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Phone: (310) 458-8211
Fax: (310) 394-2962
1685 Main Street, Room 102
PO Box 2200
Santa Monica, CA 90407
or to email Sarah P. Gorman, CMC

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City Clerk / Department of Records and Election Services

SarahThe City Clerk's Office welcomes you to explore the resources available on this website.

Very truly yours,

Sarah P. Gorman
City Clerk, CMC

The City of Santa Monica's Department of Records and Election Services (City Clerk's Department) is charged with administering municipal elections, preparing City Council meeting agendas and minutes, maintaining the City's legislative records, Municipal Code and City's Records Management Program, and operating the City's Mail Center and Print Shop. In 2014, the Department also became a United States Passport Acceptance Facility. The City Clerk is the Custodian of the City's seal, acts as the Filing Officer for campaign and economic interest statements, as required by the State's Political Reform Act, and is the Clerk to the City Council and attends all Council meetings. The City Clerk is appointed by and reports to the Council.

Election Information

The next General Municipal Election will be on Tuesday, November 1, 2016.

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Upcoming Council Meetings

May 5 (Special)
May 12
May 14 (Special)
May 26 (Cancelled)
May 27 (Special)
May 28 (Special)


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