Election Information

On the second Tuesday in November of every even-numbered year, the Los Angeles County Registrar-Recorder conducts elections for the City. At this election, Lawndale voters elect a Mayor, members of the City Council and a City Clerk, and may also vote on City measures. All City offices are non-partisan. Since the City's election is combined with the Statewide general election, Lawndale voters may also elect their representatives to Federal, State, County, and District offices, and may vote on other measures.

To be elected to a City office, a person must be a U.S. Citizen who is 18 years of age or older. Candidates must be Lawndale residents and registered to vote in Lawndale. State laws govern election campaigns. For further information, feel free to contact the City Clerk Department at (310) 973-3200.


NOVEMBER 5, 2024

The City of Lawndale's General Municipal Election will be held on Tuesday, November 5, 2024, for the following offices:

  • Mayor for a full-term of two (2) years
  • Two (2) City Council Members for a full term of four (4) years


 Notice of Election - Information forthcoming 

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Notice of Nominees - Information forthcoming 

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Candidates - Information forthcoming 

  • Candidate List

Campaign Disclosure Statements
Campaign Disclosure Statements can be found here.

Nomination Process
The nomination period for these offices begins on Monday, July 15, 2024, and closes on Friday, August 9, 2024, at 5:00 p.m. - an unless an incumbent does not file, then the nomination period for that office is extended to Wednesday, August 14, 2024.

2024 General Municipal Election Calendar



24-Hour Secure Ballot Drop-Off Box
The City hosts an official ballot drop-off box located at Hogan Park, 16605 Osage Avenue, Lawndale. The drop-box is a yellow and white metal container located on the sidewalk in front of the park’s entrance. Voters can return their ballots to this drop-box 24 hours a day, seven days a week during voting season, until 8 p.m. on the official voting day.

City Elected Officials

Elective offices are: 1) A Mayor whose term is two years, 2) four Councilmembers, each elected for four-year terms on a staggered schedule, and 3) a City Clerk whose term is four years.

Current Officials and Their Terms of Office

Office  Incumbents  Term Expiration
 Mayor  Robert Pullen-Miles  November 2024
 City Councilmember  Pat Kearney  November 2026
 City Councilmember  Bernadette Suarez  November 2026
 City Councilmember  Rhonda Hofmann Gorman  November 2024
 City Councilmember  Sirley Cuevas  November 2024
 City Clerk  Erica Harbison (Elected)  November 2026

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