Election Overview

The following information is provided as an overview of the election process for a seat on the City Council of the City of San Marino.  The City of San Marino conducts its General Municipal Election in November of odd-numbered years (set by Ordinance No. O-10-1239).  Elections are consolidated with the county and are held on the first Tuesday, following the first Monday in November of odd numbered years.  Terms are staggered so that three seats are available during one election cycle and two seats are available during the next cycle.
Note:  The next San Marino General Municipal Election will take place on November 7, 2017.


The term of office is four years.

Candidates for Office

The candidates for City Council are:

  • Dr. Hai-Sou Chen
  • Susan Jakubowski
  • Scott Kwong  
  • Calvin Lo 
  • Gretchen Shepherd Romey 
  • Eugene Sun 
  • Ken Ude 

Important Voter Information

  • October 9 through October 31, 2017 – Voters may request Vote-by-Mail Ballots from the County Registrar-Recorder’s office
  • October 23, 2017 – Last day to register to vote in the November 7, 2017 General Municipal Election
If you would like additional information, please contact the City Clerk.

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