Politics & Elections

Election season starts soon

THE 2022 LOCAL election season is about to begin (Shutterstock).

Beginning Monday, July 18, the City of Garden Grove will be accepting nomination papers for mayor, and three council member seats for Districts 1, 3, and 4, for the Nov. 8, 2022 election. 

These council seats are currently held by George Brietigam (District 1), Diedre Thu-Ha Nguyen (District 3) and Patrick Phat Bui (District 4). Steve Jones is mayor.

The deadline to file the completed paperwork is Friday, Aug. 12, 2022, at 5 p.m. Paperwork must be filed with the City Clerk’s Office at Garden Grove City Hall, at 11222 Acacia Parkway.

To be eligible, a candidate must be a United States citizen, at least 18 years of age by Election Day, and a registered voter. Mayoral candidates must be a resident of Garden Grove, and council member candidates must be a resident of their respective district.

Should any eligible incumbent not file by the deadline date of 5 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 12, the filing period for non-incumbent candidates only will be extended to Wednesday, Aug. 17, 2022, at 5 p.m.

Nomination papers are available beginning Monday, July 18, in the City Clerk’s Office at Garden Grove City Hall, at 11222 Acacia Parkway, by appointment only.

For more information on the election process or to schedule an appointment, please call Teresa Pomeroy, city clerk, at (714) 741-5040. Visit the city’s website at ggcity.org/city-clerk/election-information to find your district or to access the “Getting Started Now Guide” for candidates.


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