District based City Council elections

Map of Ventura

This page was created to assist the residents in keeping abreast of what is happening, how to participate and understanding this process.​​​

Consideration of Transitioning to City Council Districts, in Light of an Allegation that Current At-Large Method of Election Violates the California Voting Rights Act (CVRA), was presented to City Council with their options on October 9.  The recommendation was to adopt a resolution of intent to proceed with adopting District Elections pursuant to California Elections Code Section 10010(e)(2). 

For key meeting dates, Administrative Reports and other information visit the District Elections page.

Read the Frequently Asked Questions here.

Watch the short video in English to learn more about district based elections.

Watch the short video in Spanish to learn more about district based elections.

Additional Info…

Draw and submit a District Map.  Deadline to submit a map is November 17, 2017.

​​Letter from Attorney Robert Rubin​​​
Flyer – Public Hearings and Community Meeting Dates