The November 8, 2022 Ballot will include the following:

  • Election of two Councilmembers, from Districts 1 and 3, for four-year terms

Resolution Calling the 2022 Election

Notice of Election 2022 (English)

Notice of Election 2022 (Spanish) 

Qualified Candidates November 8, 2022 Election: Liz Alessio and Mary Luros

Notice of Nominees 2022

The Candidates

As of the close of the nomination period on Friday, August 12, 2022, there is only one candidate for each of the offices to be elected: one Councilmember from District 1, and one Councilmember from District 3.

The persons so nominated are: 

Liz Alessio, District 1, Four-year Term - Candidate Statement (English & Spanish)

Mary Luros, District 3, Four-year Term - Candidate Statement (English & Spanish)

At the August 23, 2022 Special meeting, City Council voted to direct City staff to take all actions necessary to implement the November 8, 2022 General Municipal Election as scheduled for City Councilmember District 1 and District 3, as previously authorized by Resolution R2022-046.

City Clerk’s Certification that there is only one Candidate for each of two City Council offices to be elected (PDF) (English)

Certificación de la secretaria municipal de que solo hay un candidato para cada uno de dos cargos para ser elegidos (PDF) (Spanish)

City Council District Based Election for 2022

Effective June 5, 2020, City of Napa City Municipal Code 1.10.010 established district based elections for four Councilmembers. Municipal Code 1.10.020 (B) established the sequence of elections with Council Districts 1 and 3 for election in November 2022.

On March 8, 2022 the City of Napa City Council completed the redistricting process and adopted Ordinance O2022-005, re-adopting the district map that was originally established when the City moved to district elections in 2020.

For more information about the transition from At-large to District-Based City Council Elections, click HERE.  

For more information regarding the redistricting process, click HERE.

Nomination Period - July 18, 2022 to August 12, 2022 ** CLOSED**

In accordance with CA Elections Code Sections 10220-10230, this is the period when individuals officially receive, circulate and file nomination papers for candidacy. 

During this time, Nomination Papers may be issued by the City Clerk to any 

eligible candidate during regular business hours. Individuals are considered “official” candidates upon the submission and qualification of Nomination Papers.

The nomination period for candidates opens at 8:00 a.m. on July 18, 2022 and closes at 5:00 p.m. on August 12, 2022. If an incumbent fails to submit nomination papers by this deadline, non-incumbent candidates will have until 5:00 p.m. on August 17, 2022 to file nomination papers.

Candidates are encouraged to contact the City Clerk to schedule an appointment to take out and/or file nomination papers. The City Clerk will begin to schedule appointments not earlier than July 1, 2022.  Appointments can be made by contacting the City Clerk’s Office at 707-257-9503 or [email protected].

Additional information about the General Municipal Election, including candidate and voter assistance information will be posted to the website as it becomes available throughout the election season.

2022 Municipal Election Calendar

  • Election Day: November 8, 2022
  • Offices to be Elected: Two Councilmember Seats 
    • 1 from District 1
    • 1 from District 3
Date Event
July 4 - July 18, 2022
Election Official to Publish Notice of Election - Candidates
July 11, 2022
Last Day to Adopt Regulations for Candidates Statements
August 12, 2022
LAST DAY TO FILE NOMINATION PAPERS - Note that Candidate Statement and Nomination Papers are Confidential Until Close of Nomination Period
August 17, 2022
Last Day to File Nomination Papers if Extended Period Applies - Extended Filing Period ONLY if Incumbent Fails to File
August 18, 2022
Secretary of State to Determine Order of Names on the Ballot
September 12 - October 25, 2022
Filing Period for Write-In Candidates
September 29, 2022
Candidates: Last Day to File Campaign Expenditure Statements - 1st Pre-Election Statement (7/1/22-9/24/22)
October 10, 2022
First Day for Mailing Permanent Vote and Mail Voter Ballots
October 10 - November 1, 2022
Voters May Request Vote by Mail Ballots with Regular Applications
October 24, 2022
Last Day to Register to Vote
October 25, 2022 Last Day to File for Write-in Candidate
October 27, 2022
Candidates: Last Day to File Campaign Expenditure Statements - 2nd Pre-Election Statement (9/25/22-10/22/22)
November 1, 2022
Last Day for Election Official to Publish Notice of Nominees
November 8, 2022
November 11, 2022
Last Day to Receive Vote by Mail Voter Ballots (if Postmarked on Election Day)
November 15, 2022
Last Day to Remove Temporary Election Signs - NMC 17.55.120 Temporary Signs
No Later than December 8, 2022
Election Official to Canvass the Returns and to Conduct Manual Tally
December 8 - December 23, 2022
City to Declare Results, Reorganize Council and Choose Vice Mayor
Within 30 Days of Assuming Office
File Statement of Economic Interests
January 31, 2023
Candidates: Last Day to File Campaign Expenditure Statements - Semiannual Statement (10/23/22-12/31/22)