Elections

Overview

Elections

City of Rocklin general municipal elections are held in November of even-numbered years. Other special elections may be called from time to time by the City Council. City councilmembers are elected at large for a four-year term. The City Council serves staggered terms, i.e., two or three seats are open each election cycle. Nomination papers to seek office are available from the City Clerk’s office prior to each election. 

Voter Registration

To be eligible to vote in an election, you must register at least 15 days prior to the election date. Once you have registered, your voter registration will remain active, regardless of whether you voted in the last election.

You are entitled to register to vote if you are:

  • A U.S. citizen at the time of registration;
  • a California resident;
  • at least 18 years of age; and
  • not in prison or on parole for a felony conviction.

You must re-register if you:

  • Move
  • Change Your Name
  • Change You Political Party Affiliation

Where do I register to vote?

Voter registration forms are available at:

  • City of Rocklin City Hall
    3970 Rocklin Road
    Rocklin, CA 95677
    (916) 625-5560
  • Placer County Department of Elections
    2956 Richardson Drive
    Auburn, CA 95603
    (530) 886-5650 

Online voter registration is available through the Secretary of State’s Office at registertovote.ca.gov. A signature on file with the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) or online interview will allow you to complete the process.

Find out if you are a registered voter. 

See the Placer County Elections website for more information.

Fair Political Practices

For information relating to the Political Reform Act and to download forms see the Fair Political Practices Commission.