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Oath of Office

Orange County Board of County Commissioners

Orange County Government

About the Oath of Office Ceremony

The 2020 Oath of Office Ceremony will take place on Tuesday, December 8 at 9 a.m. The Ceremony will air LIVE on Orange TV and on Orange County Government’s Facebook page. District 1 Commissioner-elect Nicole H. Wilson, District 3 Commissioner Mayra Uribe and District 5 Commissioner Emily Bonilla will be sworn in and take the oath of office.

Commissioner Nicole H. Wilson

District 1 Commissioner-elect Nicole H. Wilson

Commissioner

District 3 Commissioner Mayra Uribe

Commissioner

District 5 Commissioner Emily Bonilla

County Mayor and District Commissioners

With our own charter and state constitution we govern ourselves with an independence that puts citizens first. Citizens have an opportunity to amend the county charter every four years on any special, primary, or general election ballot.

Since 1990, Orange County has operated as a “strong mayor” form of charter government. Under this structure, the mayor serves as the CEO and Chair of the Board of County Commissioners (BCC). Members of the BCC are independently-elected from 6 districts and serve in a legislative capacity.

The mayor and commissioners serve overlapping four-year terms.

  • The mayor and commissioners for districts 2, 4, and 6 are elected during alternate years (2006, 2010, 2014, 2018)
  • Commissioners for districts 1, 3, and 5 are elected in presidential election years (2008, 2012, 2016, 2020)

Previous Ceremonies