City of Ventura News Release

For Immediate Release  

August 12, 2022

Media Contact: Heather Sumagaysay, Public Information Officer,

Candidate nomination filing period extended for Districts 1 & 5

Ventura Calif. – The nomination filing period for City Council candidates in Districts 1 and 5 has been extended to Wednesday, August 17, 2022, at 5:00 p.m. for the upcoming General Municipal Election on November 8, 2022.

The nomination filing period for Districts 4 and 6 officially closed as of 5:00 p.m. Friday August 12, 2022. Nomination filing periods are only extended when an incumbent does not file re-election in their district. The extension period is only applicable to qualified persons other than the incumbent, pursuant to Elections Code 8024.

To apply, candidates must be 18 years or older as well as reside and be a registered voter in the district in which he or she seeks election at the time nomination papers are issued, pursuant to Elections Code 10227.

Interested individuals must pull and receive nomination papers in advance from the City Clerk’s Office during office hours, which is open Monday through Thursday, 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. and Friday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. An appointment is required.

To schedule an appointment, contact City Clerk Michael MacDonald in the City Clerk’s Office at (805) 658-4787 or email

For information on the upcoming November 8, 2022, General Municipal Election for Districts 1, 4, 5, and 6, visit

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