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.


Candidate Name
District Date Nomination 
Papers Pulled
Date Nomination 
Papers Filed
Phone Email Registered
Address
Candidate Statements

Lowell Hurst
(Qualified)
District 3 7/16/18 8/8/18
(Qualified)
(831) 728-5963 Email Verified
Francisco Estrada
(Qualified)
District 4 7/16/18 8/3/18
(Qualified)
(831) 291-0264 Email Verified Estrada Candidate Statement
Jenny T. Sarmiento
(Qualified)
District 4 7/16/18 8/1/18
(Qualified)
(831) 239-8458 Email Verified Sarmiento Candidate Statement
Casey Kraig Clark (Qualified) District 5 8/6/18 8/10/18 
(Qualified)
(831) 210-9577 Email Verified Clark Candidate Statement
Rebecca J. Garcia
(Qualified)
District 5 7/16/18 7/24/18
(Qualified)
(831) 246-0272 Email Verified Garcia Candidate Statement
Ari Parker
(Qualified)
District 7 7/16/18 8/7/18
(Qualified)
(831) 430-2053 Email Verified Parker Candidate Statement
Steve Trujillo
(Qualified)
District 7 7/16/18 7/18/18
(Qualified)
(831) 479-4159 Email Verified Trujillo Candidate Statement
Lupe Rivas
(Qualified)
District 7 7/16/18 8/9/18
(Qualified)
(831) 761-3945 Email Verified Rivas Candidate Statement
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.