Candidates November 3, 2020


The City of Placentia consolidates its regular elections with Statewide elections held on the first Tuesday in November of even-numbered years. The next General Municipal Election for the City of Placentia will take place on November 3, 2020 for the purpose of filling one (1) seat in District 1, one seat in District 3, and one (1) seat in District 5 on the City Council and one (1) City Clerk position, and one (1) City Treasurer position each for a full term of four (4) years.

Elections Official

The City Clerk is the local Elections Official and coordinates with the Orange County Registrar of Voters in conducting Municipal Elections. Duties of the Elections Official include preparation of necessary resolutions calling for General and Special Municipal Elections and declaring elections results; coordination of the candidate nomination process and receipt and processing of initiative, referendum and recall petitions.

Election Candidates

November 3, 2020
The nomination period for November 3, 2020 is July 13 to August 7, 2020. 

The City Clerk recommends that potential candidates make an appointment to assist Staff in complying with social distancing guidelines. 

For information or to make an appointment contact Deputy City Clerk Karen O’Leary at (714) 993-8244 or

How to Vote

To register to vote you must be:

  • A United States citizen
  • At least 18 years of age on or before the date of the next election
  • Not in prison or on parole for a felony conviction

To vote in an election you must be registered to vote at least 15 days prior to the election date. Voter registrations are filed by county; be sure to re-register every time you move, change your name, or change your political party choice.

A voter registration application form is available from the Orange County Registrar of Voters and on the Secretary of State’s website.

Visit the Orange County Registrar of Voters online to stay connected and find: