or before making expenditures from personal funds on behalf of their candidacy.

(Form 501)


2016 Candidate Intention Statements Form "501" Filers:

Sean Morgan Randall Stone
Tami Ritter Lisa Duarte
Ann Schwab
Lorretta Torres  


Other Campaign Related Information

  • Campaign Finance Filing Requirements - Click here