City of Vernon California


Vernon General Municipal Elections

The City of Vernon holds regular elections for Council Members on the second Tuesday of April each year. One seat is filled each year and Council members serve five-year terms, for no more than two terms.

The next regular election will be held on Tuesday, April 14, 2020, to elect one Council Member and to vote on two ballot measures:

  • Measure U - a Charter amendment regarding selection of the Mayor and Mayor Pro Tem; and
  • Measure V - a sales tax measure

    The nomination period begins on December 23, 2019 at 7:00 a.m. and closes on January 21, 2020, at 5:30 p.m. If an incumbent fails, the deadline will be extended to January 27, 2020, at 5:30 p.m. Please note, City Hall is closed December 24, 25, and 31, 2019 and January 1 and 20, 2020.

This is an all-mail ballot election. Voted ballots must be returned by 8:00 p.m. on April 14, 2020.  Those post marked on or before the day of the election will be accepted until mail delivery three days following Election Day.

Arguments for and against the ballot measure are due by December 17 and rebuttals are due December 30, 2019. The 10-day public examination period begins immediately following each deadline.

If you have questions, please contact the Office of the City Clerk at (323) 583-8811, Ext. 546 or at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  

April 14, 2020 General Municipal Election Notices

Notice of Nominees for Public Office

Resolution No. 2019-53 Calling the Election
Resolution No. 2019-54 Requesting County Services
Notice of Election
Notice regarding Arguments and Rebuttals
Impartial Analysis - Measure U Charter Amendment regarding selection of Mayor and Mayor Pro Tem
Impartial Analysis - Measure V Transactions and Use 
Argument in Favor of Measure U
Argument in Favor of Measure V

Candidate Information

How do I run for Vernon City Council? FAQs 

Voter Information


Election Results – Past Elections


Election Date  Election Type Resolution Declaring Results
Tuesday, October 15, 2019 Special Municipal Resolution No. 2019-48
Tuesday, April 09, 2019 General Municipal Resolution No. 2019-09
Tuesday, April 10, 2018 General Municipal Resolution No. 2018-12
Tuesday, April 11, 2017 General Municipal Resolution No. 2017-14
Tuesday, April 12, 2016 General Municipal Resolution No. 2016-17
Tuesday, April 14, 2015 General Municipal Resolution No. 2015-19
Tuesday, February 17, 2015 Special Municipal Resolution No. 2015-09
Tuesday, April 08, 2014 General Municipal Resolution No. 2014-11
Tuesday, April 09, 2013 General Municipal Resolution No. 2013-43
Tuesday, September 18, 2012 Special Municipal Resolution No. 2012-201
Tuesday, June 05, 2012 Special Municipal Resolution No. 2012-200
Tuesday, April 10, 2012 General Municipal Resolution No. 2012-51
Tuesday, November 22, 2011 Special Municipal Resolution No. 2012-04
Tuesday, November 08, 2011 Special Municipal Resolution No. 2012-04