2022 General Municipal Election

The next General Municipal Election will be held on November 8, 2022, to fill three seats on the City Council (Mayor at-large and one seat in both Districts 1 and 3). The City Clerk as the Election Official will issue nomination papers and a candidate packet to those interested in running for Mayor/City Council during the nomination period, which is scheduled for July 18 through August 12, 2022.  Candidates must be registered voters residing within the city limits and within their designated districts prior to the issuance of nomination papers.  Each prospective candidate will be verified through the Orange County Registrar of Voters office. For additional information, please visit StantonCA.gov/Election. 

Important dates to remember this election season:
  • July 18 - August 12 - Filing Period for nomination papers and candidate’s statements.
  • August 17 – Last day to file nomination papers if an incumbent fails to file.
  • August 18 – Secretary of State to determine order of names on ballot.
  • November 8 – Election Day