Election Information

Presidential Primary Election - March 3, 2020

The Presidential Primary Election will be held on Tuesday, March 3, 2020. Click here for election information.

Ballot Drop Boxes are NOW OPEN! See chart below under "WHERE can you vote in person?" to find a Ballot Drop Box location near you.

New Voting Options for the 2020 Primary

The 2020 elections will give voters more choices on where and when to vote. The chart below summarizes all the major changes.

  NEW IN 2020 OLD SYSTEM
WHERE can you vote in person?

There are now 188 fully staffed Vote Centers. You can vote at any one of them!

Find in-person locations at: ocvote.com/votecenter

There are 110 ballot drop box locations. You can use a drop box to drop off your ballot between February 3 and March 3, 2020.

Find locations at ocvote.com/dropbox

To vote in person, you had to go to a single designated location.
WHEN can you vote in person?

Election Day lasts 11 days!

You can vote at any Orange County Vote Center anytime between February 22 and March 3, 2020.

Election Day only.
WHO can vote by mail?

Every voter will now receive a mail ballot.

Save time and vote at home by using your vote-by-mail ballot, or vote in person at any Orange County Vote Center anytime between February 22 and March 3, 2020.

You only received a mail ballot if you requested one.

No Party Preference Voters

If you are a No Party Preference voter, you have three options:

Nonpartisan

Democratic

American Independent

Libertarian

Republican

Green

Peace and Freedom

If you do not want to vote for any political parties, do nothing and you will receive a nonpartisan ballot, which will have:
  • Candidates for voter-nominated and nonpartisan offices
  • Ballot measures, if applicable
If you want to vote for the above parties, you can select the party ballot at a Vote Center, or to vote by mail, request a ballot at ocvote.com/npp. If you want to vote for the above parties, you must re-register to vote with that party by February 18.

 

To register to vote online, visit registertovote.ca.gov.

 

For additional election information, contact the Orange County Registrar of Voters at 714-567-7600 or visit ocvote.com.

General Municipal Election - November 3, 2020

The General Municipal Election will be held on Tuesday, November 3, 2020 for the election of Mayor and two 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 6, 2018 Official Election Results: Irvine  County  State

Special Municipal Election - June 5, 2018

June 5, 2018 Official Election Results: County  State

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.

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 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.

Campaign Committees and Candidate Filings

A list current campaign disclosure filers and political action committees, and campaign statements filed after January 1, 2014, are available online by here. Copies of campaign statements filed prior to January 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.