Election & Voter Information

March 5, 2024 - Presidential Primary Election

A Presidential Primary Election will be held on March 5, 2024. The City of Temecula does not have any local contests on the ballot in this election. There are other regional, county, state and federal contests on the ballot. Specific information about this election may be found through the Riverside County Registrar of Voters at voteinfo.net.

For information about ballot drop off locations, click here.

For information about voter assistance centers, click here.

November 5, 2024 - 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. As of January 1, 2024, there is a vacancy on the City Council for District 1.  

The next general municipal election for the City of Temecula will be held on November 5, 2024 for two Council seats (Districts 2 and 4) and one ballot measure (Term Limits). In addition, a special election will be held on November 5, 2024 to fill the existing vacancy for Council District 1 for the remaining two-year term through 2026. Districts 1, 3, and 5 (full terms) will be voted upon in November 2026. The nomination period for the November 2024 election is July 15, 2024 - August 9, 2024. Nomination papers may be issued and filed during this time pursuant to the Elections Code. An appointment to issue or file nomination papers with the City Clerk may be made at that time. 

Currently, the following individuals have filed a Statement of Intention (Form 501) to run for office in the November 5, 2024 election.

District 2 - Jessica Alexander and Eric Faulkner

District 4 - James Stewart

All campaign filings may be viewed here.

District Information

Click here to add your address and determine which district you live in.
 
Map of Council District 1: Click here.

Map of Council District 2: Click here

Map of Council District 3: Click here.

Map of Council District 4: Click here.

Map of Council District 5: Click here.

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 2023-2024 is set at $5,500 per election. Additional AB 571 information can be found on the fact sheet available here.

Campaign filings may be viewed here. 

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For questions please contact City Clerk/Director of Legislative Affairs Randi Johl or call the City Clerk's Office at (951) 694-6444.