News Flash


Posted on: July 7, 2022


The Nomination Period is Monday, July 18, 2022, through Friday, August 12, 2022.

Candidate Eligibility Information:

  •   Unless otherwise specifically provided, no person is eligible to be elected or appointed to an elective office unless that person is a registered voter and otherwise qualified to vote for that office at the time that nomination papers are issued to the person or at the time of the person’s appointment. (§24001, Gov. C.; §201, EL. C.) 
  •   Citizen of the United States. 
  •   A registered voter in the City of Shafter at the time nomination papers are issued. (§36502, 36503 G.C.). 
  •   18 years of age or older. 
  •   A person is not eligible to hold an elected position unless he or she is a registered voter and resides within the boundaries of the City of Shafter at the time Nomination Papers are issued to the candidate and throughout the entire term of office. 

The City requests all members of the public be seen by appointment only. The City Clerk’s office is open from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, and closed for lunch from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. For further information contact (661) 746-5012 or by e-mail at:

Council Elections Social Media Graphic 2022

Facebook Twitter Email

Other News in Home


Posted on: July 7, 2022