2011 General Municipal Election

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Recent General Municipal Election Updates

2011 General Municipal Election Official Results (PDF)

2011 Official Sample Ballot (PDF)

2011 Official Precinct Map (PDF)

March 8, 2011 General Municipal Election Information

The next regularly scheduled local General Municipal Election will be held on March 8, 2011. 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.

Filing Period for Nomination Papers and Candidate's Statements

The filing period for Nomination Papers and Candidate's Statements begins 8:00 AM on Monday, November 15, 2010. If a qualified incumbent fails to file by 5:00 PM, Friday, December 10, 2010, non-incumbents may file during the extended period until 5:00 PM, Wednesday, December 15, 2010.

To schedule an appointment to receive a City Council Candidate Handbook, please contact the City Clerk's office at (310) 802-5056 or e-mail City Clerk Liza Tamura.

Polling Locations

List of Polling Locations for the March 8, 2011 General Municipal Election is included on page 6 of the Sample Ballot.

March 8, 2011 City Council Candidate Information (table updated as changes occur)

Name (email)




Date Nomination Papers Pulled

Date Nomination Papers Filed

Date County Confirmed Candidacy

Kathleen Paralusz



(310) 621-3734 (cell)




Amy Howorth



 (310) 200-2752




Viet Ngo



(310) 318-2769

12/03/2010  12/08/2010  12/14/2010
David Lesser  www.davidlesser4council.com   (310) 937-1515 (work) 12/03/2010  12/13/2010  12/16/2010
Robert G. "Bob" Beverly, Jr.     (310) 991-7982 12/13/2010    
Keith F. Simpson     (310) 297-9090 12/13/2010    
Christine Cronin-Hirst       12/13/2010