Notice That There Are Not More Candidates Than Offices To Be Elected
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that pursuant to California Elections Code § 10229 relating to the General Municipal Election in the City of Desert Hot Springs, to be held on Tuesday, November 8, 2022:
As of the close of the nomination period on August 11, 2022, there are not more candidates than offices to be elected for District 1.
The person(s) so nominated is: Gary Gardner (4-Year Term)
That Elections Code § 10229 allows one of the following courses of action to be taken by the City Council:
1) Appoint to the office the person who has been nominated.
2) Appoint to the office any eligible voter, if no one has been nominated.
3) Hold the election, if either no one or only one person has been nominated.
This notice of these facts will be posted on August 17, 2022, pursuant to § 6061 of the Government Code. After the fifth day following the date of posting, the City Council may hold a Special Meeting prior to, or on August 25, 2022, to either make the appointment or direct an election to be held. The person appointed, if any, shall qualify and take office and serve exactly as if elected at a municipal election for the office.
If by the 75th day (August 25, 2022) before the municipal election, no person has been appointed to the office pursuant to (1) or (2) above, the election shall be held.
If the City Council makes an appointment pursuant to Elections Code § 10229 the City Clerk shall not accept for filing any statement of write-in candidacy which is submitted after the appointment is made.
/s/ Jerryl Soriano, CMC
City Clerk, City of Desert Hot Springs