Elections

To be eligible to run for City Council, a candidate must be a resident of incorporated Winters, 18 years of age,  and a registered voter at the time nomination papers are issued. The candidate nomination period opens on July 18, 2022 (when's next election). At that time, candidates are eligible to schedule an appointment with the City Clerk to obtain campaign documents. Candidates are encouraged to contact the City Clerk for more information, appointments are required to obtain campaign documents. 

The City Clerk can be reached at 530-794-6702 or via email at cityclerk@cityofwinters.org.

  1. Conducting Elections
  2. City Council Candidates
  3. Ballot Measures
  4. Elections Resources

Conducting Elections

The City Clerk is the elections official for the City of Winters, responsible for conducting municipal elections, and provides election support to officeholders, candidates, and ballot measure proponents and opponents.

The City Council recently adopted Ordinance 2021-05 changing the date of the City of Winters’ regular General Municipal Election from the Statewide Direct Primary Election date to the Statewide General Election date beginning November 2022.

  • Members of the City Council whose terms would have expired in June 2022 shall continue in office until the election results are certified and declared by Yolo County and the Winters City Council for the November 2022 election.
  • Members of the City Council whose terms would have expired in March 2024 shall continue in office until the election results are certified and declared by Yolo County and the Winters City Council for the November 2024 election
  • The City Council is comprised of five elected councilmembers with staggered four-year terms. There is no limit to the number of terms an individual can serve on the City Council.


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