Long Beach voters could soon be asked to change the city’s charter again to realign the city’s elections with the state and county’s schedule after a court ruling last year put charter cities like Long Beach back in control of when local elections happen.
As the dust settles on the 2020 general election, one thing is clear in Long Beach: Political action committees, or PACs, and unions raised and spent significant amounts of money to support candidates in this election cycle.
Ovalle said in a press release he wants to reinforce the city’s public safety network and fight for environmental health and safety.
As we move into another election season, be assured it won’t be politics as usual from the Long Beach Post.
The new ordinance would revise election dates to be held on first Tuesday after the first Monday in March—the state recently revised its primary date, moving it up to make it more relevant in presidential election cycles—and the first Tuesday in November.
The Long Beach municipal election is still months away but four races officially ended Tuesday night as the city council voted to adopt a resolution that will appoint four incumbents to office who were poised to run unopposed.