Candidate Resources

The next General Municipal Election will be held on Tuesday, November 8, 2022. The election will be for the Mayor (at-large), and three (3) Council Member District Seats (Districts 2, 3, and 6), each for a term of four (4) years.

Individuals interested in running for City Council are encouraged to contact the City Clerk at (714) 765-5166 or via email at tbass@anaheim.net.
  1. Eligibility
  2. Campaign Contribution Limit
  3. Candidate Handbook

Eligibility to Run for Anaheim City Council



  • A citizen of the United States
  • At least 18 years of age
  • Mayor: A resident and qualified elector of the City of Anaheim, at least 30 days immediately preceding the filing of nomination papers
  • Council Member: A resident and qualified elector of the respective district, at least 30 days immediately preceding the filing of nomination papers