Election General Information

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Information will be posted to this website as it becomes available throughout the election season. Please contact the City Clerk’s Office at (707) 647-5337 if you have questions.

The City of American Canyon conducts municipal elections on the Tuesday after the first Monday in November of even numbered years. Council members serve four (4) year staggered terms, with two members being up for office every two (2 years). The two (2) candidates that receive the two (2) highest number of votes are elected. 

The Mayor is directly elected and serves a term of four (4) years. The candidate that receives the highest number of votes for mayor is elected. 

There is no limit on the number of terms the Mayor or a Council Member may serve. 

The next general municipal election will be held on November 6, 2018. The following individuals terms expire in November 2018 and the ballot will include candidates to fill these two four-year terms: 

Mark Joseph – Council Member 
David Oro – Council Member

There will be one City-sponsored measure on the Ballot designated as City of American Canyon Measure H. 

Those interested in running for office may pick-up and return Nomination Papers in the City Clerk's Office during the Nomination Period which begins at 8:30 a.m. on Monday, July 16, 2018, and ends at 5:00 p.m. on Friday, August 10, 2018

The FILING PERIOD FOR WRITE-IN CANDIDATES interested in running for the above City Council Member terms begins on Monday, September 10, 2018 and ends at 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, October 23, 2018.  Those interested in running for office on a write-in basis should contact the City Clerk to obtain and file the required nomination papers.

November 6, 2018 Candidate Election Calendar

Measure H - Text of Proposed Ordinance to Increase the Transient Occupancy Tax by 1%.

November 6, 2018 Measure H Election Calendar

Forms to register to vote may picked up in the City Clerk's Office or you can register online. Note forms must be returned to the Napa County Registrar before the deadline for the next election, not dropped off at the City.  Contact the registrar for more information.

The Voter's Choice Act became law in 2016 to make voting more convenient and accessible. As a pilot county, Napa County will be 100% Vote By Mail for the November 6, 2018 Election.

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