Candidates November 3, 2020

The nomination period is July 13 to August 7, 2020.

The City Clerk recommends that potential candidates make an appointment to assist Staff in complying with social distancing guidelines. 

For information or to make an appointment contact Deputy City Clerk Karen O’Leary at (714) 993-8244 or

Each City Council seat and the City Treasurer seat has a four (4) year term expiring in December 2024. The City Clerk seat has a two (2) year term and expires in 2022.

Below is a list of current qualified candidates for the November 3, 2020 General Municipal Election. 

City Council District 1

NameBallot DesignationElection Paperwork
Devon GrayGovernor's Policy AdvisorView Here
Rhonda ShaderPlacentia Councilwoman/BusinesswomanView Here

City Council District 5

NameBallot DesignationElection Paperwork
Hilaire Fuji ShiouraEducational Technology AdvocateView Here

City Clerk

NameBallot DesignationElection Paperwork
Robert S. "Bob" McKinnellAppointed City ClerkView Here

City Treasurer

NameBallot DesignationElection Paperwork
Kevin A. LarsonCity TreasurerView Here

How to Vote

To register to vote you must be:

  • A United States citizen
  • At least 18 years of age on or before the date of the next election
  • Not in prison or on parole for a felony conviction

To vote in an election you must be registered to vote at least 15 days prior to the election date. Voter registrations are filed by county; be sure to re-register every time you move, change your name, or change your political party choice.

A voter registration application form is available from the Orange County Registrar of Voters and on the Secretary of State’s website.

Visit the Orange County Registrar of Voters online to stay connected and find: