Previous Elections

November 6, 2018

The City of Watsonville held it's General Municipal Election on November 6, 2018. The nomination period took place between July 16, 2018, and August 10, 2018. The City placed one measure on the ballot.

Election Results: http://sccounty01.co.santa-cruz.ca.us/ElectionSites/ElectionResults/Results?id 
Candidate Name District Date Nomination
Papers Pulled
Date Nomination
Papers Filed
Lowell Hurst
(Qualified)
District 3 7/16/18 8/8/18
(Qualified)
Francisco Estrada
(Qualified)
District 4 7/16/18 8/3/18
(Qualified)
Jenny T. Sarmiento
(Qualified)
District 4 7/16/18 8/1/18
(Qualified)
Casey Kraig Clark (Qualified) District 5 8/6/18 8/10/18
(Qualified)
Rebecca J. Garcia
(Qualified)
District 5 7/16/18
7/24/18
(Qualified)
Ari Parker
(Qualified)
District 7 7/16/18 8/7/18
(Qualified)
Steve Trujillo
(Qualified)
District 7 7/16/18 7/18/18
(Qualified)
Lupe Rivas
(Qualified)
District 7 7/16/18 8/9/18
(Qualified)

June 5, 2018 Special Municipal Election

The City of Watsonville held a Special Municipal Election on June 5, 2018. The nomination period took place between March 7, 2018, and March 14, 2018, to fill the vacancy in District 2. 

Election Results:  http://votescount.com/Home/Elections/June5,2018CaliforniaPrimary.aspx

District 2 Click to expand

Color coded map of Council Districts with District 2 indicated
Candidate District Date Nomination
Papers Pulled
Date Nomination
Papers Filed
Jenni Veitch-Olson District 2 3/7/18 3/9/18
QUALIFIED
Aurelio Gonzalez District 2 3/8/18
3/13/18
QUALIFIED
Melodye Serino District 2 3/12/18 DID NOT QUALIFY
Lizette Bedolla Cruz District 2 3/12/18 DID NOT QUALIFY
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