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Election Information


A General Municipal Election will be held in the City of Mission Viejo on Tuesday, November 3, 2020 for Two (2) Members of the City Council - Term of Two (2) Years. 

Nomination Period

This is the period when individuals officially receive, circulate and file nomination papers for candidacy. The nomination period will open July 13, 2020, and close August 7, 2020. If an eligible incumbent does not file by August 7, 2020 at 5:00 p.m., the last day to file is extended for non-incumbent candidates only, to Wednesday August 12, 2020 at 5:00 p.m.  

Appointments to obtain nomination papers from the City Clerk/Elections Official are available by either email kschmitt@cityofmissionviej.org or calling Kimberly Schmitt at (949) 470-3052.

For more information on beginning your candidacy

Running for City Council - Getting Started Handbook

Form 501 - Candidate Intention Statement

Form 410 - Statement of Organization

Campaign Sign Policy


Get informed, get involved and VOTE

Register to Vote

Are you registered to vote?  You must re-register if you:

  • Move
  • Change your name
  • Change your party affiliation

Eligible residents 18 years and older can register to vote online.

For more information on elections, visit the Orange County Registrar of Voters at ocvote.com or click on one of the following links:

Please note: The deadline to register for the November 2020 General Municipal Election is October 19, 2020. After this date, you may register in person using the conditional voter registration process. 

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Municipal Election History

View the Municipal Election results, including a history of ballot measure questions as they appeared on each ballot, voter registration data, a listing of all elected Council Members, and a list of all Mayor and Mayor Pro Tems.

Election History


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