City Council Candidates

Notice! November 6, 2018 General Municipal Election

The City of Watsonville will be holding its General Municipal Election on November 6, 2018. The nomination period will take place between July 16, 2018 and August 10, 2018, to fill the vacancies in Districts 3, 4, 5, & 7. Those interested in running need to be registered to vote within the district they wish to represent.

Early Voting Available Starting October 8, 2018!


The City of Watsonville will be offering early voting for Santa Cruz County Residents beginning October 8, 2018, through November 6, 2018, and will be open for voting on Election Day on June 6, 2018.

The City Clerk's Office serves as a Satellite Elections Office for the County of Santa Cruz and can issue ballots for registered voters. You may vote at:

City Clerk's Office

275 Main Street, Top Floor

Watsonville, CA 95076

Monday - Friday 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM


Special Hours during Elections Week:
November 3 & 4 (Saturday & Sunday) open 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
November 5 open 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
November 6 open 7:00 AM to 8:00 PM

NOVEMBER 6, 2018 ELECTION

Prospective 
Candidate Name
District Form 501
(Candidate intention Statement)
Form 410 (Statement of Organization)
Lowell Hurst District 3 Hurst Form 501 Hurst Form 410
Jenny T. Sarmiento District 4 Sarmiento Form 501 Sarmiento Form 410
Francisco Estrada District 4 Estrada Form 501  
Ari Parker District 7 Parker Form 501 Parker Form 410
Guadalupe I. Rivas District 7 Rivas Form 501  
Candidates' statements are available for public examination for 10 calendar days immediately following the filing deadline for submission of those documents. During this period, any voter of the appropriate City District, or the elections official, may seek a writ of mandate or an injunction requiring any or all of the material in the statement to be amended or deleted.