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Notice of Vacancy and Election


The Desert Healthcare District and Foundation Board of Directors currently does not have any vacancies. 

The Board consists of seven (7) Directors, each of whom must be a registered voter residing in the District (see map of jurisdiction below). Each Director, elected by the voters in his or her specific zone, serves a term of four (4) years. Any mid-term vacancies on the Board are filled by election or appointment, in accordance with Policy #BOD-6, Filling a Vacancy on the Board and Section 1780 of the Government Code of the State of California.


Election for District board members is conducted by the County of Riverside County Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk ( Elections for District Board members are commonly held in conjunction with the November general election. The four-year terms of office are staggered so that either three (3) or four (4) Board members are elected every two years (see the Election Calendar here). Information on filing for office can be found at 

Next General Election: November 3, 2020

The Desert Healthcare District and Foundation will announce notice of election when the County of Riverside releases information on filing dates and officers from which districts will be elected. For more information on current & upcoming elections or filing for office, please visit

District and Zone Boundaries 

Please see the map below for zone boundaries and the communities within each. There's also an interactive map that allows user to alter the map size and search specifications at Please select "Cholla 2" in the box on the right side of the linked page. Map showing 7 DHCD zones the Board adopted in 2019