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For Immediate Release

Extended nomination period opens for November election

SANTA ROSA, CA | August 15, 2022

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Candidate nominations for select school, city, and special district offices have been extended to Wednesday, Aug. 17, for any qualified person, except the incumbent(s), because one or more of the incumbents did not file. Offices for which nominations have been extended include the following:

School Districts:

  • Sonoma County Board of Education Trustee Area 4
  • Sonoma County Junior College District Trustee Area 1 (East County)
  • Cloverdale Unified School District
  • Geyserville Unified School District Full Term and Short Term
  • Healdsburg Unified School District
  • City of Santa Rosa High School District Trustee Area 2
  • Point Arena Joint Union High School District
  • Bellevue Union School District
  • Dunham School District
  • Forestville Union School District
  • Fort Ross School District
  • Gravenstein Union School District Full Term
  • Harmony Union School District
  • Horicon School District Full Term and Short Term
  • Kashia School District Full Term
  • Laguna Joint School District
  • Liberty School District
  • Mark West Union School District
  • Monte Rio Union School District Full Term
  • Oak Grove Union School District
  • Old Adobe Union School District Full Term and Short Term
  • Rincon Valley Union School District
  • Two Rock Union School District
  • West Side Union School District
  • Wilmar Union School District
  • Wright School District Full Term and Short Term


  • Cloverdale Treasurer
  • Cloverdale City Council
  • Cotati City Council
  • Healdsburg City Council Full Term
  • Petaluma City Mayor
  • Santa Rosa City Council Districts 2 and 6
  • Sebastopol City Council
  • Sonoma City Council
  • Windsor Mayor

Special Districts:

  • Graton Community Services District Short Term
  • Graton Fire Protection District Full Term
  • Monte Rio Fire Protection District
  • Rancho Adobe Fire Protection District
  • Timber Cove Fire Protection District Full Term
  • Cloverdale Health Care District
  • Petaluma Health Care District
  • Sonoma Valley Health Care District
  • Coast Life Support District
  • Forestville Water District
  • Valley of the Moon Water District Short Term

Candidates for city/town offices must obtain and file their nomination papers with the appropriate city/town clerk. Candidates for school and special district offices who reside in Sonoma County must obtain and file nomination papers at the Sonoma County Registrar of Voters (ROV) Office at 435 Fiscal Dr. in Santa Rosa. Candidates filing at the ROV Office can obtain further information by visiting and clicking on the Candidate Filing menu item on the left, calling (707) 565-6808 or emailing

For election/voting information unrelated to candidate nominations, please go to the Sonoma County ROV website at, call (707) 565-6800, email, or visit the Sonoma County ROV Office in person at 435 Fiscal Dr., Santa Rosa.

Contact Information: 
Wendy Hudson 
Chief Deputy Registrar of Voters 
(707) 565-6800