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GENERAL MUNICIPAL ELECTION
The City’s General Municipal Elections are consolidated elections with Los Angeles County, which are conducted on the first Tuesday after the first Monday in November of even-numbered years. This election date was adopted by the Malibu City Council on May 11, 2015, and approved by the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors on September 29, 2015.
The City of Malibu's next General Municipal Election will be held on November 8, 2022. Two City Council seats will be on the ballot.
NOVEMBER 8, 2022 ELECTION CANDIDATES
The nomination period for the November 8, 2022 General Municipal Election opened on Monday, July 18, 2022 and ran through Wednesday, August 17, 2022. The following candidates qualified for inclusion on the ballot:
- Marianne Riggins
- Ryan Embree
- Jimy Tallal
- Bill Sampson
- Doug Stewart
- Hap Henry
The filing period for write-in candidates ran from Monday, September 12, 2022 through Tuesday, October 25, 2022. The following candidate qualified as a write-in candidate:
- Jason Herz
CITY COUNCIL CAMPAIGN STATEMENT INFORMATION
The Fair Political Practices Commission requires reports from committees, candidates, and elected officials at various times of the year. Campaign Disclosure Filings are completed semi-annually, and during an election year (even years for the City of Malibu) two additional pre-election statements are required.
FPPC Candidate/Treasurer/Committee Basics
To better understand committee and candidate responsibilities before, during, and after the election, please consult the Fair Political Practices Commission Candidate Toolkit.
Measure MC, a ballot measure for City of Malibu voters only, will appear on the November 8, 2022 General Municipal Election ballot. Measure MC seeks voter approval to authorize a one-half cent (½ ¢) Transactions and Use (sales) Tax. See the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ).
A “YES vote” approves the City’s proposal.
A “NO vote” rejects the City’s proposal.
The Ballot Question:
"To support such city services as public safety, crime and fire prevention, addressing homelessness, keeping public areas safe and clean, preventing speeding and reckless driving, protecting coastal waters and beaches from pollution, preserving natural areas, supporting local businesses, and other general city services; shall a measure be adopted establishing a 1/2¢ transactions and use (sales) tax providing approximately $3,000,000 annually until ended by voters, requiring public spending disclosures and local control of funds?"
Measure MC would go to the City’s general fund and could be used to:
- Maintain public safety and emergency services
- Address homelessness
- Clean and maintain parks and other public areas
- Address traffic regulation
- Maintain coastal waters
- Maintain and improve natural areas
- Provide support to local businesses
- Certain groceries and prescription medications would not be taxed
- It is estimated that 73% would be paid for by tourists and visitors to
- Malibu (According to a report prepared by the City’s sales tax consultant, HdL Companies)
Taxpayer Accountability Measures:
- All funds generated by Measure MC will go to the City
- Mandatory financial audits and annual public reports
For more information contact the City Clerk at CityClerk@MalibuCity.org or call 310-456-2489, ext. 228.
Provided as a public service for your information only by the City of Malibu.
- How do I become a registered voter in Malibu?
- What are the eligibility requirements to run for Malibu City Council?
- Is there a filing fee involved for my candidacy?
- Is there a fee for my candidate's statement?
- Who can sign my nomination paper?
- What if some of the signatures I obtain on my nomination paper are not registered voters or do not live within the City limits?
- Who is responsible for conducting Malibu General Municipal Elections?
election worker Information
Election workers are essential components of the election process.
To serve as an election worker in Los Angeles County, you must be:
- 18 years of age or older (unless participating in the Student Pollworker Program)
- A resident of California
- A United States citizen registered to vote or a legal permanent resident (green card holder)
Apply to Become an Election Worker
Student election Worker Program
The Los Angeles County Student Election Worker Program provides an opportunity for students to participate in the democratic process by serving during an election.
State law allows United States citizen or legal permanent resident (green card holder) high school students, age 16 or older, with a 2.5-grade point average or higher, and teacher and parental consent to serve during an election.