The City Clerk is responsible for administering special and general municipal elections in accordance with the California Elections Code.

General Municipal Elections

General municipal elections are held on the same day as statewide general elections, on the first Tuesday after the first Monday in November of each even-numbered year.

2018 General Election Information

The City of Arcata will be holding a general municipal election on Tuesday, November 6. The official notice of election can be viewed here. More information can be found here.

  • 2018 City Council Candidate information can be found here.
  • Click here for more information regarding the McKinley statue. The complete text for McKinley statue ballot Measure M can also be found here.
  • Information on Humboldt County Measure O can be found here.