Election and Voter Information

The Paramount City Council consists of five members elected to serve four-year terms of office.  Each year, the five Councilmembers select one of their own to serve as Mayor.  Councilmembers must be registered voters of the City and their four-year terms of office alternate so that either two or three Councilmember seats are open in alternate election years.   Click HERE for City Council meeting information.

The City of Paramount conducts General Municipal Elections in March of even-numbered years to elect members to serve on the City Council.  The City Clerk is responsible for overseeing the administration of the City's General Municipal Election and elections are coordinated with the Los Angeles County Registrar Recorder/County Clerk’s Office.

Next Election:  March 3, 2020

The next City of Paramount General Municipal Election will be held on March 3, 2020 for three seats on the City Council.  Nomination papers and candidate packets will be available during the nomination period of November 12 through December 6, 2019Please contact the City Clerk’s Office to schedule an appointment at 562-220-2027 if you are interested in information about running for office.

Voter Information/Registration

The Los Angeles County Registrar Recorder/County Clerk is the primary source for voter registration and local election information, including sample ballots, voting by mail, early voting locations, and finding your polling place. Visit the Los Angeles County Registrar Recorder/County Clerk’s website to learn more.

To be eligible to vote in an election, you must register at least 15 days prior to the election date. Voter registration forms may be obtained from the Paramount’s City Clerk’s Office, the Office of the Los Angeles County Registrar Recorder/County Clerk, and post offices.

Click HERE to: Register to Vote or Check if You're Registered

Click HERE for: Frequently Asked Questions About Voter Registration 

Voting Solutions for All People

In 2020, Los Angeles County will transition from polling places to vote centers.  This new model will allow voters to cast a ballot at any vote center location in the County. 

To view a video explaining the process, please click here.