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Municipal Elections
The City of Hemet is a general law city governed by a five-member City Council.  Members of the City Council and the City Treasurer are elected at large for a four-year term.  A Municipal Election is held on the first Tuesday, following the first Monday, in November of even-numbered years.  December of each year, the Council meets and chooses one of its members as Mayor and one as Mayor Pro Tem.  The Mayor is the presiding officer of the City Council Meetings.

The City Clerk serves as the Election Officer and is responsible for issuance and acceptance of nomination papers, city measures and the publications of necessary legal notices.  In addition, all campaign and conflict of interst filings required by the Fair Political Practices Commission are centralized in the City Clerk's Office.

In order to qualify as a candidate for a Member of the City Council or City Treasurer, an individual must be a registered voter and a resident of the City of Hemet.

The City of Hemet consolidates its Elections with the Riverside County Registrar of Voters.

The Next Municipal Election will be held in Hemet in 2016.

General election returns are available from the County Registrar of Voters.

Fair Political Practice Commission