Elections

General Elections

The upcoming General Municipal Election will be held on Tuesday, November 8, 2022. The election will be held for three (3) Board of Directors Seats (Districts 1, 3 and 5), each for a term of four (4) years.

The following candidates have qualified for the November 8th ballot:

DIVISION  1

Name Ballot Designation Candidate Statement
Mike Scheafer* Director, Costa Mesa Sanitary District Statement
Michael Andrew Seiden Homebuilder General Counsel Statement
*Incumbent    

DIVISION 3

Name Ballot Designation Candidate Statement
Bob Ooten* Sanitary Engineer Statement
John Mourani Technology Executive Statement
*Incumbent    

DIVISION  5

Name Ballot Designation Candidate Statement
Arlene Schafer* Director, Costa Mesa Sanitary District, Div 5 Statement
Dean Howard Construction Manager Statement
*Incumbent    

District Voting Divisions

The Costa Mesa Sanitary District Board of Directors adopted a new, adjusted voting division map on March 14, 2022. The adjustments account for population changes over the past 10 years, as shown in data from the 2020 Census.

Public meetings containing relevant discussion are listed below.


Below are the voting division boundary map that was approved by the Board of Directors on March 14, 2022.

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Board Division 1

Beginning in the northern border between Board Division 1 and Board Division 2 at the intersection of Sunflower Ave and Fairview Rd, proceeding southerly on Fairview Rd to I-405 freeway; then proceeding easterly to Bear St; then proceeding southerly to Paularino St; then proceeding easterly to Bristol St; then proceeding southerly to Baker St; then proceeding easterly to CA-55 freeway; then proceeding southwesterly to Bristol St; then proceeding northwesterly to Newport Blvd; then proceeding southwesterly to Arlington Dr; then proceeding westerly to Fairview Rd; then proceeding northerly to Adams Ave; then proceeding westerly to Pinecreek Dr; then proceeding northerly to Village Way; then proceeding westerly to Harbor Blvd; then proceeding southerly to the alley located at 33.676193 N, 117.919371 W (north of Ponderosa St); then proceeding westerly to Royal Palm Dr; then proceeding southerly to Minorca Dr; then proceeding westerly to Mesa Verde Dr E; then proceeding northerly, following Mesa Verde Dr E to Mesa Verde Dr W; then proceeding southerly, following Mesa Verde Dr W, to Adams Ave; then proceeding westerly towards the Santa Ana River at the District boundary; then proceeding northerly and easterly along the District boundary to point of origin.

Board Division 2

Beginning in the northwest corner of Board Division 2 and the northern District boundary, where Sunflower Ave intersects Fairview Rd, proceeding easterly and southerly along the District boundary until it intersects with 22nd St; then proceeding northwesterly along 22nd St to Santa Ana Ave; then proceeding northeasterly to Virginia Pl; then proceeding northwesterly to Fairview Rd (crossing 55 freeway); then proceeding north to Newport Blvd; then proceeding northeasterly to Vanguard Way; then proceeding northerly to Fair Dr; then proceeding westerly to Fairview Rd; then proceeding northerly to Arlington Dr; then proceeding easterly to Newport Blvd; then proceeding northeasterly to Bristol St; then proceeding southeasterly to CA-55 freeway; then proceeding northeasterly to Baker St; then proceeding westerly to Bristol St; then proceeding northerly to Paularino Ave; then proceeding westerly to Bear St; then proceeding northerly to I-405 freeway; then proceeding westerly to Fairview Rd; then proceeding northerly to Sunflower Ave to point of origin.

