ELECTIONS

 The City's next election will be held on November 5, 2024, for three Members of the City Council
for full terms of four years. 
 
 
GENERAL INFORMATION

The City of Canyon Lake is a General Law city governed by a five-member City Council. Members of the City Council serve staggered terms, with either two or three seats open for election every two years. The City Clerk serves as the Elections Officer and is responsible for the issuance and acceptance of nomination papers and is the official Filing Officer for campaign statements.  

The City consolidates its election activities with the County of Riverside, which provides voter registration, ballot materials, vote centers and other critical election functions.  

 

WHAT ARE THE QUALIFICATIONS TO RUN FOR CITY OFFICE?

To run for City Office, you must be:

    • A United States citizen;
    • 18 years of age or older; and 
    • A resident and registered voter of the City of Canyon Lake at the time nomination papers are issued.
 
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              
 
CAMPAIGN CONTRIBUTION LIMITS 

The City of Canyon Lake follows State guidelines related to campaign contribution limits. For current limits visit the FPPC website HERE.  Please note these limits are subject to change.

 

PAST ELECTION RESULTS 

Click on the links below to view past election results.