Coming in 2020: Vote Center Voting

A Vote Center is more than a traditional polling place-it’s a full-service voting experience. Cast your ballot at any location, stop by on the weekend, even register to vote. Explore all of the benefits of Vote Center voting – all designed to improve the voter experience.

Learn more about how voting in Orange County is changing at


Election Information
General Municipal Elections are held in the City of Los Alamitos on the first Tuesday following the first Monday in November in even-numbered years.  The Los Alamitos City Clerk’s Office located in City Hall has voter registration forms available. You can also pick up an application for a vote-by-mail ballot and/or identify the location of your polling place. 

District Based Elections

Beginning in 2020, residents in the City of Los Alamitos will vote for candidates who run in the district in which they live.  Once elected, these City Council Members will provide direct representation of the unique population, issues and challenges found within each of the districts.  The Council shall elect one of its members to act as Mayor as outlined in the City’s Charter. For information on the districting process, click here

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 or not you voted in the last election.  The City Clerk’s office would be happy to mail you a Voter Registration Form; contact us at (562) 431-3538, or you may register on-line at Voter registrations are maintained and filed with the County Registrar. You may mail your completed form directly to the County Registrar or submit it to the City Clerk’s office.


  • You must be a U.S. citizen at the time you register.
  • You must be at least 18 years of age before the date of the next election.
  • You may not be in prison or on parole for a felony conviction.

You Must Re-register if You:

  • Move
  • Change Your Name
  • Change Your Political Party Affiliation

Orange County Registrar of Voters
For more detailed Election Information provided by the County of Orange, please visit

Past Election Information

Windmera Quintanar, MMC, City Clerk
3191 Katella Avenue, Los Alamitos, CA 90720
Phone: (562) 431-3538, ext. 220

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