2018 General Election

preliminary election results

The General Election was held on Tuesday, November 6, 2018. Two Yorba Linda City Council seats were up for for election with the top two vote-getters slated to win those seats. Preliminary results of the Yorba Linda City Council election project the following outcome:

  • Peggy Huang
  • Carlos Rodriguez


The Orange County Registrar of Voters will continue to tabulate ballots and will provide the City with certified election results in the coming weeks. Certified results will be posted to the Latest News section of the City website.


Newly elected City Council members will be sworn in for a four-year term at the Tuesday, December 4 City Council Meeting. The Mayor and Mayor Pro-Tem will also be appointed at this meeting. For additional information, please contact the City Clerk's Office at 714-961-7150.

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).