Regular Municipal Elections

There are five members of the City Council elected by citizens of Rancho Mirage the second Tuesday of April in even numbered years. The five elected officials are elected at large for four year terms, with voting Citywide and elections alternating every two years.  Our Council is the legislative and policy-formatting decision makers of the City.

  • Candidates must be residents and registered voters of the City of Rancho Mirage at the time nomination papers are issued.
  • The term of service for a City Council Member is four years. Rancho Mirage does not impose term limits.
  • The City of Rancho Mirage does not charge a fee to run for office.
  • For additional information please contact the City Clerk’s Office at (760) 324-4511 or via email at

Click here for final results of April 12, 2016 Municipal Election.