Fontana is a general law city governed by a Mayor and a four-member City Council
. The City also elects a City Clerk
and City Treasurer. All elected officers for the City of Fontana serve the City at large for four-year terms, which are staggered. The City’s municipal elections are held on the first Tuesday in November in even-numbered years.
Qualifications to Run For City Office
To run for City Office, you must be:
General Municipal Election
- A United States citizen
- 18 years of age or older
- A Resident and registered voter of the City of Fontana at the time nomination papers are issued
The next General Municipal Election
will be held on Tuesday, November 8, 2016. The offices up for election are two City Council Seats. The nomination filing period will open on Monday, July 18, 2016, and will close on Friday, August 12, 2016, at 5:00 p.m.
For additional information regarding elections, please contact the City Clerk’s Office at (909) 350-7602.
Voter Registration Forms
Residents can pick up voter registration forms at the City Clerk’s Office located in City Hall at 8353 Sierra Avenue, Fontana, California. Residents can also pick up a voter registration form by visiting the Lewis Library and Technology Center located at: 8437 Sierra Avenue, Fontana, CA.