Notice is hereby given that a General Municipal Election will be held in the City of Dixon, California, on Tuesday, November 03, 2020 for the following officers and measures:
|Mayor (Elected At-Large representing entire City)||Full Term of Four Years|
|City Council Member District 3||Full Term of Four Years|
|City Council Member District 4||Full Term of Four Years|
|City Treasurer (Elected At-Large representing entire City)||Full Term of Four Years|
Official nomination documents for eligible candidates desiring to file for the above offices will be available commencing Monday, July 13, 2020, at City Hall, City Clerk’s Office, 600 East A Street, Dixon, California. The nomination period for these offices begins on July 13, 2020 and closes on August 7, 2020 at 5:00 p.m. Candidates must be 18 years old or older, reside and be registered to vote within the City of Dixon. Candidates running for City Council must also reside within the District for which they are running.
Due to COVID-19 social distancing guidelines, candidate filing is by APPOINTMENT ONLY. Appointments can be scheduled by calling (707) 678-7000. Candidates are encouraged to call as early as possible to ensure candidacy nomination paperwork is completed prior to the filing deadline.
If nomination papers for an incumbent officer of the City are not filed by August 7, 2020 (the 88th day before the election), the voters shall have until the 83rd day before the election, August 12, 2020, to nominate candidates other than the person(s) who are the incumbents on the 88th day before the election, for that incumbent’s elective office. This extension is not applicable where there is no incumbent eligible to be elected.
If no one or only one person is nominated for an elected office, appointment to the elective office may be made as prescribed by section 10229 of the Elections Code of the State of California.
In accordance with section 3000.5 of the Elections Code of the State of California and Executive Order N-64-20, issued by California Governor Gavin Newsom on May 8, 2020, which states that all Californians who are registered (and otherwise eligible) to vote in the November 3, 2020 General Election shall receive vote-by-mail ballots, and Executive Order N-67-20, issued on June 3, 2020, which outlines the requirements for in-person voting sites for the 2020 General Election in November, ballot drop off locations will be open from Saturday, October 31, 2020 through Monday, November 2, 2020, from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., and on Tuesday, November 3, 2020 from 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
The City Council or any individual voter or bona fide association of citizens, or any combination of voters and associations, may file a written argument, not exceed three hundred (300) words in length, accompanied by the printed name(s) and signatures(s) of the author(s) submitting it, or if submitted on behalf of an organization, the name of the organization, and the printed name and signature of at least one of its principal officers who is the author of the argument, for or against the City measure.
Based upon the time reasonably necessary to prepare and print the arguments, the voter information guide, and sample ballots for the election, the City Clerk has fixed August 14, 2020 at 12:00 p.m. as the deadline after which no argument for or against the City measures may be submitted to the City Clerk for printing and distribution to voters. Arguments shall be submitted to the City Clerk, accompanied by the printed names(s) and signature(s) of the authors submitting it or, if submitted on behalf of an organization, the name of the organization and the printed name and signature of at least one of its principal officers who is the author of the argument, at City Hall, City Clerk’s Office, 600 East A Street, Dixon, California. Arguments may be changed or withdrawn until and including the deadline fixed by the City Clerk. Any rebuttal arguments shall be submitted to the City Clerk by August 18, 2020 at 12:00 p.m. Rebuttal arguments shall not exceed two hundred fifty (250) words in length and shall be accompanied by the printed names(s) and signatures(s) of the author(s) submitting it or, if submitted on behalf of an organization, the name of the organization, and the printed name and signature of at least one of its principal officers who is the author of the rebuttal argument.
Any impartial analysis or direct argument filed under the authority of the Elections Code will be available for public examination in the City Clerk’s Office for not less than ten (10) calendar days from the deadline for the filing of the arguments and analysis. Any rebuttal argument filed under the authority of the Elections Code shall be available for public examination in the City Clerk’s office for not less than ten (10) calendar days from the deadline for filing rebuttal arguments.
CAMPAIGN STATEMENTS FOR CANDIDATES
James P. Ward Jr.
City Councilmember, District 3
City Councilmember, District 4
Jerry Castanon Sr.
District Boundaries Map 2016
District Boundaries Description
District Boundaries Demographics
District Elections Information Sheet 2018
Voters qualify for registration by being a U.S. citizen, aged 18 years or older, a resident of Dixon, and neither in prison nor on parole for a felony conviction. Re-registration is required if you have moved since you last registered, changed your name, or changed your political party affiliation.
The registration deadline is 15 days before an election. You may register to vote online at the California Secretary of State’s website.
Additional information can be obtained at Dixon City Hall, 600 East A Street, Dixon, CA 95620, from the City Clerk’s Office by phone at 707-678-7000.