City of Madera
Election Information

Election Information Overview


City of Madera elections are held every two years in even numbered years.  The City of Madera consolidates its municipal election with the statewide general election administered by the Madera County Clerk / Recorder Elections Division.  For the latest election information and forms, visit the Madera County Elections website.


Voter’s Choice Act County

All registered voters in Madera County will be mailed a vote by mail ballot on or about October 5, 2020 and in-person voting opportunities will begin on October 31, 2020 and through Election Day, November 3.

Governor’s Executive Order N-64-20

Governor’s Executive Order N-67-20



November 3, 2020




Measure R: Cannabis Business Tax Measure

On July 15, 2020 the Madera City Council passed a resolution submitting to the city voters a ballot measure to establish a business tax on businesses which sell, distribute, manufacture, and cultivate cannabis including industrial hemp and hemp products. Click here to view the resolution in its entirety. Measure R will be on the ballot for the November 3, 2020 election.


Measure R Documents:

The argument submittal periods for this measure have closed. As only an argument in support of the measure was received there will not be a rebuttal argument period.




Three community workshops have been scheduled to help residents learn more about Measure R. Please see below for event details.

•  Thursday, October 1, 2020 at 6pm – English workshop (View Replay of Meeting) (View Presentation PDF)

•  Wednesday, October 14, 2020 at 6pm – Spanish workshop (View Replay of Meeting) (View Presentation PDF)

•  Thursday, October 15, 2020 at 6pm – English workshop (View Replay of Meeting) (View Presentation PDF)


Questions/comments about Measure R can be sent to vog.a1664846929redam1664846929@Reru1664846929saeM1664846929


How to Run for Office

The candidate filing period for the November 3, 2020 General Election is July 13 through August 7.

Visit the Vote Madera website for candidate filing information.


Council District Maps


View Council District Map



Madera City Council

Council Meeting Agendas


Ordinances Establishing “By District” Elections & Elected Mayor

Ordinance 871 C.S. adopted 5/19/10.

Ordinance 890 C.S. adopted 10/19/11. Boundaries adjusted.


Register to Vote

Contact the Madera County Elections office at (559) 675-7720 or visit for additional information.

Madera County Clerk
200 W. 4th St.
Madera, CA 93637


Contact Us

City of Madera: Office of the City Clerk
205 W. 4th Street
Madera, California 93637
(559) 661-5405