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General Municipal Election Information
General Municipal Elections are held in the City of Irvine on the first Tuesday following the first Monday in November of even-numbered years. The next General Municipal Election will be held Tuesday, November 8, 2016. Other municipal elections or special elections may be called from time to time by the City Council.

The City Council is made up of a Mayor and four Councilmembers, for a total of five members. 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.

The November 8, 2016 Election will be held to elect a Mayor and two members of the City Council.
These positions are elected by Irvine citizens at large. The offices of Mayor and City Council are non-partisan.

Register to Vote

Are you registered to vote? You must re-register if you:
  • Move
  • Change your name
  • Change your party affiliation

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

A list current campaign disclosure filers and political action committees, and campaign statements filed after January 1, 2014, are available online by hereCopies 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.

General Municipal Election Results - November 4, 2014

For Mayoral / City Council candidates, click here.
For Measures V and W, click 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.