Voter & Election Information

Voter Information

November 5, 2024 General Election
Qualifications to Vote:

  1. List of Qualifications:
    1. A U.S. Citizen at the time you register
    2. At least 18 years of age on or before the date of the next election
    3. Not in prison or on parole for a felony conviction
    4. Not found mentally incompetent to vote by a court
  2. To vote in an election, you must register to vote at least 15 days prior to the election date. Voter registrations are filed by county. Be sure to register when you move to a new county. Once registered you must reregister every time you:
    1. Move
    2. Change your name
    3. Change your political affiliation

Important Dates

 July 15, 2024 First Day to Fil Nomination Papers/Declaration of Candidacy (by appointment only)
August 9, 2024

Last Day to File Nomination Papers/Declaration of Candidacy (by appointment only)

September 23, 2024 29-Day Close of Registration for the November 5, 2024 Election
September 29, 2024

Approximate date Voter Information Guides will be mailed

October 7, 2024 First Day Vote-by-Mail Ballots are available
October 8, 2024 Ballot drop off locations open
October 21, 2024 Final day to register to vote
October 22, 2024 - November 4, 2024 Conditional Voter Registration
October 26, 2024 Early in-person voting begins
November 5, 2024 Vote by mail ballots must be postmarked
November 5, 2024 Election Day
November 12, 2024 Vote By Mail ballots must be received by Registrar of Voters office

Current Election Information

Click here to view current election information, the Voter Information Guide and election results.

Voting

Vote Anywhere

You can now vote at any Orange County Vote Center. Click here to view a list of Vote Centers. Click here for Pop-up Voting Information.

Voting at Home

With Vote Centers, all registered voters in Orange County will receive a vote-by-mail ballot. Do you prefer to cast your ballot in person? No problem! Visit any Vote Center in Orange County to cast your ballot in person. Click here to request a replacement ballot.

Ballot Drop Boxes

Ballot drop boxes are a great way to deliver your ballot to the County without having to visit a Vote Center. Click here to view a list of ballot drop boxes.

The drop box in Seal Beach is located at the Mary Wilson Library, 707 Electric Ave.

City of Seal Beach City Council Election 2024:

  • District Two - Leisure World, College Park West & Rossmoor Center
  • District Four - College Park East & Town Center

City Council District Maps


TERM OF OFFICE

  1. Four-year term
  2. Term limit – two terms (8 years)

CANDIDATE ELIGIBILITY/COMPENSATION

  1. Citizen of the United States
  2. Registered voter
  3. Resident of the City of Seal Beach and Council District
  4. 18 years of age or older
  5. A person is not eligible to hold a position as City Council Member unless he or she is, at the time of assuming office, an elector of the City/Council District and was a registered voter of the City at the time the nomination papers were issued to the candidate.
  6. Council Members are paid $600 per month (MC 3.05.010 - Ord. #1561) Expense & Use of Public Resource – Policy 300-09

Orange County Registrar of Voters (ROV) Office

Office Hours:
8:00AM - 5:00PM Monday - Friday (except Holidays)
(714) 567-7600
ocvote.com

Address:
1300 S. Grand Ave, Building C
Santa Ana, CA 92705

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 11298
Santa Ana, CA 92711

City of Seal Beach - City Clerk's Office:

(562) 431-2527 x1305

Please visit the City Clerk's webpage here for additional 2024 General Municipal Election information.