Election Information

The City's next General Municipal Election is November 6, 2018 for two City Council seats currently held by Richard Balocco and Dana Reed. The nomination period to run for City Council is July 16 through August 10, 2018. Please contact the City Clerk at 760/ 346-2489 to set up an appointment to receive nomination papers.

Qualified Candidates:

    Richard Balocco

    Dana Reed 

2018 Election Notices:

Indian Wells Hotel Tax Rate Adjustment Measure

Medida de Ajuste de la Tasa de Impuesto de Hoteles de Indian Wells

Nominees for Public Office

Candidate Information

City of Indian Wells:
Instructions for candidates
Candidate's committee
Resolution calling election
Political Activities Policy at IW Golf Resort
Political sign regulations
Past election results

Registrar of Voters:
Services to candidates
Campaign practices
Election calendar for candidates
Vote by Mail ballots
Voter registration information
Application to purchase registration information - Return to City Clerk or Registrars Office 
Secretary of State Ballot Designation Regulations

Fair Political Practices Commission (FPPC):
FPPC Local Candidate Manual No. 2
FPPC campaign filing deadlines
FPPC campaign filing documents (Forms 501, 410, 460, 470, 497)
FPPC Form 700
FPPC advertising requirements and restrictions
FPPC candidate toolkit - getting started
FPPC fact sheets
Recent changes to the Political Reform Act

League of California Cities:
A Guide to the Ralph M. Brown Act

Important Websites