By: Zachary Lopez (ZachNews):
Source: City of Needles (Information):
Needles, California: Nomination papers for the General Municipal Election 2020 are being accepted for Needles City Mayor and Needles City Council.
ZachNews just received the information regarding nomination papers and the General Municipal Election from the City of Needles.
According to the City of Needles, General Municipal Election will be held in the City of Needles on Tuesday, November 3, 2020, for the following Officers:
– For Mayor Full term of two years
– For three (3) Members
of the City Council Full term of four years
ZachNews has learned that currently Needles City Mayor Jeff Williams is planning to run for the mayor seat.
Seats up for grab on the Needles City Council includes members Tona Belt, Shawn Gudmundson and Louise Evans.
The nomination period for these offices begins on July 13, 2020 and closes on August 7, 2020 at 4:00 p.m.
Signatures are required; at least 30 signatures is recommend by the City of Needles, and you will need to pay a $25.00 fee to the City of Needles for the process of filing of candidate nomination papers.
If nomination papers for an incumbent officer of the city are not filed by August 7, 2020 (the 88th day before the election) the voters shall have until the 83rd day before the election, August 12, 2020 prior to 4:00 p.m., to nominate candidates other than the person(s) who are the incumbents on the 88th day before the election, for that incumbents elective office.
This extension is not applicable where there is no incumbent eligible to be elected.
If no one or only one person is nominated for an elective office, appointment to the elective office may be made as prescribed by § 10229, Elections Code of the State of California.
The poll location and hours will be published and posted when available.
For more information about running for Needles City Mayor and Needles City Council for the General Municipal Election or to get nomination papers, contact Jones at 760-326-2113, ext. 145.