2022 Election

Candidates for elective office may be nominated for Member of the City Council only during the Nomination Period, July 18 - August 12, 2022 (113th day and 88th day prior to a municipal election).  Terms of office are for four (4) years unless otherwise noted.  Qualifications for individuals to run for an elected office are:

  1. United State citizen;
  2. 18 years of age on or before Election Day; and
  3. Registered voter living in the City and District at the time Nomination Papers are issued for said district election cycle.

Before the Nomination Period (Before July 18, 2022)

  1. You must file Form 501 - Candidate Intention Statement with the Roseville City Clerk’s Office prior to soliciting or receiving any contribution or loan, or before you make any expenditures from personal funds on behalf of your candidacy.

  2. You must file Form 410 – Statement of Organization with the Secretary of State and set up an electronic filing account with the Roseville City Clerk’s Office if you receive contributions from others totaling $2,000 or more, or you make independent expenditures of $1,000 or more on your campaign.

The City has established a campaign limit contribution that is $510 for the 2022 election cycle, which means a candidate may not receive more than $510 from any one person, business, Political Action Committee, organization or entity to support your campaign.  The total is $510, regardless if it is a monetary contribution or in-kind donation.

During the Nomination Period (July 18 – August 12, 2022)

Interested candidates may obtain a Nomination Packet from the City Clerk’s Office by scheduling an appointment.  Plan on approximately 45 minutes to review the packet, which consists of forms that must be completed and filed before the end of the nomination period.  In order to qualify to be on the ballot, a candidate MUST have 20 valid signatures from registered voters in the City’s district for which they are running.  A filing fee of $25 must be paid at the time petitions and forms are filed.  If a candidate wishes to submit a candidate statement (maximum of 200 words), the candidate will incur an additional cost.

Election Calendar 2022

Candidate FPPC - Manual 2

Supplemental Candidate Manual

After the Nomination Period – End of Election (December 2022)

All winning Council candidates are required to file annual Form 700 - Statements of Economic Interests and mandatory trainings, such as AB 1234 Ethics Training.  All winning Council candidates with an established Campaign Committee must also continue to file semi-annual statements until the Campaign Committee is terminated.

If a candidate lost the election and has established a Campaign Committee, it is recommended that the candidate terminate their Committee. Unsuccessful candidates should consider participating in local government in other ways by serving on other City boards or commissions.

Reporting Campaign Contributions and Expenditures

All candidates appearing on the ballot, their controlled committees, and committees primarily formed to support or oppose an elected official, candidate, or a measure shall file the applicable pre-election and post-election reports specified in Section 84200 et seq., of the California Government Code and file reports required by the City of Roseville as follows:

1.  A report of all expenditures made by the candidate or controlled committee to each person who received the cumulative amount of $100.00 or more since the last report. The report shall include the name and street address of each recipient, as well as the amount of each expenditure and a brief description of the consideration for which each expenditure was made. 

2.  A report of all contributors who have made a contribution or contributions to the candidate or controlled committee in the cumulative amount of $100.00 or more since the last report. The list shall include the name, address, occupation, and employer of each contributor, and the dollar amount of each contribution or contributions.

     For the 2022 General Election, pre-election and post-election reports shall be filed as follows:

  • April 5 for the period of February 1 to March 31.
  •  June 5 for the period of April 1 to May 31.
  • August 1 for the period of January 1 to June 30 (semi-annual).
  • September 29 for the period July 1 to September 24 (first pre-election).
  • October 27 for the period September 25 to October 22 (second pre-election). 
  • January 31 for the period October 23 to December 31(semi-annual).