General Municipal Election Information

The next General Municipal Election will be held Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018 to elect a Mayor and two of four members of the City Council. These positions are elected by Irvine citizens at large and are non-partisan. The Mayor serves a term of two years, while City Councilmembers each serve a term of four years. The terms of the Councilmembers are staggered.

General Municipal Election Results - November 8, 2016

For Mayor/City Council, click here.

For Orange County results, click here.

For Statewide results, click here.

Election Hotline

For election information, call the Election Hotline at 949-724-6159; Monday-Thursday 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. and Friday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

2016 Irvine Candidates Forum Video

Additional Resources

Register to Vote

Are you registered to vote? You must re-register if you:

  • Move
  • Change your name
  • Change your party affiliation here

Online registration and other voter registration information, including how to vote by mail, is available by clicking here. Registration forms are also available at City Hall, community centers, post offices and libraries. To request a form by mail, please contact the City Clerk's Office at 949-724-6205 or the Orange County Registrar of Voters at 714-576-7600.

Vote-By-Mail

Vote-by-mail allows a voter to submit their ballot for a given election by mail. To request a mail ballot be sent to you, click here.

Election Volunteer (Poll Worker) Opportunities

To find out more about volunteer opportunities on Election Day, including information on how to become a Poll Worker, click here.

Student Poll Worker Program

In 1996 the California State Legislature amended election law to allow high school students to serve as poll workers on Election Day, which gives students hands-on experience with the voting process. For more information about the Student Poll Worker Program, click here.

Campaign Committees and Candidate Filings

A list current campaign disclosure filers and political action committees, and campaign statements filed after Jan. 1, 2014, are available online by here. Copies of campaign statements filed prior to Jan. 1, 2014 are available in the City Clerk's Office during normal business hours.  Additional information on campaign financing is available by clicking here.

Municipal Election History

To view Municipal Election results, including a history of ballot measure questions as they appeared on each ballot, voter registration data, and a listing of all elected Mayors and Councilmembers, click here.