City Council Nominations are Closed.

City Council Nominations are Closed.

As of 5:00pm on August 10, the nomination period for City Council candidates has closed. 

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The City has the following candidates qualified for the office of City Council for the City of Sebastopol:

Patrick Slayter
Vaughn Higginbotham
Sarah Glade Gurney
Una Glass

As all incumbents have filed, the City of Sebastopol will not be extending the nomination period.


The City of Sebastopol conducts elections every two years to elect members of the City Council.  These elections are held on the first Tuesday after the first Monday in November of even-numbered years as established in the California Elections Code.  
 
CITY OFFICES TO BE ELECTED AT THE NOVEMBER 6, 2018 GENERAL ELECTION
 
OFFICE  SEATS AVAILABLE
City Council Member – three seats
 
All terms of office four-year terms to 2022.
 
Eligibility of City Council Member:
To be eligible for the office of City Council, a person must, at the time of filing nomination papers for the office:
  • be a citizen of the United States;
  • be a qualified elector of the State of California and of the City of Sebastopol
  • each candidate for Council must have resided in the City in which he or she is elected for a period of not less than thirty days immediately preceding the date he or she files a declaration of candidacy;
 
A candidate may not be in prison or on parole for a felony conviction.

For any questions, comments, or concerns about the process, please reach out to Mary Gourley, Assistant City Manager/City Clerk, at 707-823-1153 or email mgourley@cityofsebastopol.org.