Board Division 3

Beginning in the northwest corner of Board Division 3, where Mesa Verde Dr W intersects Adams Ave, then proceeding northerly, following Mesa Verde Dr W to Mesa Verde Dr E; then proceeding southerly, following Mesa Verde Dr E, to Minorca Dr; then proceeding easterly to Royal Palm Dr; then proceeding northerly to the alley at 33.676164, -117.922019 (north of Ponderosa St); then proceeding easterly to Harbor Blvd; then proceeding northerly to Village Way; then proceeding easterly to Pinecreek Dr; then proceeding southerly to Adams Ave; then proceeding easterly to Fairview Rd; then proceeding southerly to Hanover Dr; then proceeding westerly to Fordham Dr; then proceeding southerly to Wilson St; then proceeding westerly to College Ave; then proceeding southerly to Victoria St; then proceeding easterly to Thurin St; then proceeding southerly to Bay St; then proceeding southeasterly to CA-55 freeway; then proceeding southwesterly along CA-55 freeway and Newport Blvd; then proceeding southwesterly to Superior Ave; then proceeding southwesterly to W 16 St; then proceeding westerly to Pomona Ave; then proceeding northerly to W 19th St; then proceeding easterly to Meyer Pl; then proceeding northerly to Hamilton St; then proceeding westerly to Pomona Ave; then proceeding northerly to Wilson St; then proceeding westerly to Pomona Ave; then proceeding northerly to Joann St; then proceeding westerly to Placentia Ave; then proceeding northerly to Swan Cir; then proceeding easterly along Swan Cir, continuing along the property line between 1858 Swan Cir and 1859 Swan Cir; then proceeding easterly along the property line between 2701 Canary Dr and 2695 Canary Dr; then proceeding easterly along Tanager Dr to Golf Course Dr; then proceeding northeasterly to Mesa Verde Dr E; then proceeding northerly to Adams Ave; then proceeding westerly to Mesa Verde Dr W and point of origin.

Board Division 4

Beginning in the northwest corner of Board Division 4, where Adams St intersects the Santa Ana River at the western District boundary, proceeding easterly to Mesa Verde Dr E; then proceeding southerly to Golf Course Dr; then proceeding southwesterly to Tanager Dr; then proceeding westerly along Tanager Dr, continuing along the property line between 2701 Canary Dr and 2695 Canary Dr; then proceeding westerly along the property line between 1858 Swan Cir and 1859 Swan Cir; then proceeding westerly along Swan Cir to Placentia Ave; then proceeding southerly to Joann St; then proceeding easterly to Pomona Ave; then proceeding southerly to Wilson St; then proceeding easterly to Pomona Ave; then proceeding southerly to Hamilton St; then proceeding easterly to Meyer Pl; then proceeding Southerly to W 19th St; then proceeding westerly to Pomona Ave; then proceeding southerly to W 16th St; then proceeding easterly to Superior Ave; then proceeding southwesterly to the District boundary; then proceeding westerly and northerly along the District boundary to Adams Ave and point of origin.

Board Division 5

Beginning in the northeast corner of Board Division 5, where Hanover Dr intersects Fairview Rd, then proceeding southerly to Fair Dr; then proceeding easterly to Vanguard Way; then proceeding southerly to Newport Blvd; then proceeding southwesterly to Fairview Rd; then proceeding south on Fariview Rd to Newport Blvd/Virginia Pl; then proceeding southeasterly along Virginia Pl to Santa Ana Ave; then proceeding southwesternly to 22nd St; then proceeding southeasterly to the District boundary; then proceeding southwesterly and northwesterly along the District boundary to the intersection of Superior Ave; then proceeding northeasterly to Newport Blvd; then proceeding northeasterly along CA-55 freeway to Bay St; then proceeding northwesterly to Thurin St; then proceeding northerly to Victoria St; then proceeding westerly to College Ave; then proceeding northerly to Wilson St; then proceeding easterly to Fordham Dr; then proceeding northerly to Hanover Dr; then proceeding easterly to Fairview Rd and point of origin.

For information about the 2018 process by which the Costa Mesa Sanitary District transitioned to a by-division election system from an at-large election system, please read the CMSD District Voting Boundaries.

For information about the District election process, please read the Candidate Resources.

Information will be updated on this site periodically. Should you have any specific election questions, please contact the Office of the District Clerk at (949) 645-8400 or by email.

The District Clerk is the election official for the District’s local elections. For specific information pertaining to any County or Statewide election, you can visit www.ocvote.com (Orange County Registrar of Voters) or www.sos.ca.gov (Secretary of State). To find out who your local representatives are, visit Orange County's Interactive Map or download the County's District Maps