Elections, Voter Registration & Resources

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The Lakewood City Council consists of five members elected to serve a four-year term. Each year in March, the City Council reorganizes, selecting one council member to serve as mayor and another as vice mayor.

Learn about the By-District Elections

Pursuant to California Elections Code §10403.5(e), the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors has approved the City of Lakewood request to consolidate and hold its general municipal election on the same day as the statewide general election.

More information may be obtained by calling the City Clerk’s Office at 562-866-9771.

Go to the City Council Meetings page

Los Angeles County Registrar of Voters

The Los Angeles County Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk's office is located at 12400 Imperial Highway in Norwalk. Their normal office hours are Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. For additional information, call 800-815-2666. Lakewood’s city clerk is an added resource at 562-866-9771, extension 2200.

Voter information/registration

For Lakewood residents, the Los Angeles County Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk is the primary source for voter registration and local election information.

The county’s lavote.net website reminds voters they must update their voter registration any time they change their address or their name. Voter registration forms are available online and at many public facilities like Lakewood City Hall, Lakewood libraries and fire stations.

Residents can expect to receive sample ballots/voter information guides in the mail three to six weeks prior to elections. They can also find them online at lavote.net.

For a specific search of your voter record, visit lavote.net/vrstatus/ and be prepared to enter your last name, birthdate, house number and zip code and then press “Search.” For assistance with voter registration, please call (800) 815-2666.

The California Secretary of State election site also offers a voter registration form and links to many of the above county items. The site contains additional information on candidates and initiatives from a statewide viewpoint.

Click here for voter registration information.