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Notice of Election: November 6, 2018

Voter Information

Registering to Vote
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Vote by Mail
See the Vote by Mail information on the Riverside County Registrar of Voters website.

The candidate nomination period closed. Wednesday, August 15. Here is the Qualified Candidate Log.

A General Municipal Election will be held in the City of Moreno Valley on Tuesday, November 6, 2018, for the following officers and measure:

  • City Wide - Mayor – Full Two-Year Term
  • District 2: Council Member – Full Four-Year Term
  • District 4: Council Member – Full Four-Year Term
    Local Moreno Valley Commercial Cannabis Activity Tax. Shall an ordinance be adopted maintaining safe, clean public areas/improving local services including neighborhood police patrols, fire, 911 response; gang, youth violence prevention, after-school programs; combat robberies/burglaries; repair potholes; unrestricted general revenue purposes; by establishing a tax not exceeding 8% of gross receipts /$15 per square foot for cultivation, generating approximately $2,200,000 annually until ended by voters, with independent audits, public review, all funds used locally?

See the Notice of Election for details.

Voting Information

Here you can find information about registering to vote, voting by mail, and polling places.

Candidates & Political Committees

For more information about this election and voting in Riverside County, check the Riverside Registrar of Voters website:

If you would like to consider running for office in the City of Moreno Valley, or if you would like to learn more about the process, see the City of Moreno Valley Candidate Information Packet.

Mayoral Candidates

Click on the name to view the forms.

Council District 2 Candidates

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Active Political Action Committees

California Coalition for Jobs, Prosperity, and Environmental Justice, Supporting Thornton and Holt for Moreno Valley City Council District 2 in 2018, Committee Major Funding from Highland Fairview Operating Company

Californians for Honesty and Integrity and Elections, Opposing the Recall of Baca for Moreno Valley City Council District 1 in 2018 and Supporting the Recall of Marquez for Moreno Valley City Council District 3 in 2016, Committee Major Funding From Highland Fairview Operating Co.

City Employee Voter Awareness Committee Moreno Valley City Employees

Recall Victoria Baca Moreno Valley Councilmember 2018