General Municipal Election

Election Information

The Town Clerk's Office is responsible for conducting municipal elections within the Town of Windsor. The following information has been prepared to help guide voters of the Town of Windsor, potential candidates for office, and individuals and organizations participating in Town elections. 

2020 General Municipal Election

The next General Municipal Election will be held on Tuesday, November 3, 2020.
Under the Town of Windsor's new district-based election system, voters will elect one Councilmember for the district they are registered in for a four-year term and one at-large Mayor for a two-year term. Seats up for election are district 3 and the at-large Mayor. Learn more about our transition from an at-large to district-based election system. 

Candidate Qualifications
To be eligible for these offices, an individual must be at least eighteen years of age, a citizen of the United States and a resident of the State of California, must be a registered voter and a resident within the Town limits of the Town of Windsor. To view the current listing of interested candidates for Town Council, please visit the page.

Candidate Campaign Statements (460)
View information regarding disclosure filings, finance reports and more. 

District-Based Elections 
The Town of Windsor will transition from at-large to district-based elections starting in November 2020. At the Town Council meeting on April 3, 2019, the Town Council adopted Ordinance No. 2019-332, amending Title 1, Chapter 2 of the Town Code to establish a District-based election system for four districts and an at-large elected Mayor. At the September 4, 2019 Town Council meeting, the Town Council adopted Ordinance No. 2019-336, Amending Windsor Municipal Code Figure 1-2-200(A) of Title 1, Chapter 2, Article 2 "District Elections," to incorporate newly annexed territory into Windsor Town Council District 2. Please visit the Election's home page frequently for updated information. View FAQs here

Nomination Process
Nomination and election forms for municipal offices will be available at the Town Clerk's Office during normal business, Monday - Thursday 7am to 6pm and during the Nomination Period. The Nomination Period opens Monday, July 13, 2020 and closes at 5pm, Friday, August 7, 2020. The Town Clerk's Office will be open on the final day of the Nomination Period, Friday, August 7 from 8am to 5pm.

Voter Registration 
The registration deadline is October 19, 2020 for the November 3, 2020 General Municipal Election. 

​March 3, 2020 California Presidential Primary Election

​Please visit the Sonoma County Registrar of Voters web page to find information regarding the California Presidential Primary Election. 

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