Election, Voter and Initiative Information

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 March 3, 2020 Special Municipal Election Ballot Measure

 "Proposed Transactions (Sales) and Use Tax"

Ballot Measure Question:
 "Shall the ordinance establishing a three-quarter (0.75%) local sales tax (transaction and use tax) that will raise   approximately $9.7 million annually for the City's General Fund until ended by voters and establishing an Oversight   Committee, be adopted?"

Ballot Measure Documents:

Argument in Favor

Argument in Opposition

Rebuttal to Argument in Favor

Rebuttal to Argument Against

City Attorney's Impartial Analysis

Notice to Voters of Date After Which No Arguments For or Against a City Measure May Be Submitted to the City   Clerk  (Passed by Resolution 2019-97 on 12/03/2019)

Resolution No. 2019-94

Resolution No. 2019-95

Resolution No. 2019-96

Resolution No. 2019-97

Call to the City Council for a Special Election on March 3, 2020 - December 03, 2020

Request to County to Verify Signatures (October 9, 2019)

Letter of Sufficiency (October 28, 2019)

Filing of Notice of Intent to Circulate Petition/Proposed Ordinance (July 11, 2019)

Ballot Title & Summary as Prepared by City Attorney (July 18, 2019)

Filing by Proponent Proof of Publication and Posting Affidavit (July 23, 2019) 




Help your community serving as a Pollworker. Call (800) 815-2666, option 7, or log on to http://www.lavote.net/

West Covina General Municipal Elections are consolidated with the County of Los Angeles. Elections are held on the first Tuesday after the first Monday in November of even-numbered years starting in 2018.

(Note: Previously, City of West Covina elections were held in odd-numbered years.)

POLITICAL SIGN POLICY - Ordinance No. 2332 (Adopted March 6, 2018)


November 6. 2018 Certified Election Results are in.

For Certification, click here.

For results, click here

How and Where to Register

You may register to vote by completing a registration-by-mail form. In West Covina these forms are available at: 

  • West Covina City Clerk's Office
  • West Covina Library
  • West Covina Post Office

Voter information and/or registration forms can be obtained at the Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk (RR/CC) Norwalk headquarters and all RR/CC district offices. The Registrar Recorder/County Clerk general information telephone numbers are (562) 466-1310 or (800) 481-VOTE (8683), or at http://www.lavote.net/

You may register to vote if your are a citizen of the United States and you will be at least 18 years of age at the time of the next election. You must register at least 15 days before an election to be eligible to vote in that election. 

Where Do I Vote?

Use the following link to locate your polling place:
Los Angeles County Registrar Recorder


You must re-register to vote if you have moved, changed your name or wish to change your political party affiliation. The deadline to re-register is 15 days prior to the next election. 

Voting Language Preferences

Los Angeles County is currently required to provide the following language assistance to voters in addition to English: Chinese, Hindi, Japanese, Khmer, Korean, Spanish, Tagalog/Filipino, Thai and Vietnamese.  For more information on the County Multilingual Services Program click here.

Bilingual Assistance Hotline:  1-800-481-8683

Absentee Voting

Official Sample Ballot booklets include a printed absentee voter application on the back cover page. 
  • Voters who wish to vote by absentee ballot must submit a written request for a ballot no later than 7 days prior to election day. If you will be unable to vote in person on election day, promptly complete and sign the application for an absentee ballot and return it to: 

    P.O. BOX 30450
    LOS ANGELES, CA 90030-0450

  • A letter request is acceptable if it identifies the election for which a ballot is being requested, contains the voter's name and signature, registered address and the address to which the ballot should be mailed.

  • The signature of each person asking for an absentee ballot is required in order to verify the legitimacy of the application.

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