Register to Vote for the 2020 Election
November 3, 2020 General Election Information
Council members are elected by-district, meaning they represent one district or area within the City. The City will hold an election for one City Council seat each in districts 1, 4, & 5 on November 3, 2020. As required in a by-district election, those interested in running for an open seat must reside within the open district and be registered to vote. Residents can use the FindMyDistrict map search tool to determine which district they live in or by calling the City Clerk’s Office at 760-947-1026.
The City of Hesperia consolidates with the San Bernardino County Elections Office for all municipal elections. The City Clerk serves as the election officer and the City Clerk’s Office is responsible for all candidates’ filings, the issuance and acceptance of nomination papers, City measures and publication of all legal notices as well as campaign and conflict of interest filings required by the Fair Political Practices Commission.
Due to the impacts of COVID-19 the process for obtaining nomination papers may change. Please check the City’s website at the end of June for more information on how to obtain nomination papers.
City Council Elections
The City Council is elected by-district to serve four-year overlapping terms. Council members also serve as Board Members on the City’s subsidiary districts, which includes:
- Hesperia Water District
- Hesperia Housing Authority
- Hesperia Community Development Commission
- Hesperia Public Financing Authority
- Hesperia Public Facilities Corporation
- Successor Agency
The positions of Mayor and Mayor Pro-Tem are one-year terms, with the selection voted upon by the Council members at the first meeting in December of each year. City Council members do not have term limits.
Note: Campaign filings for all City candidates in the November 2020 Municipal Election will be posted to our Netfile database.
Running for Office
Those interested in running for an open seat in districts 1, 4 or 5 must reside within the open district, be registered to vote, and obtain and return the required nomination paperwork to be listed on the ballot. Below are important dates for the upcoming election. Please note that due to the impacts of COVID-19 the process for obtaining nomination papers may change. Please check the City’s website at the end of June for more information on how to obtain nomination papers.