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Click HERE to see the final list of candidates running for election November 8, 2016, in Ballot Order.

Register to Vote
The last day to register for the November election is Monday, October 24th.  Forms may picked up in the City Clerk's Office or you can register online.  Note forms must be returned to the Napa County Registrar before the deadline, not dropped off at the City.  Contact the registrar for more information.

Nomination Period for Write-in Candidates Begins September 12, 2016
The Nomination period for Write-In Candidates for Mayor or City Council Member in the November 8, 2016 General Municipal Election begins on Monday, September 12, 2016 and ends at 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, October 25, 2016. Interested citizens may obtain information and necessary paperwork by contacting American Canyon’s City Clerk at 707-647-5337.

Information will be posted to this website as it becomes available throughout the election season. Please contact the City Clerk’s Office at (707) 647-5337 if you have questions.

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The City of American Canyon conducts municipal elections on the Tuesday after the first Monday in November of even numbered years. Council members serve four (4) year staggered terms, with two members being up for office every two (2 years). The two (2) candidates that receive the two (2) highest number of votes are elected.

The Mayor is directly elected and serves a term of four (4) years. The candidate that receives the highest number of votes for mayor is elected.

There is no limit on the number of terms the Mayor or a Council Member may serve.

The next general municipal election will be held on November 8, 2016. The following individuals terms expire in November 2016 and elections will be held to fill these offices:

Leon Garcia – Mayor
Joan Bennett – Council Member
Kenneth Leary – Council Member