How to Run for Office

The next Fairfax General Municipal Election will be held November 5, 2019, when the voters of the Town of Fairfax will elect two members to the Town Council, a Town Treasurer, and a Town Clerk, each for a three-year term.

You must be a registered Fairfax Voter to be eligible to run for office.

Nomination papers for eligible candidates interested in filing for office may be obtained from the Town Clerk’s Office by appointment, beginning Monday, July 15, 2019, and file them with the Town Clerk no later than Friday, August 9, 2019 (which will be extended to August 14 if an incumbent fails to file). The Town charges a filing fee of $25. For more information or to schedule an appointment to obtain nomination papers, please contact the DeputyTown Clerk.

Register to vote

Hard copies of the voter registration form are available at Town Hall. Please visit the Marin County Elections website for more information.

Candidate Resources

Limitations and Restrictions on Gifts, Honoraria, Travel and Loans
FPPC Manual 2 – Local Candidates
Email Advice from FPPC – Phone: 1-866-275-3772

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