The City of Yorba Linda is a General Law City, governed by a five-member City Council who is elected at-large, and each hold a four-year term. A person is ineligible to hold office as a member of the City Council if that person has served in the office for three full terms.
General municipal elections are held on the first Tuesday of November in all even-numbered years. The City Clerk serves as the Elections Officer and is responsible for the issuance and acceptance of nomination papers, City Measures and the publication of all legal notices. All campaign and conflict of interest filings required by the Fair Political Practices Commission are centralized in the City Clerk's Office.
To be eligible to hold office as a City Council Member, a person must be 18 years old and a registered voter residing within the boundaries of the City of Yorba Linda. All necessary forms are available from the City Clerk on the opening date of the nomination period (113 days prior to the municipal election).
For more specific qualifications and filing deadlines, please contact the City Clerk's Office by calling 714-961-7150 or by visiting City Hall during regular business hours.
County Registrar of Voters Services
For more information on elections, such as registering to vote, verifying your voter information, or finding your polling location, visit the Orange County Registrar of Voters.