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General Municipal Election 2018
Welcome to the City of Placentia General Municipal Election page. The following information is provided to guide voters and potential candidates through the election process.
The City’s General Municipal Election is held on the first Tuesday, following the first Monday, in November of each even-numbered year. The candidates receiving the highest number of votes shall be elected. The City Clerk is the local elections official and coordinates with the County of Orange to conduct the municipal elections.

The term of office for members of the City Council shall be four (4) years, or in the case of an appointment or election to an unexpired term of office, the term of office shall be equal to the unexpired term of office. No person shall serve more than three (3) consecutive terms of office as a member of the City Council, including any portion of an unexpired term of office to which such person has been appointed or elected. In addition to the members of the City Council, the other elected officers of the City shall be the City Clerk and the City Treasurer.

Starting with the City’s General Municipal Election to be held November 6, 2018, Councilmembers will be elected from five equal, geographically based districts. 

To find your voting districtclick here and enter your address.

November 6, 2018 Election & Candidate Information

Local Ballot Measure U

Voter Registration
To be eligible to vote in an election, you must register at least 15 days prior to the election date.

Election Links

Informational Sites


The public hearing scheduled for May 15, 2018 to establish City Council district boundaries was continued to June 19, 2018 due to recent correspondence from MALDEF and in order to fully evaluate the issues raised in MALDEF’s demand letter. To view letters, please click below: 

· MALDEF Letter - May 11, 2018
· MALDEF Letter - May 31, 2018


Final Map

· Emergency Ordinance O-2018-03 - Establishing District Boundaries
· Ordinance O-2018-02 - Establishing District Boundaries
· Council District Map


Click here to submit a comment.

Draft Maps (in alphabetical order):

· Baldonasa 1
· Jefferson 1
· Jefferson 2
· Kirwin 1
· MALDEF 1
· Maroon
· Olive
· Orange
· Purple
· Ruiz 1
· Yellow


Public Hearing Notice - February 6 & February 20, 2018

Public Hearing Notice - March 20, 2018

Public Hearing Notice - March 28, 2018

Public Hearing Notice - April 17, 2018

Public Hearing Notice - May 1, 2018

Public Hearing Notice - May 15, 2018

Public Hearing Notice - June 19, 2018

Public Hearing Presentations
Presentation Material:

Public Meetings

Date

Public Hearing #1 - Council Meeting
(Completed)

Tuesday
 February 6, 2018

Public Hearing #2 – Council Meeting

Tuesday
 February 20, 2018

Public Hearing #3 – Council Meeting

Tuesday
 March 20, 2018

Community Forum
Location - Backs Community Building
@ Kraemer Park 

Wednesday
March 28, 2018

Public Hearing #4 – Council Meeting
Introduction of Ordinance 
Establishing District Plan

Tuesday
 April 17, 2018

Second Reading of Ordinance Establishing District Plan

Tuesday
 May 1, 2018

 
 
 

Placentia
401 East Chapman Avenue
Placentia, CA 92870
(714) 993-8117