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The City Clerk conducts all regular and special elections, including processing and certifying citizen-generated petitions. The City Clerk, as the Elections Official, is also the point of contact for keeping candidates, the public, and staff informed during the election process.

On this page you will find information on the following subjects:

More information on the City's districts for City Councilmember seats.

City of Monterey Contribution Limits:
  MCC Section 2-1.05(c)(1):
Contribution by person or committee
MCC Section 2-1.05(c)(5):
Anonymous Contribution
Nov. 14, 2019 - June 30, 2021
(Ordinance 3602)
$500.00 $25.00
Effective July 1, 2021
3.8 % CPI Increase*
SF Area April 2021 (PDF)
$520.00 $30.00

* Consumer Price Index ( increase applied pursuant to Monterey City Code Sec. 2-1.05(c)(6).   

You may register to vote online at the Secretary of State's voter registration website. Paper voter registration forms can be requested by calling Monterey County Elections at (831) 796-1499.

Check your voter registration status online at the Secretary of State's voter registration status website, or by calling Monterey County Elections at (831) 796-1499.


No private party signs may be mounted, erected, maintained, or displayed on City of Monterey property or in the right-of-way except as authorized in Table 31-1 of Chapter 31 of the Monterey City Code. For regulations regarding temporary private party ground-mounted signs, please refer to Chapter 31 of Monterey City Code.

Sign Questions? Contact City of Monterey Planning Dept.: (831) 646-3885  

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