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Who Can Run For City Council in the November 2020 election?

The number of votes received by a single candidate in City Council Districts 2 and 8 in the March 3, 2020, Primary Municipal Election were not sufficient to declare a winner and therefore there will be a November 3, 2020, run-off election. 

Allen Warren and Sean Loloee will appear on the ballot as the two candidates receiving the most votes at the March 3, 2020, Primary Municipal Election among all candidates for the office of Council Member District 2.

Mai Vang and Les Simmons will appear on the ballot as the two candidates receiving the most votes at the March 3, 2020, Primary Municipal Election among all candidates for the office of Council Member District 8.

Any member of the public who meets the requirements below may run for public office in the City of Sacramento. Candidates must:

  • Be at least eighteen years of age
  • Be a citizen of the United States and a resident of the State of California
  • Be a registered voter and a resident within the district the candidate seeks to represent for not less than 30 days preceding the date of filing candidate papers.Mayoral candidates must be registered voters and residents within the jurisdiction of the City of Sacramento for not less than 30 days preceding the date of filing the nomination petition. Voter registration will be verified before issuance of the official nomination petition.

Need Assistance Or Have Questions?

We are happy to assist you. Please contact us via email at: clerk@cityofsacramento.org, or by phone at (916) 808-7200.