Elections Information

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General Municipal Elections

The City’s General Municipal Elections are held on the first Tuesday after the first Monday of March in even-numbered years. In addition, Special Elections are held when called by the City Council.

The next General Municipal Election will be held on March 3, 2020.


On June 3, 2014, Whittier voters approved a Charter Amendment to elect Council Members from four geographically defined districts. A city-wide mayor position was also established.

District boundaries were set with expert assistance to adhere to state law and after community input on what neighborhoods should stay together.

What is my district?

Next Election

The next general municipal election will be held on March 3, 2020.  

Voter registration is available through the Los Angeles County Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk or by calling 1-800-815-2666. Voter registration forms can also be picked up from City Hall, Whittier Libraries, and post offices.

Frequently Asked Questions

If your question is not listed, contact the City Clerk at 562-567-9850.

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