July 18 – August 12, 2016 Filing period for Nomination Papers and Candidate’s Statements. All candidates for City Council will file these documents with the Santa Clarita City Clerk.
 August 1, 2016 Semi-Annual Campaign Disclosure Statement (Form 460) due to Santa Clarita City Clerk no later than 5:30 pm.
 August 13 – August 17, 2016 Extension of filling period should one or more incumbents fail to file their nomination papers by 5:00 pm on August 12, 2016. During this five-day extended filing period any registered voter who resides in the City, with the exception of the incumbent election official(s), may file nomination papers up with the Santa Clarita City Clerk until the close of business on August 17, 2016 at 5:30 pm.
 August 17, 2016 Deadline for candidates to provide the Santa Clarita City Clerk with all candidate ballot designations and candidate statements for approval and transmittal to the Los Angeles County Registrar Recorder.
 August 18, 2016 The Secretary of State will determine the order of names as they will appear on the ballot.
 November 8, 2016 Election Day.