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  • A Special Municipal Election has been scheduled in Madera County and will be held on Tuesday, November 2, 2021.


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    This Special Municipal Election was ordered by the Madera City Council on January 28, 2021 for the purpose of filling the vacancy in Council District Area 5.  Councilmember Garcia was elected Mayor in November, 2020 resulting in a vacancy for his position as councilmember of District 5.

    The term of office shall be to fill the remainder of the unexpired term, which ends in December, 2022.


    Click here to view City of Madera Resolution No. 21-25


    Legal Notice: Date, Time and Place of Vote by Mail Ballot Processing – November 2, 2021

    Legal Notice – Notice of Municipal Nominees – November 2, 2021 Special Municipal Election

    Notice of Election – City of Madera November 2, 2021

    Press Release – City of Madera, Council District 5 Signature Requirements for Candidates



    Interested in Running for this office? Click here.

    Candidate Handbook and Election Calendar – November 2, 2021

    For more information, please contact the Elections Division at 559-675-7720.



    Election Related Documents

    County Voter Information Guide – Special Municipal Election – November 2, 2021

    November 2, 2021, Elections, Randomized Alphabet Drawing

    List of Qualified Candidates – City of Madera Special Election November 2, 2021



    Vote Center
    Madera County Government Center
    Elections Division
    200 W. 4th Street, Madera

    Early Voting Dates and Hours of Operation:
    -October 4 through October 8, Open 8am to 5pm
    -October 11 through October 15, Open 8am to 5pm
    -October 18 through October 22, Open 8am to 5pm

    Vote Center Dates and Hours of Operation:
    -Saturday, October 23, 2021 thru November 1, 2021, Open 8am to 5pm
    -Election Day Tuesday, November 2, 2021 , Open 7am to 8pm


    Drop Box
    Madera County Government Center
    200 W. 4th Street, Madera

    Drop Box Dates and Hours of Operation:
    -Opens on Monday, October 4, 2021 and remains open 24 hours per day until it is locked promptly at 8pm on Election Day, Tuesday, November 2, 2021.