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. 

Special Zoom Presentation on the Process to Run for Office!

On Thursday, July 30, 2020, the Town of Windsor held an informational meeting via Zoom regarding the process to run for office. Please see flyer, PowerPoint Presentation and Zoom Recording below. 

English and Spanish Flyer
Powerpoint Presentation - English and Spanish
Zoom Recording

Candidate’s Information Guide

The Candidate’s Information Guide and all necessary documents/forms for the election for the Town of Windsor was available for pick up as of Monday, July 13, 2020. Candidate’s needed to schedule an appointment with the Town Clerk to receive the necessary documents and forms during the nomination period. The nomination period ended on Friday, August 7, 2020 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: Alternatively, you may call (707) 838-1000 to leave a message with the Town Clerk to call and schedule the appointment.  

Candidate’s Informational Brochure

The Candidate’s Informational Brochure provides a brief overview of the Candidate’s process and requirements. 

Election Statement Timeline

Calendar for November 3, 2020 Consolidated Election.  

Election Signs

The starting date for posting campaign signs for the November 3, 2020, General Municipal Election will be Sunday, September 20, 2020 (45 days prior to the election). 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).