City Clerk


The Riverside Charter designates the City Clerk as having charge of all City elections. As the Elections Official, the City Clerk processes nominations for Mayor and City Council candidates and accepts campaign finance filings.

The City Clerk also administers elections for ballot measures for City matters.

The Riverside Charter sets forth the number of elected officials for the City and their method of election. All are non-partisan positions serving four-year terms and may be re-elected without limit. The City of Riverside has eight elected officials including the Mayor and the seven members of the City Council. The City Clerk serves as the local elections official.

For further election information, contact the City Clerk’s Office at [email protected] or call 951-826-5557.