Elections 2016

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The next General Municipal Election will be held on November 8, 2016.  The election of Council Members will be by-districts (Measure L) and the size of the City Council will increase from five (5) to a total of seven (7) members (Measure M).

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Early Voting Service Center at City Hall!

Anaheim City Hall will be hosting an Early Voting Service Center starting Saturday, October 29 through Monday, November 7. (Times & Location)

November 8, 2016 Ballot

  • City Council Vacancies
    Four (4) City Council member seats will be open for the November 8, 2016 General Municipal Election.  (District 1, 3, 4 and 5 will be on the November 8, 2016 ballot. Districts 2 and 6 will hold elections in 2018, together with the council member (district) randomly picked to serve a short two-year term following the administration of the 2016 Oath of Office. For additional information, visit: www.anaheim.net/districts)
  • Measure U - Require 2/3 Vote of the City Council to Propose Taxes. Shall Section 1208.1 be added to the Anaheim City Charter to require at least a two-thirds vote of the total City Council membership in order to place City Council sponsored general or special tax proposals on a ballot for voter consideration? (Resolution No. 2015-146)

FPPC Candidate/Treasurer Workshop

The City of Anaheim hosted a Candidate/Treasurer Workshop presented by the California Fair Political Practices Commission (FPPC) on Thursday, August 25, 2016.  The audio recording from the workshop can be streamed below.

  1. Eligibility to Run for Office
  2. Nomination Period
  3. Term of Office
  4. Contribution Limit
Eligibility to Run for Office
Interested in Running for City Council - Process Map

  • A citizen of the United States
  • At least 18 years of age
  • Mayor: A resident and qualified voter of the City of Anaheim, at least 30 days immediately preceding the filing of nomination papers
  • Council Member: A resident and qualified voter of the respective district, at least 30 days immediately preceding the filing of nomination papers