News Release, City of Irvine
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
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The filing period for non-incumbents for the offices of Mayor and Councilmember in the City of Irvine has been extended. Interested residents must file nomination papers for the General Municipal Election by the new deadline, Aug. 17, 2016, during normal business hours (7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.).
The filing period was extended beyond the initial Aug. 12, 2016, deadline because one or more incumbents failed to file nomination papers. The filing period for incumbents is now closed.
Any Irvine resident age 18 or older who is registered to vote, eligible to take the oath of office, and unless otherwise specifically provided, qualified to vote for the office, can file nomination papers. To file, visit the City Clerk’s Office, located on the 3rd floor of the Irvine Civic Center, 1 Civic Center Plaza. For more information, contact the City Clerk’s Office at 949-724-6205.
The General Municipal Election is Nov. 8. For information on the election and to register to vote, visit ocvote.org(link is external), or call the City of Irvine Election Hotline at 949-724-6159.
Since its incorporation in 1971, Irvine has become a nationally recognized city, with a population of 255,443, spans 66 square miles and is recognized as one of America’s safest and most successful master-planned urban communities. Top-rated educational institutions, an enterprising business atmosphere, sound environmental stewardship, and respect for diversity all contribute to Irvine’s enviable quality of life. This family-friendly city features more than 16,000 acres of parks, sports fields and dedicated open space and is the home of the Orange County Great Park – the first great metropolitan park of the 21st century. For more information, please visit cityofirvine.org.