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A person entitled to register to vote shall be a United States citizen, a resident of California, not imprisoned for the conviction of a felony, and at least 18 years of age at the time of the next election (California Elections Code Section 2101).
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Signal Hill City Charter Section 800 designates that the general municipal elections for elective officers of the City, commencing on November 3, 2020, shall be held in even-numbered years, on the first Tuesday after the first Monday in November. Candidates elected to office shall assume such office when certification of election results occurs and serve until election and qualification of their successors.
Pursuant to Resolution No. 2022-06-6684, adopted by the Signal Hill City Council on June 14, 2022, in the event of a tie-vote for any office which is being voted on at such General Municipal Election, the provisions of Section 15651 of the California Elections Code, relating to determining the tie by lot, shall apply.
The City Clerk shall summon the candidates receiving the tie vote to appear before him/her, at the time designated by the City Clerk, in the Council Chambers. The City Clerk shall place the name of each candidate in a sealed unmarked envelope and the tie vote shall be broken by lot.
Your nearest vote center is printed on your sample ballot booklet. You may now vote at any vote center in Los Angeles County. You can visit lavote.gov to see a list of vote centers and/or vote by mail drop boxes. You may also call the City Clerk's Office at (562) 989-7305 for assistance.
Vote centers open at 7:00 a.m. and close at 8:00 p.m. on election day. Anybody standing in line at the close of polls is entitled to vote.
California Elections Code Section 319.5(a) "Electioneering" means the visible display or audible dissemination of information that advocates for or against any candidate or measure on the ballot within the 100 foot limit specified in subdivision (b). Prohibited electioneering information or activity includes, but is not limited to, any of the following:
(1) A display of a candidate’s name, likeness, or logo.(2) A display of a ballot measure’s number, title, subject, or logo.(3) Buttons, hats, pencils, pens, shirts, signs, or stickers containing electioneering information.(4) Dissemination of audible electioneering information.(5) Obstructing access to, loitering near, or disseminating visible or audible electioneering information at vote by mail ballot drop boxes.
319.5(b) The activities described in subdivision (a) are prohibited within 100 feet of either of the following:
(1) The entrance to a building that contains a polling place as defined by Section 338.5, an elections official’s office, or a satellite location specified in Section 3018.(2) An outdoor site, including a curbside voting area, at which a voter may cast or drop off a ballot.
In addition, Elections Code Section 18370(a) states a person shall not, on election day, or at any time that a voter may be casting a ballot, within the 100 foot limit specified in subdivision (b), do any of the following:
(1) Circulate an initiative, referendum, recall, or nomination petition or any other petition.(2) Solicit a vote or speak to a voter on the subject of marking the voter’s ballot.(3) Place a sign relating to voters’ qualifications or speak to a voter on the subject of the voter’s qualifications except as provided in Section 14240.(4) Do any electioneering as defined by Section 319.5.
18370(c) A person shall not, on election day, or at any time that a voter may be casting a ballot, do any of the following within the immediate vicinity of a voter in line to cast a ballot or drop off a ballot:
(1) Solicit a vote.(2) Speak to a voter about marking the voter’s ballot.(3) Disseminate visible or audible electioneering information.
18370(d) Any person who violates any of the provisions of this section is guilty of a misdemeanor.
You may register online at http://www.registertovote.ca.gov. You may also register by completing a voter registration form available in most government offices, including city halls, libraries, DMVs, and post offices.
Log on to lavote.gov. You will need to supply your name, date of birth, house number, and Zip Code.
If you were previously registered within the City of Signal Hill and moved within the City’s boundaries, you can vote at any vote center within Los Angeles County. You will be required to vote by provisional ballot and this will be provided to the Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk as your change of address.
Yes. When a voter declares under oath, administered by any member of the precinct board at the time the voter appears at the vote center to vote, that the voter is unable to mark a ballot, the voter shall receive the assistance of not more than two persons selected by the voter, other than the voter’s employer, an agent of the voter’s employer, or an officer or agent of the union of which the voter is a member.
The ballot marking devices at every vote center in Los Angeles County were designed to be accessible to the physically handicapped. If a voter cannot get inside the polling place, the voter may vote the ballot in a place that is as near s possible to the vote center and that is accessible to the physically handicapped. A precinct board worker will bring a ballot and marking device to that person and assist the voter in casting a ballot. Please see California Elections Code Section 14282 for further information. The California Elections Code is available at https://leginfo.legislature.ca.gov/.