Election & Voter Information

September 14, 2021 - Special Statewide Election

The State of California is having a Special Recall Election on September 14, 2021. The State Voter Guide (click here) contains the candidate statements for the replacement candidates. The County Voter Guide (click here) contains a sample of the recall ballot and assigned polling places on the back cover. The last day to register to vote is August 30, 2021. Voters registering after that date will need to vote a provisional ballot in person.

Residents in Temecula can vote in one of three ways: (1) mail in their completed ballot, (2) drop off their completed ballot at a ballot drop off location, or (3) vote in person at a polling place location.  

Early Voting:

Early voting is available at the Promenade Mall in Temecula from September 3-5, 2021 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Polling Place Voting:
In person voting at a polling place is available September 11-13, 2021 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and on September 14, 2021 (Election Day) from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. Temecula polling place locations are as follows:

  • Helen Hunt Jackson Elementary School - Computer Lab
    32400 Camino San Dimas, Temecula, CA  92590
  • Jefferson Community Center
    41375 McCabe Court, Temecula, CA  92590
  • Temecula Community Center - Multi-purpose Room
    28816 Pujol Street, Temecula, CA 92590
  • Temecula Community Recreation Center - Multi-purpose Room
    30875 Rancho Vista Road, Temecula, CA  92592
  • Temecula Middle School - Room 904 and 905
    42075 Meadows Parkway, Temecula, CA  92592
  • Ronald H. Roberts Temecula Public Library - Foyer
    30600 Pauba Road, Temecula, CA  92592
  • Vail Ranch Middle School - Multi-purpose Room
    33340 Cam Piedra Rojo, Temecula, CA  92592

Ballot Drop Off Voting:
Completed ballots may be dropped off at a ballot drop off location in Temecula as follows:  

All locations except City Hall, from August 16, 2021 - September 13, 2021, Monday - Friday (excluding Holidays), from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. and on September 14, 2021 from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.*  

City Hall, from August 16, 2021 - September 13, 2021, Monday – Friday (excluding Holidays), from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and on September 14, 2021 from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.**

  • City of Temecula **
    41000 Main Street, Temecula, CA  92590
  • Jefferson Recreation Center *
    41375 McCabe Court, Temecula, CA  92590
  • Temecula Community Center*
    28816 Pujol Street, Temecula, CA  92590
  • Temecula Community Recreation Center*
    30875 Rancho Vista Road, Temecula, CA  92592
  • Ronald H. Roberts Temecula Public Library*
    30600 Pauba Road, Temecula, CA  92592

November 8, 2022 - General Municipal Election


The City of Temecula is a general law city with a five-member legislative body. Each of the five City Council Members are directly elected by the registered voters of their district. The positions of Mayor and Mayor Pro Tempore are ceremonial in nature and not directly elected. The City Council selects the Mayor and Mayor Pro Tempore amongst themselves and the positions typically serve a calendar year.

The next general municipal election for the City of Temecula will be held on November 8, 2022 for three Council seats – Districts 1, 3 and 5. Districts 2 and 4 will be voted upon in 2024. Click here to add your address to determine which district you live in.

The nomination period for the November 8, 2022 General Municipal Election will occur in the summer of 2022. Nomination papers may only be issued during the nomination period. Additional information on the process will be available on this page at that time.

To register to vote, check voter status, or learn about how to vote, please click on the icons below. For specific questions, please contact Director of Legislative Affairs/City Clerk Randi Johl or call the City Clerk's Office at (951) 694-6444.


                                      
 
                                      

Campaign Contributions


Pursuant to Assembly Bill 571 (Stats. 2019, Ch. 556, AB 571 Mullin), beginning January 1, 2021, the state campaign contribution limit applies to city candidates. The City of Temecula does not have a separate local ordinance regarding contribution limits. Along with the new campaign contribution limit, there are also other related provisions that formerly applied only to state level candidates that now apply to city candidates. The contribution limit applicable to city candidates pursuant to AB 571 is updated biennially for inflation. Contribution limits can be found in Regulation 18545(a)2 of the Fair Political Practices Commission (FPPC). The limit for contributions to city candidates subject to AB 571 for 2021-2022 is set at $4,900 per election. Additional AB 571 information can be found on the fact sheet available here.


Campaign filings may be viewed here.