March 2019 Candidate Information

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Listed below are the individuals who have indicated their interest in running for office in the Special Election on Tuesday, March 12, 2019, along with the dates that certain important filings relating to the status of each candidate's nomination were filed with the City Clerk. This election is being conducted to fill the vacancy for District 5 Councilmember for a term that expires April 19, 2021, and to fill the vacancy for District 8 Councilmember for a term that expires April 17, 2023 (pursuant to a recent Charter amendment approved by the voters and signed by the Governor).

Candidates must file nomination papers between Nov. 12, 2018 and Dec. 12, 2018. Petition signatures will be verified by the City Clerk, and if the nomination petition contains the required number of valid signatures, a candidate's name will be certified to the ballot by the City Clerk.

For contact information for the candidates, select the candidate's name below to view the Declaration of Candidacy that was filed with the City Clerk. 

DISTRICT 5 CANDIDATES​

NAME

CANDIDATE PACKET ISSUED

FILED APPLICATION FOR INTERIM POSITION

DECLARATION OF CANDIDACY FILED

CANDIDATE COMMITTEE REGISTERED

NOMINATION PAPERS FILED

CERTIFIED TO BALLOT

​Audrey Bell-Jenkins
0​7/19/180​7/23/18
0​7/19/18
​12/10/18
Betty Guardado
​07/17/18
07/26/18
0​7/26/18
0​6/07/18
​12/12/18
Vania Guevara
​07/16/18
07/26/18​
​07/26/18
​10/20/17
​12/12/18
​Lydia Hernandez
​07/27/18
07/26/18​07/27/18
​12/12/18
Justin Johnson
07/18/18
07/26/18
07/26/18
01/17/18


Arian Mohammad - Withdrew 10/09/18
07/17/18​
​07/24/18
​07/24/18
03/27/18​

Nathan Schick
​07/25/18
07/26/18​

​12/12/18

       


DISTRICT 8 CANDIDATES​

NAME

CANDIDATE PACKET ISSUED

FILED APPLICATION FOR INTERIM POSITION

DECLARATION OF CANDIDACY FILED

CANDIDATE COMMITTEE REGISTERED

NOMINATION PAPERS FILED

CERTIFIED TO BALLOT

Gilbert Arvizu
08/06/1808/17/18
08/13/1808/13/1812/12/18​
​Margarito Blancas​08/14/18​08/17/18​08/17/18
​George B. Brooks, Jr.​08/17/18
​Isabel Chavez - Withdrew 10/14/18​08/07/1808/10/18​08/10/18​08/20/18
​Victor J. Contreras0​8/17/18
Carlos Garcia​08/16/1808/17/18​​05/11/18​12/10/18
​Wesley W. Harris​08/16/18
​Abraham James​08/16/18
Michael Johnson
08/03/18
08/16/18
08/16/18
10/23/17
​12/12/18​
Michael J. Lan​gley​08/08/1808/10/180​8/08/18​12/12/18​
​Jarrett B. Maupin, Jr.​08/17/18​08/17/18​08/17/18​12/12/18​
​R. Michael McQuaid08/16/18​
​Felicita M. Mendoza​08/17/18
​Lawrence Robinson​08/07/18​08/17/18​08/17/18​11/27/17​12/12/18
Camaron Stevenson08/03/1808/17/1808/08/18
​02/05/18​12/12/18
​Warren Stewart, Jr.​08/03/1808/08/18​08/08/18​04/27/18​​12/07/18
​Onesimus A. Strachan​08/07/18​08/17/180​8/17/18​12/05/18​12/05/18