General Municipal Election Information

On March 7, 2018, the Lodi City Council adopted Ordinance 1949 establishing and implementing by-district elections. City Council Members are elected on a by-district basis from five single-member Council districts by voters residing in the district (PDF) in which the Council Member resides and hold four-year terms.

Holding of Elections

In 1988, the Lodi City Council consolidated its municipal elections with Statewide general elections. As a result, elections for members of the Council are held in November of even-numbered years. The City of Lodi contracts its election services with the San Joaquin County Registrar of Voters who prepares and furnishes to the City all materials, equipment, and services.

2020 General Municipal Election

The 2020 General Municipal Election will be held on November 3, 2020. This election will be held for the purpose of voting for the following offices of the City of Lodi:

  • Council Member for District 4 (four-year term)
  • Council Member for District 5 (four-year term)

The Council Members whose terms are due to expire are Bob Johnson and JoAnne Mounce.

Nomination Period

The nomination period for the 2020 election opens on Monday, July 13, 2020. Anyone interested in obtaining information about running as a candidate for Council Member in an upcoming election may view Information for Potential Candidates.

You may also email the City Clerk, or call 209-333-6702.

More Information

For more information, view:

  • Interactive District Map to locate your district
  • Online Records
    Please note that when searching for data regarding Council Members or candidates on the City's electronic records management system there may be information under multiple categories (e.g. campaign filings, conflict of interest, etc.).
  • Roster of Candidate Activity (PDF)
    Updated every day during Nomination Period after close of business