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For Immediate Release

Extended nomination period opens for November 7, 2023 Election

SANTA ROSA, CA | August 14, 2023

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Candidate nominations for select special district offices scheduled for election in November have been extended to Wednesday, August 16, at 5 p.m. for any qualified person -- except the incumbent(s) -- because one or more of the incumbent(s) did not file. Offices for which nominations have been extended include the following:

  • Russian River Recreation and Park District
  • Russian River County Water District
  • Sonoma Mountain County Water District

Candidates must obtain and file nomination papers at the Sonoma County Registrar of Voters Office at 435 Fiscal Drive in Santa Rosa. Potential candidates can obtain information by visiting and clicking on the Candidate Filing menu item on the left, calling (707) 565-6808, emailing, or visiting the Registrar of Voters Office.

For election and voting information unrelated to candidate nominations, visit, call (707) 565-6800 (Toll-Free: [800] 750-VOTE [8683]; TTY: [800] 565-6888]), email, or visit the Registrar of Voters Office. The office is open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on weekdays, excluding County holidays.

Media Contact
Wendy Hudson, Chief Deputy Registrar of Voters
(707) 565-6800

Gina Stocker, Communications Specialist
(707) 565-3040
575 Administration Drive, Suite 104A
Santa Rosa, CA 95403­