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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 - Runs July 18th through August 12th

The nomination period for when interested citizens may come in and take out nomination papers runs from July 18 through August 12. Individuals interested in running for Council do not become official candidates until nomination papers are turned in and certified by the County.


City of Chico Election Calendar - Click here




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 receives any contributions or before making expenditures from personal funds on behalf of their candidacy.

(Form 501)


Form "501" Candidate Intention Statements

(Please note that the filing of this form does not qualify a person as an official candidate. That can only be done by completing the Nomination Process and the signatures are certified by the County Elections Department.)

Sean Morgan Randall Stone
Tami Ritter Lisa Duarte
Ann Schwab Jovanni Tricerri
Loretta Torres Mercedes Macias
Joel Castle  

Other Campaign Related Information

  • Campaign Finance - Filing Requirements - Click here

  • City of Chico Campaign Finance Regulations - Click here