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 question related to Ordinance No. 17-08 as follows:
- AMENDED BALLOT LABEL: "Shall Ordinance No. 17-08, approving zone text amendments to allow for a land exchange agreement that facilitates (a) the allocation of development previously planned for the Bake Parkway Site to property near the intersection of Pusan and Irvine Blvd, and (b) the development of the State-approved site for the Southern California Veterans Cemetery on strawberry fields located near the intersection of I-5 and Bake Parkway, be adopted?" (Measure B)
At the Feb. 27, 2018 City Council meeting, the City Council approved two additional ballot measures to be placed on the June 5, 2018 Special Municipal Election ballot as follows:
- “Shall the measure amending the Irvine City Charter to require at least a two-thirds vote of the total City Council membership in order to place City Council sponsored general or special tax proposals on a ballot for voter consideration, be adopted?" (Measure C)
- “Shall Section 1099 be added to the Irvine City Charter which benefits Irvine’s general fund and local taxpayers by requiring that no City procedures or requirements delay important revenue streams from development projects which provide a fiscal benefit to Irvine citizens, be adopted?” (Measure D)
For up-to-date election information, call the City of Irvine Election Hotline at 949-724-6159.
Notice of Election
Notice of Election - REVISED (SEE AMENDED BALLOT LABEL FOR MEASURE B ABOVE)
Ordinance No. 17-08 (Measure B)
Measure C: Requiring a 2/3 Vote of the City Council to Propose Taxes
NOTE: No direct argument against the proposed measure was filed.
Measure D: Prohibiting Voter Approval Requirements on Fiscally Beneficial Projects
Becoming a Poll Worker
The Orange County Registrar of Voters is in need of hundreds of poll workers throughout Orange County on Election Day from 6 a.m. to approximately 9:30 p.m. to serve as Inspectors and Clerks. Individuals must be registered to vote in the State of California or a Legal Permanent Resident to volunteer in Orange County. Poll workers earn $160 to serve as Inspectors, and $120 to serve as Clerks. Bilingual skills in Spanish, Vietnamese, Korean, Chinese, Farsi (Persian) and Tagalog are a plus. Click here to apply.
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.
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.
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.
- Candidate Handbook 2016
- Ballot Measures (2008-14)
- City Budget and Strategic Business Plan
- General Plan
- City of Irvine Municipal Code and Zoning Ordinance
- City Council Meeting Agendas and Minutes
- Orange County Great Park Board Meeting Agendas and Minutes
- City Clerk Office of Records and Information
- FPPC Campaign Forms
- Fair Political Practices Commission (FPPC) Campaign Manual 2
Register to Vote
Are you registered to vote? You must re-register if you:
- 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 allows a voter to submit their ballot for a given election by mail. To request a mail ballot be sent to you, 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.