Voter & Election Information

Voter Information

November 8, 2022 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
  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

Vote California infographic

Important Dates

August 12, 2022

Last Day to File Nomination Papers/Declaration of Candidacy

September 29, 2022

Approximately on this date, mailing of Voter Information Guides

October 10, 2022 First Day Vote-by-Mail Ballots are available
October 10, 2022 29-Day Close of Registration for the November 8, 2022 Election
October 24, 2022 Final Close of Registration
October 25, 2022 - November 8, 2022 Conditional Voter Registration
October 29, 2022 Vote Centers Open
 November 1, 2022  Last Day to Apply for a Replacement Vote-by-Mail Ballot
 November 5, 2022  Additional Vote Centers Open
 November 8, 2022  Election Day

Current Election Information

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


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 2022:

  • District One - Old Town & Surfside Colony
  • District Three - Hills, Coves, Bridgeport, & Heron Pointe
  • District Five - Leisure World

City Council District Maps


1.      Four-year term

2.      Term limit – two terms (8 years)


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.

Orange County Registrar of Voters Office

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

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 2022 General Municipal Election information.