Elections

Welcome to the City of Auburn’s Municipal Election webpage.  

Elections
The City of Auburn General Municipal Elections are held in November of even-numbered years and are consolidated with Placer County Elections Division. Other special elections may be called from time to time by the City Council. City council members are elected at large for a four-year term. The City Council serves staggered terms, i.e., two or three seats are open each election cycle. Nomination papers to seek office are available from the City Clerk's office prior to each election. 
For more information on elections, visit Placer County Elections Division website
here.

If you have any additional questions, please contact the City Clerk by calling 530-823-4211 x112 or email alind@auburn.ca.gov.

Candidate Information

Candidates must be 18 years of age, a citizen of the United States, and a registered voter residing within the City limits at the time the Nomination Paper is issued.

Voter Registration
To be eligible to vote in an election, you must register at least 15 days prior to the election date. Once you have registered, your voter registration will remain active, regardless of whether you voted in the last election.

You are entitled to register to vote if you are:
  • A U.S. citizen at the time of registration;
  • a California resident;
  • at least 18 years of age; and
  • not in prison or on parole for a felony conviction.

You must re-register if you:

  • Move;
  • Change your name;
  • Change your political party affiliation.

Where do I register to vote?
Voter registration forms are available at:

Placer County Department of Elections
2956 Richardson Drive
Auburn, CA 95603
530.886.5650 

Online voter registration is available through the Secretary of State's Office at registertovote.ca.gov. A signature on file with the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) or online interview will allow you to complete the process.

Find out if you are a registered voter.

See the Placer County Elections website for more information.