Election - November 8, 2022

Notice! November 8, 2022, General Municipal Election

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a General Municipal Election will be held in the City of Watsonville, California, on Tuesday, November 8, 2022, for the following offices:



The vote center will be open between the hours of 7:00 A.M. and 8:00 P.M. on Eleciton Day.

Early Voting Available Starting October 10, 2022!

The City of Watsonville will be offering early voting for County of Santa Cruz Residents beginning October 10, 2022, through November 8, 2022.

To access voting services visit:

City Clerk's Office 

275 Main Street, Top Floor

Watsonville, CA 95076

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

Open starting October 10, 2022 

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

Special Weekend Hours:

October 29 & October 30 (Saturday & Sunday) open 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM.

November 5 & November 6 (Saturday & Sunday) open 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM. 

Election Day!

November 8, 2022 open 7:00 AM to 8:00 PM

City Council Candidates

The purpose of the election is to elect City Council Members for the Watsonville City Council for full four-year terms for Council Districts 3, 4, 5, & 7.

In order to run for office, a candidate must have been a resident and a registered qualified voter in the City of Watsonville and of the district, they wish to represent for at least 30 days before the nomination period opens. The nomination period opens on July 18, 2022, and closes on August 12, 2022.

Candidate 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.