GENERAL MUNICIPAL ELECTION - NOVEMBER 4, 2014.
The City of Downey consolidates its elections with the Los Angeles County Registrar-Recorder's Office. General Municipal Elections are held in the City of Downey on the first Tuesday following the first Monday in November of even numbered years. In November 2014, City Council seats for Districts Nos. 2, and 4 are up for election.
Municipal Elections - Measures Submitted to the Voters: SECTION 9200-9226
VOTER REGISTRATION REQUIREMENTS
To be eligible to vote in California you must:
- Be a United States Citizen
- Be at least 18 years of age on or before the day of theelection
- Be a resident of the State of California
- Not be in prison or on parole for the convition of a felony
To check your voter registration status, please click here.
HOW AND WHERE DO I REGISTER TO VOTE?
To register to vote you must obtain and complete a voter registration form available at:
- Los Angeles County facilies, City of Downey facilities, and your local libraryies and post offices.
- City of Downey, City Clerk's Office, 11111 Brookshire Avenue, Downey
Residents are now able to register to vote online. Please read the Press Release for additional information. (Press Release)
DO I NEED TO RE-REGISTER?
You must re-register to vote if you have permanently moved to a different address, changed your name, or if you wish to change your political party affilitation. The deadline to re-register is 15 days before the next election.
PERMANENT VOTE-BY-MAIL VOTER STATUS
Under State law, a voter may apply for a permanent vote-by-mail voter status. As a permanent vote by mail voter, you will no longer have to apply for future elections. A ballot will automatically be mailed to you for each election in which you are eleigible to vote.
If you have already applied for a pemanent Vote-By-Mail ballot, click here to check your status.
If you would like to register for permanent Vote-By-Mail, click here to register to vote-by-mail.
PLEASE NOTE: A voter's name shall be deleted from the permanent absentee voter list if he/she fails to return a vote-by-mail ballot for two (2) consectutive Statewide General Elections.