City Councils

Interested in Running for Public Office?
City Council Elections

Dozens of offices countywide are up for election on the November ballot including those for city councils, school boards and special districts.

Running for an elective office:

  • Contact the Registrar of Voters to confirm that you are registered to vote in Fresno County and to determine the offices/districts applicable to your residence.
  • Arrange to pick up the required Declaration of Candidacy form and additional forms from the Registrar of Voters office.
  • Write a candidate statement that will be shared with voters.
  • After submitting the required paperwork, share with your community that you’re running for the office and encourage community members to participate in the election, either by voting or encouraging others to vote.

Coalinga City Council
2018 election: Three members (at-large)
Filing period: July 16–August 10
Where to file: Registrar of Voters, 2221 Kern St., Fresno (559-600-8683)

Firebaugh City Council
2018 election: Two members (at-large)
Filing period: July 16–August 10
Where to file: Registrar of Voters, 2221 Kern St., Fresno (559-600-8683)

Fowler City Council
2018 election: Two members (at-large)
Filing period: July 16–August 10
Where to file: Registrar of Voters, 2221 Kern St., Fresno (559-600-8683)

Huron City Council
2018 election: Mayor & three members (at-large)
Filing period: July 16–August 10
Where to file: Registrar of Voters, 2221 Kern St., Fresno (559-600-8683)

Kerman City Council
2018 election: Mayor (at-large), Districts 1 & 3
Filing period: July 16–August 10
Where to file: Registrar of Voters, 2221 Kern St., Fresno (559-600-8683)

Kingsburg City Council
2018 election: Districts 1, 4 & 5
Filing period: July 16–August 10
Where to file: Registrar of Voters, 2221 Kern St., Fresno (559-600-8683)

Mendota City Council
2018 election: Three members (at-large)
Filing period: July 16–August 10
Where to file: Registrar of Voters, 2221 Kern St., Fresno (559-600-8683)

Orange Cove City Council
2018 election: Mayor & two members (at-large)
Filing period: July 16–August 10
Where to file: Registrar of Voters, 2221 Kern St., Fresno (559-600-8683)

Parlier City Council
2018 election: Mayor (at large), Districts 2 & 4
Filing period: July 16–August 10
Where to file: Registrar of Voters, 2221 Kern St., Fresno (559-600-8683)

Reedley City Council
2018 election: Districts 2 & 4
Filing period: July 16–August 10
Where to file: Registrar of Voters, 2221 Kern St., Fresno (559-600-8683)

San Joaquin City Council
2018 election: Two members (at-large)
Filing period: July 16–August 10
Where to file: Registrar of Voters, 2221 Kern St., Fresno (559-600-8683)

Sanger City Council
2018 election: Mayor (at-large), Districts 2 & 4
Filing period: July 16–August 10
Where to file: Registrar of Voters, 2221 Kern St., Fresno (559-600-8683)

Selma City Council
2018 election: Two members (at-large)
Filing period: July 16–August 10
Where to file: Registrar of Voters, 2221 Kern St., Fresno (559-600-8683)