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 district, visit the districting website and enter your address.

November 6, 2018 Election and Candidate Information

Local Ballot Measure U

Polling Locations in Placentia

Notice of Election - November 6, 2018 

Certification of Election Results

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 Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund (MALDEF) and in order to fully evaluate the issues raised in MALDEF’s demand letter. To view letters, please view the following letters:

Final Map

Email R. Ramirez to submit a comment.

 Draft Maps (in alphabetical order):

Public Hearing Presentations
Presentation Material:

Public MeetingsDate
Public Hearing Number 1 - Council Meeting

February 6, 2018

Public Hearing Number 2 - Council MeetingTuesday
February 20, 2018
Public Hearing Number 3 - Council MeetingTuesday
March 20, 2018
Community Forum
 Location - Backs Community Building
 @ Kraemer Park 
March 28, 2018
Public Hearing Number 4 - Council Meeting
Introduction of Ordinance
Establishing District Plan

April 17, 2018

Second Reading of Ordinance Establishing District Plan

May 1, 2018