City Council candidate nomination period begins July 16

The filing period to run for Aliso Viejo City Council opens Monday, July 16 and ends Thursday, August 9.  Two City Council seats are open in the General Municipal Election, which takes place November 6.  Candidates have until 5:30 p.m. on August 9 to file nomination documents and statements of qualification for office. Candidate packets are available by appointment at City Hall located at 12 Journey. The deadline extends to Wednesday, August 15 if an incumbent is not running for re-election and does not file papers by the August 9 deadline.

To qualify, a candidate must live in Aliso Viejo and be registered to vote. No fee is required to run for City Council; however, candidates can submit a “Candidate’s Statement” for the voter information pamphlet with a $750 deposit. Additional printing costs may apply.

For more information, contact 949-425-2506 or

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