General Election Information:
The City Clerk is the elections official for the City of Exeter, responsible for conducting municipal elections and provides election support to officeholders, candidates, and ballot measure proponents and opponents.
The City of Exeter regular General Municipal Election is held on the first Tuesday following the first Monday in November on even-numbered years. The City Council is comprised of five elected councilmembers by Districts with staggered four-year terms.
The next general municipal election will be held on Tuesday, November 5, 2024. To be eligible to run for City Council, a candidate must be a resident in the District in which they wish to run and a registered voter at the time nomination papers are issued. The candidate nomination period is determined by Election Code and begins 113 days prior to the election date.
The Exeter City Council District Map was recently updated as required every ten (10) years. The most recent Exeter City Council District Map approved in 2022 can be found below: