City Council Candidates

Notice! November 3, 2020 General Municipal Election

The City of Watsonville will be holding its General Municipal Election on November 3, 2020. The nomination period will take place between July 13, 2020 and August 7, 2020, to fill the vacancies in Districts 1, 2, & 6. Those interested in running need to be registered to vote within the district they wish to represent.


Candidate Name
District Date Nomination 
Papers Pulled
Date Nomination 
Papers Filed
Registered Address Email
Eduardo Montesino District 1 7/17/20   Verified Email
Aurelio Gonzalez District 2 7/13/20 7/22/20
Qualified
Verified Email
Vanessa Quiroz-Carter District 2 7/13/20 8/3/20
Qualified
Verified Email
Jimmy Dutra District 6 7/13/20 7/16/20
Qualified
Verified Email
Richard Valdez District 6 7/15/20   Verified Email
Tony Gomez District 6 8/3/20   Verified  
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.