2018 General Election

CITY COUNCIL VACANCIES

The General Municipal Election will be held on Tuesday, November 6, 2018, for two (2) City Council Members for a full term of four years. 


According to the Secretary of State's randomized alphabet drawing, the candidates for City Council will appear on the ballot in the following order:


Lourdes Cruz

Carlos Rodriguez

Peggy Huang*

(*incumbent)

Binder with Candidate Handbook text

The filing period for Write-in Candidates is Monday, September 10, 2018 through Tuesday, October 23, 2018.


For additional information, please contact Marcia Brown, City Clerk at 714-961-7150 or send her an email.

Election Calendar

Date Event/Requirement
July 16 - August 10, 2018
5:00 p.m.
Nomination Filing Period
Nomination Papers (Elections Code 10220-10225, 104-106, 10407)
Statement of Economic Interests (Government Code §§87200, 87201, 87500f)
Candidate’s Statement (Elections Code §§13307, 13311)
August 10, 2018
5:00 p.m.
Deadline for Filing of Nomination Papers (Elections Code §§10220, 10224)
August 15, 2018
5:30 p.m.
Deadline Filing Nomination Papers - Extension (Elections Code §10225)
If an incumbent who is eligible does not run, the deadline will be extended to this date.
August 16, 2018 Order of Names on Ballot (Elections Code §13112)
September 27, 2018 Filing Deadline for First Pre-Election Campaign Expenditure Statements (Government Code §§84200.4, 84200.7, 84200.8, 84215e)
October 22, 2018 Voter Registration Closes (Elections Code §2107)
October 25, 2018 Filing Deadline for Second Pre-Election Campaign Statements 
(Government Code §§ 84200.8, 84215e)
August 8 - November 6, 2018 Late Contribution Report (FORM 497) (Government Code §§ 84203)
November 6, 2018 Election Day (Elections Code §10242)
December 6, 2018 Official Canvass of Returns (Elections Code §15372)
January 31, 2019 Campaign Expenditure Statements (Government Code §§84200, 84215e)

Political Sign Regulations

For clarification on the placement of temporary signs throughout the City, view the Temporary Sign Guidelines (PDF).