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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 was held on Tuesday, December 8 at 9 a.m. The Ceremony aired live on Orange TV and on Orange County Government’s Facebook page. District 1 Commissioner Nicole H. Wilson, District 3 Commissioner Mayra Uribe and District 5 Commissioner Emily Bonilla were sworn in and took the oath of office.

Commissioner Nicole H. Wilson

District 1 Commissioner Nicole H. Wilson


District 3 Commissioner Mayra Uribe


District 5 Commissioner Emily Bonilla


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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)

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