November 8, 2022, Municipal Election

The next regularly scheduled election is November 8, 2022, for the offices of Mayor, Council District 1, Council District 4, City Clerk, and City Treasurer. Please note that the office of Mayor, City Clerk and City Treasurer are at-large. 

Council District's 2 and 3 will be vote upon in 2024. 

Click here to find which district you live in. 

Nomination Period

Monday, July 18 through Friday, August 12 at 5:00 p.m.*

The City Clerk's Office is normally closed on Fridays, however, will remain open from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Friday, August 12 for the official close of the nomination period. Appointments are requested.

*Nomination period will be extended to 5:00 p.m. on August 17, 2022, if an incumbent fails to file nomination papers by the August 12 deadline.

Additional information on the process will be available on this page prior to the nomination period opening.

For specific questions, please contact the City Clerk's Office at (909) 350-6743.

Candidates and Campaigns 

Please be advised that before any campaign funds are solicited or expended in connection with an election, the candidate and committee treasurer should become familiar with the various campaign disclosure forms applicable to the type of campaign or committee involved. 

Forming a Committee and What Forms to Use 

Below is a list of different types of committees and what forms to use to open up a committee. 

Candidate Controlled Committee Forms 

Campaign Disclosure Manual 2 

Required Forms to file before campaign funds are solicited or expended less than $2,000: 

Form 501 - Candidate Intention Statement 

Form 470 - Officeholder and Candidate Campaign Statement

Required Forms to file before campaign funds are solicited or expended more than $2,000:

Form 501 - Candidate Intention Statement

Form 410 - Campaign Statement of Organization

Form 460 - Consolidated Campaign Disclosure Form 

Responsibilities for Fontana's City Clerk's Office

  • Serves as Election Official over Local Elections
  • Initiate the Calling of Local Elections
  • Candidate/Nomination Filing & Qualification Process
  • Management and Verification of Ballot Material
  • Fair Political Practices Commission (FPPC) Election Filings
  • Election Notices Creation/Publication
  • Certificates of Election

Responsibilities for the San Bernardino County Registrar of Voters

  • Establish and Staff Polling Locations
  • Assign Letter Designations
  • Official Sample Ballot Booklet
  • Precinct Maps, Registers & Street Maps
  • Translations and Multilingual Ballot Material
  • Vote-By-Mail Ballots
  • Election Tally and Semi-Official Election Results
  • Canvass Election Results