2017 Primary Nominating Election Regular Candidate Information: 

Offices in the 2017 Primary Nominating Election include: Office of Mayor, City Controller and City Attorney; Council Districts 1, 3, 5, 7, 9, 11, 13, and 15; LAUSD Board Districts 2, 4, and 6; and LACCD Seats 2, 4, and 6. 

Ethics Commission Announced: PDF iconFundraising window opens for the 2017 Citywide Candidates   Individuals who are interested in becoming candidates for Mayor, City Controller, and City Attorney are enouraged to contact the Ethics Commission at (213) 978-1960 or visit their website

Key Dates for Candidates: 

  • Residency Deadline: October 8, 2016. 
  • Candidate Briefing Workshop coming in October 2016.
  • Declaration of Intention Filing begins November 7, 2016.
  • Nominating Petition Filing begins November 12, 2016. 

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Please contact the Los Angeles City Ethics Commission at (213) 978-1960 for information regarding campaign finance laws and requirements.