COVID-19 Update: Wednesday, May 27, 2020

WHITTIER, Calif. – The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health has issued a new "Safer at Work & in the Community" Health Order allowing for the resumption of faith-based services, in-store shopping at most retail businesses, drive-in movies and other recreational activities. (Read latest information here)

Frequently Asked Questions

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  • Can an individual run for Mayor and a Council seat?
  • Can incumbent Council Members run for Mayor?
  • Can someone deliver my nomination paper to the City Clerk for me?
  • How do I become a registered voter in Whittier?
  • How often does the City Council meet?
  • If I submit a voluntary candidate's statement and I change my mind, may I withdraw the statement?
  • Is the City Council position paid?
  • Is there a fee for my candidate's statement?
  • Is there a filing fee involved for my candidacy?
  • May I change or correct the wording or spelling on my candidate's statement after submission?
  • What are the eligibility requirements to run for Whittier City Council?
  • What district do I live in?
  • What happens if I change my mind about running for office after filing the nomination paper?
  • What if some of the signatures I obtain on my nomination paper are not registered voters or do not live within the City limits?
  • What is the deadline for registering to vote?
  • Where can I call for more information and will they speak Spanish?
  • Where can I get a copy of the voting districts map?
  • Where can I obtain information on elections?
  • Who can sign my nomination paper?
  • Why is Whittier now voting by districts?
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