General Municipal Elections are held on the first Tuesday, following the first Monday, in November of even numbered years. The City Clerk’s Office administers the City’s Municipal Elections which are consolidated with the Statewide Election. All election services are provided according to the California Elections Code.

November 8, 2022 General Election

The most recent General Municipal Election was held on Tuesday, November 8, 2022, for the election of two City Council Members.

Election Results

Campaign Financing 

The City of Laguna Niguel has adopted regulations regarding Campaign Contribution Limitations. No person or committee shall make to any city candidate or their controlled committee, and no such candidate or their controlled committee shall accept from any such person or committee, a contribution or contributions totaling more than $1,000 for any city council election at which the candidate is on the ballot or a write-in candidate. This does not apply to a candidate’s contribution of their personal funds to their own campaign committee but shall apply to contributions from a spouse’s separate property.   

The State of California Fair Political Practices Commission has established regulations governing the solicitation, receipt and expenditure of funds for candidates running for political office. There are several forms that relate directly to candidates running for municipal elections that may relate to your candidacy. Please ensure you file the appropriate forms with the City Clerk prior to soliciting or receiving any contributions on behalf of your candidacy for office.

Voter Services 

To register to vote or to update voter information, please CLICK HERE. Voter registration forms are also available at public libraries, post offices and City Hall. To receive a registration form by mail, please call the Orange County Registrar of Voters office at 714-567-7600. Completed registration forms can be hand-delivered to the Registrar’s office, located at 1300 S. Grand Ave. Santa Ana or dropped off in any U.S. mailbox. No postage is necessary.  You must be registered at least 15 days prior to the election in which you intend to vote or complete the Same-Day Voter Registration process.

For additional voter registration information visit the Orange Country Registrar of Voters website

Voting Options

Voters can decide whether to cast their vote by mailing their ballot, voting in person at a vote center, or delivering their ballot to a ballot drop box, vote center, or the Registrar of Voters office. For more information, please visit the Orange County Registrar of Voters website.

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