Elections

Overview

NOTICE OF ELECTION

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a General Municipal Election will be held in the City of Rocklin on Tuesday, November 5, 2024, for the following offices:

City Council Member                      Full Term of 4 Years

City Council Member                      Full Term of 4 Years

City Council Member                      Full Term of 4 Years

The nomination period for these offices begins on July 15, 2024 and closes on August 9, 2024 at 5:00pm.

If nomination papers for an incumbent officer of the City are not filed by August 9, 2024 the voters shall have until the 83rd day before the election, August 14, 2024, to nominate candidates other than the person(s) who are the incumbents on the 88th day before the election, for that incumbent’s elective office.

Nomination information can be obtained in the Office of the City Clerk, 3970 Rocklin Road, Rocklin, California between the hours of 8:00 am and 5:00pm, Monday through Friday.

If no one or only one person is nominated for an elective office, appointment to the elective office may be made as prescribed by California Elections Code Section 10299.

Vote Centers will be open between the hours of 8:00am to 4:00pm October 26, 2024 to November 4, 2024 and on Election Day, November 5, 2024 between the hours of 7:00am to 8:00pm                                                                                                              

 

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2024 General Municipal Election

The next General Municipal Election for the City of Rocklin will be held on Tuesday, November 5, 2024 to fill three seats on the Rocklin City Council for four year terms.

Nomination Period 

Those interested in becoming a candidate should contact the City Clerk’s Department who will assist candidates throughout the election process. The City Clerk will issue Nomination Papers and Candidate Handbooks during the nomination period from July 15 through August 9, unless an incumbent does not file, then the period is extended for five additional days to August 14, 2024.

To access the latest information on City Council Candidates and qualification status, please visit the County of Placer website: https://www.placerelections.com/current-elections/.

Candidates must be 18 years of age, a citizen of the United States, and a registered voter residing within the City limits at the time the Nomination Paper is issued.  For more information, please contact the City Clerk’s Office at (916) 625-5560.

Key Dates for the November 5, 2024 election:

Nomination Period Opens 07/15/2024
Nomination Period Closes 08/09/2024
Extended Nomination Period Closes (if applicable) 08/14/2024
Secretary of State Holds Random Alpha Drawing 08/15/2024
Write-in candidate filing period begins. 09/09/2024

First Pre-election Campaign Disclosure Statement Due

Period 7/1/24 - 9/21/24

9/26/2024

Close of write-in candidate filing period.

10/22/2024

Second Pre-election Campaign Disclosure Statement Due

Period 9/22/24 - 10/19/24

10/24/2024
Election Day 11/5/2024

Fair Political Practices Commission – Statements

To view statements for current elected officials, as well as 2024 Councilmember candidates, see the link below to use our new eRetrieval system.  Statements are on file with the Office of the City Clerk in hard copy (unredacted) format as well and available for public viewing Monday – Friday, 8:00am - 5:00pm.

https://www.southtechhosting.com/RocklinCity/CampaignDocsWebRetrieval/

     

 

 

 

 

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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;
  • a California resident;
  • at least 18 years of age at the date of the election; and
  • not currently serving a state or federal prison term for the conviction of a felony.

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.