Elections (2009)

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Recent General Municipal Election Updates

2009 Official Election Results (PDF)

2009 Official Sample Ballot (PDF)

2009 Official Precinct Map (PDF)

The City Clerk is the local elections administrator and conducts the City's General Municipal Election.  This includes, but is not limited to: the preparation of necessary resolutions calling General or Special Municipal Elections; the coordination of the candidate nomination process, ballot designation and statement of qualification; the receipt and processing of initiative, referendum and recall petitions; and the canvassing and certification of election results.

In order to vote in an election, you must be registered to vote. Voter Registration Forms can be obtained through any of the following means:

March 3, 2009 General Municipal Election Information

List of Precinct Workers (PDF) for the March 3, 2009 General Municipal Election is available to download. 

The next regularly scheduled local General Municipal Election will be held on March 3, 2009. Any citizen in the City of Manhattan Beach may run for public office if the following general requirements are met:

  • a citizen of the United States
  • a legal resident and registered voter of the City of Manhattan Beach
  • at least 18 years old on or before the election date
  • not under a court order declaring you mentally incompetent
  • and not serving a court sentence for a felony or election law violation

More specific qualifications and filing deadlines to run for a particular office vary. Citizens desiring to run for public office who meet these general qualifications should contact the City Clerk's Office located at 1400 Highland Avenue, between 8:00 AM and 5:00 PM Monday through Friday, or call (310) 802-5056.

Candidate Information (table updated as changes occur)

Name (email)

Seat

Address

Phone

Date Nomination Papers Pulled

Date Nomination Papers Filed

Date County Confirmed Candidacy

Wayne Powell

City Council

121 36th Street

(310) 545-2184 (home)

11/10/2008

12/05/2008

12/11/2008

Kathleen Paralusz

City Council

1457 Manhattan Beach Boulevard, #D

(310) 621-3734 (home)

11/10/2008

12/01/2008

12/4/2008

Peter Gallagher

City Council

323 36th Street, #A

(310) 904-8186 (cell)

11/14/2008

12/05/2008

12/11/2008

Nick Tell

City Council

113 South Poinsettia Avenue

(310) 529-9299 (home)

11/18/2008

12/02/2008

12/4/2008

Richard Montgomery

City Council

2205 Elm Avenue

(310) 780-3577 (cell)

11/19/2008

12/01/2008

12/4/2008

Gary M. Osterhout

City Council

598 31st Street

(310) 546-3216 (home)

11/24/2008

 

 

Tim Lilligren

City Treasurer

1201 Elm Avenue

(310) 545-6891 (home)

11/10/2008

12/02/2008

12/05/2008