Tools for Running for Office

The Town Clerk’s Office has gathered the following information and resources for those who want to run for office. 

Candidate’s Information Guide

The Candidate’s Information Guide (English and Spanish versions available) and all necessary documents/forms for the election for the Town of Windsor will be available for pick up at the start of the nomination period, which is on Monday, December 20, 2021 (please note, Town offices are closed the week of December 20, 2021). Candidate’s need to schedule an appointment with the Town Clerk or Deputy Town Clerk to receive the necessary documents and forms during the nomination period. The nomination period ended on Friday, January 14, 2022 at 5:00 p.m.

Please note, this Guide does not include required forms and documents. You must schedule an appointment with the Town Clerk’s office to receive these documents.

Appointments can be made by email: townclerk@townofwindsor.com. Alternatively, you may call (707) 838-5315 to leave a message with the Town Clerk to call and schedule the appointment.  

Election Signs

The starting date for posting campaign signs for the April 12, 2022, Special Municipal Election will be Monday, February 28, 2022. A permit is required. Permit fee is $25. For further details, please view the sign permit.

Important Contact/Telephone Numbers

Quick access to contact information.

Fair Political Practices Commission

To further assist you as the candidate, it is important to visit the FPPC (Fair Political Practices Commission) website.

Please see the Campaign Disclosure Manual 2 for candidates.

The Mission of the FAIR POLITICAL PRACTICES COMMISSION is to promote the integrity of representative state and local government in California through fair, impartial interpretation and enforcement of political campaign, lobbying, and conflict of interest laws.

They can be contacted at 1-866-ASK-FPPC (1-866-275-3772).