The city of Universal City will have six candidates for City Council and one candidate for mayor on the May 4 ballot.

The details

Applications for a place on the May ballot closed Feb. 16. Universal City will have three City Council seats and the mayor seat up for election.

City Council is composed of six at-large positions, meaning any resident in the city can fill the seat.

In the election, voters will select three of the six candidates, and the top three vote getters will be sworn in following the canvassing of votes.

Tom Maxwell is the only applicant who filed for the mayor position. Mayor John Williams did not file an application, according to the city website.

City Council candidates who have applied for a place on the ballot include:
  • Bernard Rubal
  • Lori Putt
  • Paul Najarian
  • Richard Edwards
  • Phil Vaughan
  • Nick Ferguson
Of the council candidates, Najarian and Vaughan are incumbents. Steven Buck did not apply for re-election.

Additional information about Universal City elections can be found here.