November 2022 General Municipal Election


The November 8, 2022, General Municipal Election results were certified and ratified by the Windsor Town Council at their December 7, 2022, meeting. Windsor's election results can be viewed here and those that were elected are listed below:

  • At-large Mayor - Rosa Reynoza
  • Vice Mayor, District 2 - Sam Salmon
  • Councilmember District 1 - Mike Wall
  • Councilmember District 4 - Tanya Potter

November 8, 2022, Election Information 

The regularly scheduled General Municipal Election for the Town of Windsor was held on Tuesday, November 8, 2022. Four seats were up for this election:

  • One (1) At-large Mayor Seat for a two-year term
  • One (1) District-based Seat - District 1, for a four-year term
  • One (1) District-based Seat - District 2, for a two-year term
  • One (1) District-based Seat - District 4, for a four-year term

map 9 Opens in new windowIn March 2022, the Town Council adopted Ordinance No. 2022-360, which amended the Municipal Code regarding by-district elections, adjusting the boundaries of Town Council Election Districts and confirming such revised Council District Boundaries. To view the map and learn more about our redistricting process, please visit the webpage here

In June 2022, The Town Council adopted Ordinance No. 2022-363, which amended the Municipal Code to declare that the Council seat for District 2, subject to election at the November 2022 election, shall serve a two-year term in order to evenly stagger Town Council seats. It would then return to a four-year term beginning in the November 2024 election. 


Residents can look up their district by using the interactive map online here.

Nomination Period

The Nomination Period began on Monday, July 18, 2022, and closed on Friday, August 12, 2022, at 5:00 p.m. The nomination period was then extended for Mayor candidates for the November 8, 2022 election until 5pm on August 17, 2022 because Incumbent Salmon did not file to re-run for the Mayor seat before the regular nomination period deadline of August 12, 2022 at 5pm. Per the elections code, if an incumbent fails to return Candidate nomination papers by the deadline (August 12, 2022, at 5pm) then the nomination period would be extended. Announcement 

Official nomination petitions for eligible candidates desiring to file for office were obtained from the Office of the Town Clerk, 9291 Old Redwood Highway., Bldg. 400, Windsor, by appointment, Monday - Thursday during the nomination period. Town offices are closed Fridays. The Friday exception is August 12, 2022, the last day to file, the Town Clerk's Office was open on this day only for processing of nomination papers. 

There is no fee to pull or file the nomination papers. Candidates who choose to publish a candidate statement (English Only or English and Spanish) will be required to pay the fee for printing of the statement into the ballot guide. 

The Town Clerk and Deputy Town Clerk were available to issue and accept nomination papers by appointment during the nomination period. 

For additional resources, please visit the Sonoma County Registrar of Voters website.

Transition to District Elections 

The Town Council completes the transition from an at-large election system to a district-based election system. Voters will only vote for their Town Council position up for election in their specified district for a four-year term and an at-large Mayor for a two-year term. 

The following seats are currently served by the Councilmembers whose current at-large terms end in November 2022: 

  • Esther Lemus, Term ends November 2022
  • Rosa Reynoza, Term ends November 2022
  • Mike Wall, Term ends November 2022

The following seat is currently served by the at-large Mayor whose current at-large term ends in November 2022: 

  • Sam Salmon, Term ends November 2022

Election Calendar

To view the Election Calendar, please click here

Candidates for Town Council 

During the nomination period, a list of Candidates for Town Council can be found here.

Campaign Statements

To view campaign statements, please click here

Where to Vote

Voters can vote in-person at an 11-day vote center, or a 4-day vote center. Alternatively, voters can mail in their ballot or drop off their ballot in an official drop box. View additional information here

  1. Irene Camacho-Werby

    Town Clerk