The next general municipal election for the City of Big Bear Lake will be held on November 3, 2020, for two City Council seats – Districts 1 and 5. Districts 2, 3, and 4 will be voted upon in 2022.  Click here to determine which district you live in.

The nomination period for the November 2020 election is July 13, 2020 – August 7, 2020. It is only during this nomination period that candidates may be issued and file nomination papers. Nomination papers are issued by and filed with the City Clerk. Candidates must be over the age of 18 and a registered voter in the City of Big Bear Lake, at their current address in their respective district, to run for office. Candidates are nominated by and voted upon by registered voters in their district.

Please contact City Clerk Erica Stephenson at or call (909) 866-5832 to make an appointment to obtain the required candidacy forms.


Register to Vote

To register to vote for the upcoming election, please contact the  San Bernardino County Registrar of Voters at (909) 387-8300, or register online at


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