City Clerk

Beatriz Vázquez Flores
275 Main St., Suite 400 (4th Floor)
Watsonville, CA 95076
(831) 768-3040
 
Business Hours:
Monday – Thursday 8:00 A.M. – 5:00 P.M
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Elections

November 8, 2016 General Municipal Election

  • General Municipal Election will be held November 8, 2016, for Council Districts 1, 2, and 6.
  • Nomination period for these seats opens Monday, July 18, 2016, and closes Friday, August 12, 2016 at 5:00p.m.
  • If you choose to submit a candidate statement to be placed in the official sample ballot, there is a fee due based on current registration figures provided by the Santa Cruz County Elections Department, payable to the County of Santa Cruz, Elections Department.
    • District 1 – $189.00
    • District 2 – $191.00
    • District 6 – $203.00
  • Nomination period will be extended if the incumbent does not file to August 17, 2016.
  • Candidates elected will take office the first meeting in December OR once the election results are certified.

PLEASE CALL 831-768-3040 TO MAKE AN APPOINTMENT TO PULL NOMINATION PAPERS.

Please be sure to visit Votescount.com for additional information regarding the 2016 Elections.

Action/Description Date
City of Watsonville to Call November 2016 Election 6/28/16
Open of Candidate Nomination Period 7/18/16
Close of Candidate Nomination Period 8/12/16
Close of Extended Nomination Period (period extended ONLY if the incumbent does not file) 8/17/16
Last day to register to vote 10/24/16
Election Day 11/08/16

 

LIST OF CANDIDATES

Election of November 8, 2016

As of July 25, 2016

 

Date Nomination Papers Taken Out

Name

Home address

Email address

Phone

Date Filed

DISTRICT NO. 1

7/20/2016
Marty Corley
25  Monterey Vista Drive
Watsonville
martylcorley@gmail.com
(831) 722-7309
7/22/2016
Felipe Hernandez
Watsonville
voteforfelipe@gmail.com
(831) 707-4392
DISTRICT NO. 2
 7/25/2016
Oscar Rios
37 Jefferson Street, Apt. D
Watsonville, Ca 95076
 (831) 761-0861
DISTRICT NO. 6
7/20/2016
Trina Coffman-Gomez
79 Monte Vista
Watsonville
integrity_lending@yahoo.com
(408) 670-4846

The City Clerk’s Department is in charge of administering Municipal Elections, which are generally consolidated with the Santa Cruz County Elections Department. For current and past election information, please visit the Santa Cruz County Elections Department at http://www.votescount.com

Campaign Disclosure Requirements

All Candidates for state and local offices are required to file campaign disclosure statements at established dates before the election. Additionally, any committee formed to support or oppose a candidate or ballot measure is required to file campaign disclosure statements.  Click here to see past and present Campaign Statements.