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.

The City Clerk’s Office is responsible for conducting municipal elections within the City of Rocklin. The following information has been prepared to help guide voters, potential candidates for office, and individuals and organizations participating in City elections.

There are three seats with terms expiring November 2020.

Nomination papers to seek office will be available from the City Clerk’s office prior to each election.  

Election Contact Information:
Hope Ithurburn, City Clerk
City of Rocklin

3970 Rocklin Road
Rocklin, CA  95677
General Information: (916) 625.5564
Email: hope.ithurburn@rocklin.ca.us

Other Important Telephone Numbers and Addresses:
Fair Political Practices Commission
428 J Street, Suite 620
Sacramento CA 95814
Toll Free Technical Assistance: 1-866-275-3772
Main Telephone: (916) 322-5660
Fax: (916) 322-0886
Website: www.fppc.ca.gov/

Secretary of State
1500 11th Street, Room 495
Sacramento CA 95814
General Information: (916) 653-6814
Website: www.ss.ca.gov/elections/

Placer County Registrar of Voters
2956 Richardson Drive
Auburn, CA 95603
Telephone: (530) 886-5650
Website: www.placerelections.com/

 

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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.

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City of Rocklin Candidate’s Guide
November 3, 2020 General Election

If you’re interested in running for City Council contact the City Clerk, Hope Ithurburn at hope.ithurburn@rocklin.ca.us for additional information as well as access to the Candidate Guide web pages.

City Clerks Office
3970 Rocklin Road, Rocklin, CA 95677
(916) 625-5564

Office Hours 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.