Election Information

2020 General Municipal Election

The Consolidated Primary Election is scheduled for March 3, 2020.  On November 4, 2019, the City Council adopted Resolution No. 131-2019 Ordering the submission to the qualified electors of the City of Healdsburg a Measure to Approve a Second Amendment to the Growth Management Ordinance at the Consolidated Primary Election to be held on Tuesday, March 3, 2020.

The next regular scheduled General Municipal Election for the City of Healdsburg will be held on Tuesday, November 3, 2020.
  Three Council seats will be up for election. 

City of Healdsburg Councilmembers are elected at large to serve four-year terms. The term expirations are staggered so that not all terms expire at the same time. 

The following is a calendar of important dates for the November 3, 2020, General Municipal Election:




July 13 - Aug 7, 2020

Candidate nomination period is open

Aug 13, 2020

Randomized alphabet drawing by Secretary of State

August 3, 2020

Political campaign signs may be erected

Oct 5, 2020

1st Pre-Election Campaign Statement (period covering 7/1/20-9/30/20)

Oct 22, 2020

2nd Pre-Election Campaign Statement (period covering 10/1/20-10/17/20)

Oct 29, 2020

3rd Pre-Election Campaign Statement (period covering 10/18/20-10/28/20)

Oct 5 - 27, 2020 

Vote By Mail period (You may go to the Registrar of Voters Office up until election day to get and submit a vote by mail ballot.)

Oct 19, 2020

Last day to register to vote in the November election
(You may register to vote up until election day only at the Registrar of Voters Office.)

Nov 3, 2020


Nov 18, 2020

Deadline to remove political signs

Jan 31, 2021

Campaign Statement Filing (10/29/20-12/31/20) - Semi-annual Statement 

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 City limits of the City of Healdsburg.

Nomination Process

Nomination and election forms for municipal offices will be available at the City Clerk's Office during the Nomination Period. For official documents or more information please contact the City Clerk's office.

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