2020 General Municipal Election

The City Clerk serves as the Elections Official and is responsible for issuing and accepting candidate Nomination Papers and City Measures. 

The City of Menifee will hold a General Election on November 3, 2020 for the purpose of electing three City Council seats as: District 1, District 3, and Mayor at-large. Information regarding the 2020 Election will be listed below as it is updated. For specific election information, please contact City Clerk Sarah Manwaring at smanwaring@cityofmenifee.us, or (951) 672-6777.

Riverside County Registrar of Voters Public Comment Period



The Riverside County Registrar of Voters (ROV) has drafted a list of proposed Voter Assistance Center and Ballot Drop Off Locations that is available for review and public comment through September 13, 2020

  • Please submit public comments to rovweb@rivco.org  
  • To view the list of proposed locations please click here.  

Ballot Drop Off and Voter Assistance Center Voter Information



For the November 3, 2020 Election, Riverside County Registrar of Voters will be deploying a new election model. This will offer voters more ways and more days to vote safely. Each eligible registered voter for the November 3, 2020 General Election will receive a ballot by mail beginning Monday, October 5, 2020 in accordance with the Governor's Executive Order. Here is what you need to know about returning your ballot:

  • Turn in your Vote-By-Mail ballot to any of the County's 80 secure Ballot Drop-Off locations beginning October 5. The view a listed of Ballot Drop-Off Locations, Click Here.
  • Mail your Vote-By-Mail ballot via USPS, no postage required. Recommended to mail early.
  • Vote in person at any Riverside County Voter Assistance Center from October 31 - November 3. To view a list of the Voter Assistance Center locations, Click Here.
    • The Riverside County Registrar of Voters recommends that voters only use the in-person Voter Assistance Centers if absolutely necessary, as the generalized use of in-person voting presents risks to public health and safety in light of the COVID-19 pandemic.
    • Social distancing will be required when visiting a Voter Assistance Center
    • Face coverings are strongly encouraged
  • Check your Voter Status Here
  • Register to Vote Here
  • Track your ballot by Registering Here

General Election and Voter Information

Calendar of Events 
Filing Period for Nomination Papers and Candidate's Statements
  • Please schedule an appointment with the City Clerk to pull papers
July 13 through August 7
Extended Filing Period If Incumbent Fails to File August 12
Review Period for Candidate's Statements August 8 through August 17, OR
August 13 through August 24 (if filing period extended)
Primary Arguments Deadline, (Resolution No. 20-915) August 17 at 5:00 p.m.
Impartial Analysis, (Resolution No. 20-915) August 17 at 5:00 p.m.
Rebuttal Arguments, (Resolution No. 20-915) August 27 at 5:00 p.m.
Filing Period for Write-In Candidates
  • Please schedule an appointment with the City Clerk to pull papers
September 7 to October 20
Deadline to File Campaign Finance Statements - 1st Pre-Election September 24
Vote-By-Ballots Mailed to Registered Voters October 5
Last Day to Register to Vote October 20
Deadline to File Campaign Finance Statement - 2nd Pre-Election October 22
ELECTION DAY NOVEMBER 3, 2020

The Following Measure has Qualified for the November 3, 2020 Ballot.

MEASURE M:
Shall the measure repealing the voter-approved, locally-controlled Measure DD sales tax generating over $10,000,000 per year in local funding that cannot be taken by the state used to maintain Menifee 911 emergency response; school and police patrols; street and road repairs; traffic reduction; senior and youth programs; parks and other general services, be adopted?

See the full text of the Measure attached to 
Resolution No. 20-913.

To see the full text of the Impartial Analysis click here.​

To view the argument in favor of Measure M click here
To view the argument against Measure M click here.
To view the rebuttal argument in favor of Measure M click here.
To view the rebuttal argument against Measure M click here


The Following Candidates have Qualified for the November 3, 2020 Ballot.


District 1

District 3

Mayor At-Large


Historical Election Information