Laguna Beach Municipal Election

Election 2018  

The City Clerk is the local elections administrator and coordinates with the County of Orange in the conduct of Municipal Elections. This includes, but is not limited to, the preparation of necessary resolutions calling for General and Special Municipal Elections and declaring the result of the election, the coordination of the candidate nomination process and the receipt and processing of initiative, referendum and recall petitions.

Regular elections are consolidated with statewide elections, scheduled on the first Tuesday of November of even-numbered years to fill expired City Council, City Clerk and City Treasurer terms. All election services are provided according to the California Elections Code.

For information on the campaign filing requirements, click here - Secretary of State.

Click here for the final list of Candidates running for City Council in the November 6, 2018 elections.

Election Calendar

July 16, 2018 - August 15, 2018
Nomination Period: Declaration of Candidacy forms may be obtained and must be filed July 16, 2018 through August 15, 2018 at 5:00 p.m.
August 10, 2018 Last day to file a resolution to consolidate the election within the County
September 27, 2018 Mailing of sample ballots begins.
October 8, 2018 First day vote-by-mail ballots are available. 
October 22, 2018 Last day to register to vote in time for the November election.
October 30, 2018  Last day to apply for vote-by-mail ballots for the November election
November 6, 2018 Election Day. Click here for poll information. Polls open at 7:00 a.m. and close at 8:00 p.m.


Ballot Measure

 Rebuttal to Argument Against Measure P
 Rebuttal to Argument in Favor of Measure P
 Argument Against Laguna Beach Utility Undergrounding and Fire Safety Measure
 Argument in Favor of Laguna Beach Utility Undergrounding and Fire Safety Measure
 City Attorney Impartial Analysis
 City Council Approved Sales Tax Measure Resolution
 City Manager Fiscal Analysis