Ontario City Clerk

Employer / Organization

City of Ontario

Next Election

Nov 03, 2020

Filing Window

Jul 13, 2020 - Aug 07, 2020


The City Clerk is the official "custodian of records" and is responsible for managing the legislative history of the City and maintaining and preserving official City documents. The City Clerk serves as the City's Election Official and administers all municipal elections and performs oaths of office for elected and appointed officials.

Application Guidelines
To file for this position follow these three simple steps: 1) Contact the City Clerk or City Secretary's office at the number listed in the address bar on this page to verify that your address qualifies for the position and that you meet any other candidacy requirements (for example, living within the district for a specified amount of time prior to the election). If you have difficulty speaking with the City Clerk/Secretary, contact the San Bernardino County Registrar of Voter's Office at 909-387-8300 or communications@sbcountyelections.com to see if they have an alternative phone number or email address you can use. Most county and city elections departments understand that first time candidates may have some additional questions or concerns, and they will answer questions when you are picking up your paperwork, or will allow you to schedule an appointment to speak with someone. We highly recommend making a phone call or stopping by in person during normal business hours. 2) Obtain the appropriate filing papers from the appropriate elections office and complete the paperwork required. If you have questions regarding the paperwork, contact the city's elections department. The California Secretary of State's Elections Division is also a great resource and can be reached at (916) 657-2166 or http://www.sos.ca.gov/elections 3) Submit the candidacy papers within the 113-88 day filing window prior to the election (most California elections use the 113-88 day filing window). After completing this paperwork and filing it with the elections office you will then appear on the ballot. If you have any questions regarding running for this position, contact your city or county elections department as soon as possible.

Submit application to:
Ontario City Hall, 303 E B st., Ontario, CA, 91764, US