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.