Notice of Election

Notice of Election
Posted on 07/01/2020
Election

On June 23, 2020, the City Council of the City of Rohnert Park Adopted Resolution 2020-052. This Resolution calls for the holding of General Municipal Elections for Districts 1, 3 and 4, to be held on November 3, 2020, and Requests the Sonoma County Board of Supervisors to Consolidate the General Municipal Election with the Statewide General Election.


Under Rohnert Park’s new district-based election system, voters will elect one councilmember for the district they are registered in. Voters in districts 1, 3, and 4 will elect members of the City Council in 2020 for four year terms. Voters in districts 2 and 5 will elect members of the City Council in 2022 for four year terms.


Any registered voter of the City of Rohnert Park that resides within the district for which they are seeking election is eligible to run for City Council. To find out what district you are in, use the address look-up tool at https://bit.ly/37EtD2d


Official nomination petitions for eligible candidates desiring to file for the above office(s), may be obtained from the Office of the City Clerk, 130 Avram Ave, Rohnert Park, beginning July 13, 2020, through August 7, 2020, during regular business hours as posted, by appointment only.


Since this is the first time the offices of Member, City Council – District 1, Member, City Council – District 3, and Member, City Council – District 4 will be elected,  there are no incumbents currently holding those offices.  As such, there will be no extension of the nomination period pursuant to Elections Code 10225.


For further information and to set up an appointment, please contact the City Clerk’s Office at (707) 588-2227 or cityclerk@rpcity.org. More information is also available on the City’s website at www.rpcity.org/elections.