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Posted on: July 18, 2018

[ARCHIVED] City of South Lake Tahoe Election

2018 Election

The City of South Lake Tahoe, in consolidation with the El Dorado County Elections Department, will be conducting an election on November 6, 2018 for the following elected positions: three (3) City Council Member seats, one (1) City Clerk seat and one (1) City Treasurer seat.


The filing period opens on Monday, July 16, 2018 at 9:00 AM and closes on Friday, August 10, 2018 at 5:00 PM.; however, if an incumbent fails to file his or her nomination papers by August 10, 2018, the filing period will be extended for five (5) days, ending on Wednesday, August 15, 2018 at 5:00 PM.


All interested persons must be a registered voter and reside within the City of South Lake Tahoe at the time nomination papers are issued.


City Councilmembers receive a monthly compensation in the amount of $1,042.97.  Councilmembers and dependents are also eligible for City medical/dental benefits and are enrolled in the California Public Employees Retirement System (PERS).


The City of South Lake Tahoe does not have a filing fee. However, there is a charge for candidates who wish to file and have printed a Candidate Statement in the sample ballot.  If a candidate chooses to submit a Candidate Statement for printing in the sample ballot, a fee of $500 for English and/or $596 for Spanish is required by the El Dorado County Elections Department.  


Nomination papers can be obtained at the City Clerk’s Office located at 1901 Airport Road, South Lake Tahoe, California.  Office hours are Monday through Friday, 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM. Please contact the City Clerk at (530) 542-6004 to schedule an appointment for filing.


The oath of office to newly elected Councilmembers will be administered at the Tuesday, December 11, 2018 City Council meeting.

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