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 City Clerk/Elections Official
   Address: 6707 Third Street
   Telephone: (209) 863-7198 
      Hours: 7:30 am - 5:30 pm
    Closed alternating Fridays               View new schedule    
The City Clerk serves as the City's Elections Official responsible for meeting the legal requirements in conducting an election and assists candidates in meeting their legal responsibilities in running for office.
The City Council of Riverbank consists of five members elected at-large by its voters during its General Municipal Elections.  Elections occur during staggered even years, which coincides with the Statewide General Elections.  Riverbank's voters elect two Council Members during one even-year election and then elect the Mayor and two Council Members the following even-year election.  The City of Riverbank may contract with the Stanislaus County Registrar of Voters (209) 525-5200, for election services such as for ballots, voting, Polls procedures, vote tabulation, and preparation of the official canvass. 
The 2014 General Municipal Election will be held on Tuesday, November 4th for the offices of two (2) Council Member seats (four-year terms).  The incumbents of those seats are Councilmember Cal Campbell and Councilmember Leanne Jones Cruz.  2014 Candidate information will be forthcoming.
CAMPAIGN FINANCING:  The Fair Political Practices Commission (FPPC) administers the Political Reform Act which are the regulations that governs several aspects of running for and holding office.  Monies received or spent by a Candidate or Committee must meet FPPC reporting requirements.
2014 EVENT
July 14 - Aug 8  
Nomination Filing Period (Appointment required): Riverbank Registered Voters interested in running for office must make an appointment with the City Clerk to obtain and file candidate papers during normal business hours. 
Aug 6
Posting Campaign Signs: Candidates may begin posting campaign signs (refer to Political Sign Ordinance for all requirements).
Oct 20
Last Day to Register to Vote:  A registration form is available at the City Clerk's Office or at the Stanislaus County Registrars Office, or register on-line with the California Secretary of State by clicking on the "Register to Vote" button provide on this page.
Nov 4
Polls are open from 7:am to 8:pm.
DISCLAIMER:  The information contained in these pages was valid at the time of publication.  The City Clerk/Elections Official reserves the right to modify, update, change, or make improvements at any time, without notice, and assumes no liability for damages incurred directly or indirectly as a result of errors, omissions, or discrepancies.

 Register to Vote

         Secretary of State - Register to Vote

 Where do I go to vote?

 Other Useful Sites

  Candidate Frequently Asked Questions
  FPPC (Fair Political Practices Commission)
  Stanislaus County Registrar of Voters
  California Secretary of State's Office
  Elected Officials List
  Time off to Vote
  Voter Bill of Rights