IMPORTANT INFORMATION!

A Message from the City Clerk

Thank you for visiting Glendale's election information website. Here you can find information about upcoming elections, past elections, campaign contributions to candidates and elected officials and information on the election process in Armenian, Spanish, Korean and Tagalog.

If you or someone you know is interested in running for the City Council, Glendale Unified School District Governing Board, or Glendale Community College Board of Trustees seats for the April 7, 2015 Election, please find the information on the qualifications for candidates here.

If you have any questions regarding this election or any others, please contact the City Clerk's office at (818) 548-4000 and someone on our staff will try to help you with your inquiry. Thank you for being engaged in your community and interested in its future.

City Clerk Ardy Kassakhian, CMC

NOTICE TO VOTERS OF DATE AFTER WHICH NO ARGUMENTS FOR OR AGAINST CITY MEASURES MAY BE SUBMITTED TO THE CITY CLERK

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the General Municipal Election is to be held in the City of Glendale on April 7, 2015, at which there will be submitted to the voters the following measures:

 

CHARTER AMENDMENT NO. [C] Shall City Charter Article IV, Section 3 be amended to require the city council to establish by ordinance the method of the council compensation? YES
NO       

 

CHARTER AMENDMENT NO. [D] Shall the City institute by-district elections for city council, by amending the Charter Article IV, Section 1 and adopting an ordinance requiring the city to prepare a district plan subject to voter approval? YES
NO       

 

CHARTER AMENDMENT NO. [E] Shall City Charter Article IV, Section 1 and Article XII, Section 1 be amended and Article XII Section 3 be added to require the Board of Education to establish the method of electing the members of the Board of Education and, if the Board of Education establishes trustee areas as the method for electing its members, require that the Board arrange said trustee areas pursuant to the California Education Code? YES
NO       

 

BALLOT MEASURE NO. [O] Shall the Glendale Municipal Code be amended to increase the rate of the Transient Occupancy Tax (a hotel bed tax paid when overnight visitors rent a room) by 2% to preserve and enhance funding for essential public services and maintain public areas and support quality of life activities? YES
NO       

 

NOTICE IS FURTHER GIVEN that pursuant to Article 4, Chapter 3, Division 9 of the Elections Code of the State of California, the legislative body of the City, or any member or members thereof authorized by the body, or any individual voter or words in length, accompanied by the printed name(s) and signature(s) of the author(s) submitting it, or if submitted on behalf of an organization, the name of the organization, and the printed name and signature of at least one of its principal officers who is the author of the argument, for or against the City measures.

NOTICE IS FURTHER GIVEN that, based upon the time reasonably necessary to prepare and print the arguments and sample ballots for the election, the City Clerk has fixed January 2, 2015, during normal office hours, as posted, as the date after which no arguments for or against the City measures may be submitted to the clerk for printing and distribution to the voters as provided in the Article 4. Arguments shall be submitted to the City Clerk, accompanied by the printed name(s) and signature(s) of the author(s) submitting it, or if submitted on behalf of an organization, the name of the organization, and the printed name and signature of at least one of its principal officers who is the author of the argument, at the City Hall, Glendale, California. Arguments may be changed or withdrawn until and including the date fixed by the City Clerk.

NOTICE IS FURTHER GIVEN that the City Council had determined that rebuttal arguments, not to exceed 250 words in length, as submitted by the authors of the opposing direct arguments, may be filed with the Clerk, accompanied by the printed name(s) and signature(s) of the author(s) submitting it, or if submitted on behalf of an organization, the name of the organization, and the printed name and signature of at least one of its principal officers who is the author of the argument, not more than 10 days after the final date for filing direct arguments.

NOTICE IS FURTHER GIVEN that any ordinance, impartial analysis, or direct argument filed under the authority of the elections code will be available for public examination in the clerk’s office for not less than 10 calendar days from the deadline for the filing of the arguments and analysis(es). Any rebuttal argument filed under the authority of the elections code will be available for public examination in the clerk’s office for not less than 10 calendar days from the deadline for filing rebuttal arguments.

Ardy Kassakhian, City Clerk

Friday, December 19, 2014