Last Chance: Vote in the General Municipal Election

Ballots at due at 8 p.m. on Tuesday.

Five candidates will vie for two slots on the Arcadia City Council on Tuesday, where voters will cast their ballots solely by mail for the first time in Arcadia history.

Mayor Gary Kovacic will seek re-election, while Councilman Roger Chambers is unable to run due to a city ordinance requiring councilmembers to take take a 2-year hiatus following two consecutive terms.

The other candidates include businessman and former Mayor John Wuo, retired businessman and 3-time City Council candidate , former school board member and Santa Anita Oaks Homeowners' Association President and local real estate developer and former Arcadia Association of Realtors President Henry Nuñez.

Ballots are due at the City Clerk's Office, 240 West Huntington Drive, by 8 p.m. If your ballot is late, it will not be counted.

*Special Notice for Mandarin Speakers: The mail-in ballots received by nearly 29,000 voters contained an error in its Chinese translation. Mandarin speakers were instructed to choose up to three candidates for just two open City Council seats.

The correct wording should read in Chinese: 競選市議會議員 最多選 二人.

Ballots that have more than two candidates checked will automatically be voided.

Anyone with questions should contact the City Clerk's office at (626) 574-5455.

Join Patch for our election Live Blog, which begins at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday.


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