Local Government & the Democratic Process

General municipal elections are held in November of even-numbered years. The next General Municipal Election will be held on Tuesday, November 5, 2024. 

Members of the City Council are currently elected at-large to serve the entire community rather than by district. The Mayor is directly elected to a two-year term and the four City Council members are elected to four-year staggered terms.

City Council Districts

On September 6, 2022, the Dublin City Council adopted Ordinance No. 10-22 Amending Chapter 2.32 of the Dublin Municipal Code Establishing a District-Based Election System and Resolution No. 105-22 Adopting the City of Dublin Official District Map. More information about the process can be found on the District Elections webpage

Dublin voters will participate in the first district-based election in November 2024, when two City Council seats will be up for election in Districts 1 and 3. The Mayor's seat will also be up for election citywide. 2023 find your district map Opens in new window

Election Sequence

The following is the adopted election sequence for the City Councilmembers. The Mayor will continue to be elected at large every two years. 

City Council DistrictElection Year
District 12024
District 22026
District 32024
District 42026

Candidates for Mayor or City Council

Anyone who is 18 years of age and is a resident and registered voter in Dublin may run for Mayor. Candidates for City Council must be a Dublin resident and registered or living in the district for the seat in which they are seeking. For detailed information about running for elective office, please visit the Candidate Information page.


Register to vote with the California Secretary of State. For additional information concerning the voting process in the City of Dublin, view the City Clerk's frequently asked questions.