Elections (2017)

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Qualified List of Candidates for March 7, 2017 General Municipal Election

Name Office Sought Address
Phone Number
Email Address
 Date Nomination
Papers Pulled
Date Nomination
Papers Filed
Date County
Confirmed Candidacy
 
Tim Lilligren City Treasurer 1201 Elm Avenue
310-545-6891
 11/14/16 11/28/16 12/5/16 
Mark Burton City Council 1216 2nd Street
310-562-7897
mb4mbcitycouncil@gmail.com
 11/14/16 11/22/16 12/1/16 
 Tony D'Errico City Council 764 Manhattan Beach Blvd.
310-529-8669
tony@tonyderrico4mb.com
 11/14/16 11/18/16 12/1/16
Richard P. Montgomery City Council  1461 Manhattan Beach, Unit C
310-780-3577
richard@montgomery4council.com
 11/14/16 11/21/16 12/1/16
 Nancy Hersman City Council  1806 9th Street
310-798-1948
nancyhersman@gmail.com
 11/14/16 11/28/16 12/1/16
 Joseph Ungoco City Council  201 Kelp Street
424-265-9652
joseph@ungoco4council.org
 11/14/16 12/12/16 12/15/16 
Chris Conaway  City Council 428 5th Street
310-486-3699 
cac1492@yahoo.com
 11/15/16 12/5/16  12/12/16 
Diane Barkelew Wallace  City Council 14 Santa Cruz Ct. 
dw4mbcc@gmail.com
12/8/16 12/12/16 12/15/16
Steve Napolitano  City Council  600 John Street
310-880-7500 
steve@stevenapolitano.com
12/8/16  12/12/16  12/15/16

 

Recent General Municipal Election Updates

Posted Notice Calling and Giving Notice of the March 7, 2017 General Municipal Election - Posted at City Hall, Joslyn Community Center and Manhattan Heights (November 3, 2016) (PDF)

Legal Notice Calling and Giving Notice of the March 7, 2017 General Municipal Election - Published in The Beach Reporter (November 3, 2016) (PDF)

Quarter Page Advertisement Calling and Giving Notice of the March 7, 2017 General Municipal Election - Published in the Beach Reporter (November 10, 2016) (PDF)

eNotification Calling and Giving Notice of the March 7, 2017 General Municipal Election (November 23, 2016 - eNotification sent to 287 emails and 2,983 followers of the City's Facebook and Twitter pages)

General Election Information

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 a registered voter. Voter Registration Forms and other information can be obtained through any of the following means:

March 7, 2017 General Municipal Election Information

The next regularly scheduled local General Municipal Election will be held on March 7, 2017. 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 who desire to run for public office that 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.

Consolidated Election with Los Angeles County

At the November 1, 2016 City Council meeting, the City of Manhattan Beach adopted Resolution No. 16-0071 requesting the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors to consolidate the City’s General Municipal Election on March 7, 2017 with the Los Angeles County Special Countywide Election. 

On December 6, 2017 the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors approved and notified the City of Manhattan Beach that a special countywide election would occur. Therefore, the County will administer the election and canvass the results of the City’s March 7, 2017 General Municipal Election for three City Council seats and one City Treasurer.

Filing Period for Nomination Papers and Candidate's Statements

The filing period for Nomination Papers and Candidate's Statements begins 7:30 AM on Monday, November 14, 2016 and ends on Monday, December 12, 2016.  Candidates may pull and then file their Nomination Papers anytime during that period. If a qualified incumbent fails to file by 5:30 PM, Monday, December 12, 2016, non-incumbents may file during an extended period until 5:30 PM, Wednesday, December 14, 2016.

The filing period for Write-In Candidates begins Monday, January 9, 2017, and ends on Tuesday, February 21, 2017.

At 4:00 PM on Wednesday, December 14, 2016, in the City Council Chambers at Manhattan Beach City Hall, the City will host a public meeting to provide all candidates an opportunity to hear from the City's Executive Management team regarding various programs and services provided by each department.  The Department Heads will also be available to answer questions about City operations.

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

On the ballot for consideration will be three (3) City Council Seats, term of three years and eight months and one (1) City Treasurer Seat, term of three years and eight months.

Candidates that pulled nomination papers but did not file:

Name Office Sought Address
Phone Number
Email Address
 Date Nomination
Papers Pulled
Date Nomination
Papers Filed
Date County
Confirmed Candidacy
 
Bill Victor City Council P.O. Box 88603
Los Angeles, CA 90009
516-670-2590
12/12/16
 

 

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