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November 3, 2020 Election 

 The candidate filing period for the November 3, 2020 election will be open from July 13-August 7.  Prospective candidates must contact the City Clerk's office to arrange an appointment to take out and also to return completed candidate packages.  Each visit will take approximately one hour.

A Form 501 must be filed by each candidate for local office, including reelection to the same office.  This form must be filed before you solicit or receive any contributions and before you make expenditures from personal funds on behalf of your candidacy.  The City's Municipal Code requires that all candidate statements must be filed electronically through NetFile.  To gain access to this system, please contact the City Clerk's office for assistance in setting up an online account.

There is no filing fee to run for City Council, however, if a candidate wishes to have a printed statement in the sample ballot, the fee for English printing only is $400, and additional languages will be charged in accordance with fees established by Yolo County Elections.

The City of West Sacramento's campaign contribution limit for the current election cycle is $250.  For more information on this, please see Chapter 2.18 of the West Sacramento Municipal Code.

November 3, 2020 Election Calendar

November 3, 2020 Candidate Filings

Meet the Candidates 


Current Terms

  • Christopher L. Cabaldon, Mayor (Term expires November 2020)
  • Martha Guerrero, Council Member (Term expires November 2022)
  • Christopher T. Ledesma, Council Member (Term expires November 2022)
  • Quirina Orozco, Mayor Pro Tem (Term expires November 2020)
  • Beverly A. Sandeen, Council Member (Term expires November 2020)




Kryss Rankin, City Clerk

City Manager's Office
1110 W. Capitol Avenue
West Sacramento, CA 95691

Fair Political Practices Commission

428 J Street, Suite 800, Sacramento, CA 95814

  • Toll Free Technical Assistance: 1-866-275-3772
  • Main Number: 916-322-5660
  • Fax: 916-322-0886
  • Internet: www.fppc.ca.gov

Secretary of State

1500 11th Street, 5th Floor, Sacramento, CA 95814

  • General Information: 916-653-6814
  • Elections Division: 916-657-2166
  • Political Reform Division: 916-653-6224
  • Polling Place Information: https://www.sos.ca.gov/elections/ 

Yolo County Elections Office

625 Court Street, Room B-05, Woodland, CA 95695

Yolo County District Attorney's Office

301 2nd Street, Woodland CA 




The City of West Sacramento is a general law city governed by a five-member City Council. City Council Members are elected at large for a four-year term. The Mayor is elected at large for a two-year term. A municipal election is held on the first Tuesday in November in even-numbered years. Each December, the Council meets and chooses one of its members as Mayor Pro Tem.

The City Clerk serves as the election officer and is responsible for issuance and acceptance of nomination papers, city measures and the publication of necessary legal notices. In addition, all campaign disclosure statements and statements of economic interest filings required by the Fair Political Practices Commission are centralized in the City Clerk’s Office.