The window of opportunity for residents interested in running for Lake Elsinore or Wildomar public office in the Nov. 6 General Election is set to open.
The candidate filing period begins July 16 and closes Aug. 10 at 5 p.m. The month-long window applies to incumbents as well.
In Lake Elsinore, three seats on the city council are up for election. The terms for council members Bob Magee, Melissa Melendez and Peter Weber are set to expire this year. Melendez will not be seeking reelection as s
Lake Elsinore City Treasurer Allen Baldwin’s term also expires, so that seat is up for election as well.
In Wildomar, two seats on city council are up for election. Terms for council members Bob Cashman and Bridgette Moore are set to expire this year.
Council member terms in both cities are four years, but incumbents may seek reelection. The Lake Elsinore City Treasurer seat is also a four-year term and the incumbent may seek reelection.
For more information about filing paperwork for these public offices, contact the respective city clerks or the Riverside County Registrar of Voters:
Lake Elsinore City Clerk Virginia Bloom – (951) 674-3124 ext. 269 or 262
Wildomar City Clerk Debbie Lee – (951) 677-7751 ext. 214
Riverside County Registrar of Voters – (951) 486-7200 or 800-773-8683