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City Council District Elections

On June 19, 2018, the Torrance City Council adopted an ordinance establishing by-district elections for City Council offices and approved an election calendar for the newly created districts. Previously, each Councilmember was elected for a “At-Large” 4-Year term which means they serve in an “At-large” capacity and are allowed to live anywhere in the City of Torrance. However, when their 4-Year term expires, they will be required to live within the boundaries of the district that is on the ballot during that election in order for them to be able to run for a 4-Year term to that City Council district seat. The districts will be phased in during the next two election cycles – Districts 2, 4, and 6 will be introduced in 2020 and Districts 1, 3, and 5 will be introduced in 2022. After all of the districts have been introduced, the City Council will be comprised of six Councilmembers who each live in and represent one of the established districts and one Mayor, who will remain elected “At-Large”. 

Find Your District (the map may be unavailable intermittently for server updates)
Election Districts Map (PDF)

Visit our Election Website at TorranceVotes.Org

Elections are the heart of a democracy. Voters have the privilege of choosing leaders that set the direction for the local community, county, state and federal governments. Torrance, a large city of 150,000 with a hometown feel, has more than 84,029 registered voters. We take pride in our community and it shows in the caliber of leaders over the years.

In order to make your vote count to the fullest, we are presenting information to assist you in making informed choices and decisions whether you vote by mail or visit a local polling place.

Take part in your democracy - VOTE!

We value and welcome your ideas, comments, and suggestions so that your needs are understood and effectively addressed. Contact us at CityClerk@TorranceCA.Gov.

IMPORTANT LINKS

City Council District Elections

Register to vote

Check your voter registration status

Locate your polling place and view your sample ballot

Multilingual Voter Information

Torrance Votes

Los Angeles County Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk

Voter's Edge California

Secretary of State

Voter's Bill of Rights

League of Women Voters of California

Pollworker Information

Torrance Election History 1921-Present

Success in Public Office

Torrance Recall Petitions