Election 2020

The latest list of candidates who have taken out or filed Nomination Papers for Antioch Mayor, City Council, City Clerk, City Treasurer or Antioch School Board as of 5:00 p.m. Thursday, July 29, 2020 according to Antioch City Clerk Arne Simonsen and the Contra Costa Elections office.



Sean Wright (I) – Mayor of Antioch – Qualified on 8/4/20

Julio Mendez  – Filed on 7/30/20  – Qualified on 7/31/20

Rakesh Kumar Christian – 2014 candidate for Governor of California – Qualified on 7/22/20

Kenneth Turnage II – former Antioch Planning Commission Chairman

Monica Wilson – Antioch Councilwoman – Withdrawn 8/4/20 – (see related article)

Wade Harper – former Mayor of Antioch – Withdrawn 7/30/20 (See related article)

Gabriel Makinano

Elizabeth Householder – Antioch School Board Trustee – Withdrawn 8/3/20

See the detailed Antioch City Council 2020 Election Districts Map and the Interactive Map to find your address.

Council District 1

Joyann Motts – Antioch Mayor Pro Tem  – Filed on 8/4/20 (awaiting signature verification)

Manuel Soliz – former Antioch Mayor Pro Tem, Councilman and current Planning Commissioner

Fernando Navarrete

La Donna Norman

Tamisha Walker


Council District 2

Tony Tiscareno – former Antioch Councilman – Filed on 7/28/20 – Qualified on 7/30/20

Michael Barbanica – Filed 8/3/20 – Qualified on 8/4/20


Council District 3

Lori Ogorchock – Antioch Councilwoman

Lamar Thorpe – Antioch Councilman

Wayne Steffen – former Antioch Parks & Recreation Commission Member

Antwon Webster – Antioch Board of Administrative Appeals

Marie Arce – Antioch Parks & Recreation Commission Chair


Council District 4

Alex Astorga

Sandra White – Antioch Police Crime Prevention Commission Chairman – Filed 7/31/20 – Qualified on 8/3/20


City Treasurer

James Davis (I) – Antioch City Treasurer

Ruben Rocha

Lauren Posada


City Clerk

Arne Simonsen (I) – Antioch City Clerk  – Qualified on 8/4/20

Dwayne Eubanks – Antioch Police Crime Prevention Commissioner

Ellie Householder – Antioch School Board Trustee – Filed on 8/4/20 (awaiting signature verification)


ANTIOCH SCHOOL BOARD – From the latest County Elections Office report

Area 1

Antonio Hernandez

Diane Gibson-Gray – Antioch School Board President – filed papers 7/31/20

Area 3

Crystal Sawyer-White – Antioch School Board Trustee – filed 7/24/20. Withdrew but pulled papers again, 8/3/20 – filed papers 8/3/20

Clyde Lewis – Antioch Police Crime Prevention Commissioner

Area 4

Gary Hack – Antioch School Board Trustee

This list will be updated when additional registered Antioch voters take out or file their Nomination Papers, or withdraw from a race.

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