November 8, 2016 General Election

2016 - Mayor, City Attorney, Council Districts 1, 3, 5, 7 and 9

  • 02/10/16 - 1st day to take out nomination papers (nomination period begins)
  • 02/18/16 - 1st day to file nomination papers
  • 03/10/16 - Last day to file nomination papers (nomination period ends)
  • 06/07/16 - Primary Election
  • 11/08/16 - General Election
  • 12/12/16 - Inauguration/Term of office begins

More Information

For more information on running for office in the City of San Diego, please contact the City Clerk's Elections Section at (619) 533-4000. You may also want to review provisions for nominations, PDF icon San Diego Municipal Code sections 27.0201 through 27.0222 .

For information regarding the City's PDF icon Election Campaign Control Ordinance [ECCO] , which regulates contribution limits, payment of campaign vendors, disclosures required on campaign advertisements, etc., please contact the Ethics Commission at (619) 533-3476.