Municipal Election Information

Special Municipal Election - June 5, 2018

On Jan. 9, 2018, the City Council called for the holding of a Special Municipal Election, to be consolidated with the Statewide Direct Primary Election, on Tuesday, June 5, 2018 for the submission to the qualified voters a question related to Ordinance No. 17-08.

Notice of Election

Notice of Election - REVISED

關於贊成或反對市議案的論據

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AVISO SOBRE ELECCIÓN MUNICIPAL ESPECIAL

THÔNG BÁO VỀ CUỘC BẦU CỬ ĐỊA PHƯƠNG ĐẶC BIỆT 

Notice of Deadlines for Arguments

Notice to Voters - Deadline for Arguments - REVISED

關於贊成或反對市議案的論據提交市書記之截止日期的選民通告

시 서기관에게 시 법안에 대한 찬성론 또는 반대론을 제출할 수 있는 최종 날짜에 관한 유권자 공지

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THÔNG BÁO CHO CỬ TRI VỀ NGÀY MÀ SAU ĐÓ KHÔNG THỂ ĐỆ TRÌNH BIỆN LUẬN NÀO ỦNG HỘ HOẶC CHỐNG LẠI DỰ LUẬT THÀNH PHỐ CHO LỤC SỰ THÀNH PHỐ

Impartial Analysis

City Attorney's Impartial Analysis of Ordinance No. 17-08

Direct Arguments

Direct Argument in Favor of Adoption of Ordinance No. 17-08

Direct Argument Against Adoption of Ordinance No. 17-08

Documents Filed Date Due

Direct Arguments / Impartial Analysis

10-Day Public Review Period

February 13, 2018 (by 5:30 p.m.)

February 14-23, 2018

Rebuttal Arguments

10-Day Public Review Period

February 23, 2018 (by 5 p.m.)

February 24-March 5, 2018

Guidelines - Filing of Arguments

Direct Arguments - Form of Statement - In Favor Of

Direct Arguments - Form of Statement - Against

Direct Arguments - Authorization of Signers

Rebuttal Arguments - Form of Statement - Against

Rebuttal Arguments - Form of Statement - In Favor Of

Rebuttal Arguments - Authorization of Signers

Signature Statement

General Municipal Election - November 6, 2018

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.