Election/Voter Information


For 2016 City of Merced Mayoral and District Election Results, click HERE.

Click this link for the 2015 Listing of Public Officials.

For more information on filing deadlines, please visit the County of Merced website at: http://www.co.merced.ca.us/index.asp

To view the final map of the six City Council election districts adopted by the Merced City Council on October 5, 2015, please click HERE.

Individual Maps for the 2016 Election of Council Members by District:

Merced City Council District 1 Map

Merced City Council District 3 Map

Merced City Council District 5 Map

Candidate / Incumbent Information:

Campaign Committees (Candidates) and Incumbents are required to file Campaign Statements (Form 460) with the City Clerk’s Office, as long as their campaign committees remain open and active.  Candidates without open committees file Form 470.  To view current Campaign Statement forms, please click on the name(s) of the incumbent(s) and/or candidate(s) below.  Addresses and phone numbers have been omitted.

Copies of the complete statements are on file with the City Clerk's Office at:
678 West 18th Street, First Floor, Merced, CA  95340.

*As of January 1, 2016 the annual Campaign Contribution Limits are:
$598.41 for an Individual; and $2,393.65 for an Entity.

INCUMBENTS:

Dossetti, Tony (Currently, City Council Member; Form 460 - 7/1/15-12/31/15)
Dossetti, Tony (Currently, City Council Member; Form 460 - 1/1/16-6/30/16)
Murphy, Michael W. (Currently, City Council Member; Form 460 - 7/1/15-12/31/15)
Murphy, Michael W. (Currently, City Council Member; Final Form 460 - 1/1/16-6/30/16; Terminated:  6/30/16)

First Pre-Election Statement due 9/29/16; Second Pre-Election Statement due 10/27/16.
1st Pre-Election Statement covers 7/1/2016 - 9/24/2016;
2nd Pre-Election Statement covers 9/25/2016 - 10/22/2016.


CANDIDATES FOR MAYOR (Four):

Adams, Necola L.
(Form 460 - 1/1/16-6/30/16)
Adams, Necola L. (1st Pre-Election Form 460)
Adams, Necola L. (1st Pre-Election Form 460; Amended)
Adams, Necola L. (2nd Pre-Election Form 460)
Lor, Noah (Currently, City Council Member; Form 470 Annual*)
Lor, Noah (1st Pre-Election Form 460)
Lor, Noah (2nd Pre-Election Form 460)
Murphy, Michael W. (Currently, City Council Member; Original Form 460 - 7/1/15-12/31/15)
Murphy, Michael W. (Currently, City Council Member; Amended Form 460 - 7/1/15-12/31/15)
Murphy, Michael W. (Currently, City Council Member; Form 460 - 1/1/16-6/30/16)
Murphy, Michael W. (1st Pre-Election Form 460)
Murphy, Michael W. (1st Pre-Election Form 460; Amended)
Murphy, Michael W. (1st Pre-Election Form 460; Second Amended)
Murphy, Michael W. (2nd Pre-Election Form 460)
Murphy, Michael W. (Contribution Report - Form 497:  8/26/16)
Murphy, Michael W. (Contribution Report - Form 497:  9/14/16)
Murphy, Michael W. (Contribution Report - Form 497:  9/23/16)
Murphy, Michael W. (Contribution Report - Form 497:  10/18/16)
Pedrozo, Joshua (Currently, Mayor Pro-Tempore; Form 460 - 7/1/15-12/31/15)
Pedrozo, Joshua (Currently, Mayor Pro-Tempore; Form 460 - 1/1/16-6/30/16)
Pedrozo, Joshua (Currently, Mayor Pro-Tempore; Form 460 - 1/1/16-6/30/16; Amended)
Pedrozo, Joshua (1st Pre-Election Form 460)
Pedrozo, Joshua (2nd Pre-Election Form 460)
Pedrozo, Joshua (Contribution Report - Form 497:  9/23/16)
Pedrozo, Joshua (Contribution Report - Form 497: 10/18/16)
Pedrozo, Joshua (Contribution Report - Form 497: 10/22/16)
Pedrozo, Joshua (Contribution Report - Form 497: 11/2/16)

CANDIDATES FOR CITY COUNCIL:

District 1--Four candidates.

Alshami, Sonia F. (Form 460 - 1/1/16-6/30/16)
Alshami, Sonia F. (1st Pre-Election Form 460)
Alshami, Sonia F. (2nd Pre-Election Form 460)
Alshami, Sonia F. (Contribution Report - Form 497:  09-28-16)
Jenkins, Lakisha (Form 470 Supplement*)
Jenkins, Lakisha (1st Pre-Election Form 460)
Jenkins, Lakisha (1st Pre-Election Form 460; Amended)
Jenkins, Lakisha (2nd Pre-Election Form 460)
Martinez, Anthony L. (Form 470 Annual*)
Ornelas, Jesse F. (Form 470 Annual*)

District 3--Four candidates.

Kazakos, Daniel R. (Form 460 - Start to 6/30/16)
Kazakos, Daniel R. (1st Pre-Election Form 460)
Kazakos, Daniel R. (1st Pre-Election Form 460; Amended Schedule E Only)
Kazakos, Daniel R. (2nd Pre-Election Form 460)
Kazakos, Daniel R. (Contribution Report - Form 497:  10-22-16)
Kazakos, Daniel R. (Contribution Report - Form 497:  11-6-16)
McLeod, Jill (1st Pre-Election Form 460)
McLeod, Jill (1st Pre-Election Form 460; Amended)
McLeod, Jill (2nd Pre-Election Form 460)
McLeod, Jill (2nd Pre-Election Form 460; Amended)
McLeod, Jill (Contribution Report - Form 497:  9-28-16)
McLeod, Jill (Contribution Report - Form 497:  10-23-16)
McLeod, Jill (Contribution Report - Form 497:  11-05-16)
Ramirez, Christopher (1st Pre-Election Form 460)
Ramirez, Christopher (1st Pre-Election Form 460; Amended)
Ramirez, Christopher (2nd Pre-Election Form 460)
Ramirez, Christopher (Contribution Report - Form 497:  10-06-16)
Villa, Monica K. (Form 470 Annual*)

District 5--Two candidates.

Rossi, Denise (Will still appear on ballot, but has withdrawn from the campaign; Form 470 Annual.*)
Sabzehzar, Daniel E. (Original Form 460 - Start to 6/30/16)
Sabzehzar, Daniel E. (Amended Form 460 - Start to 6/30/16)
Sabzehzar, Daniel E. (1st Pre-Election Form 460)
Sabzehzar, Daniel E. (2nd Pre-Election Form 460)
Serratto, Matthew (Form 470 Annual [Original]*)
Serratto, Matthew (Form 470 Supplement [Amendment]*)
Serratto, Matthew (1st Pre-Election Form 460)
Serratto, Matthew (1st Pre-Election Form 460; Amended)
Serratto, Matthew (2nd Pre-Election Form 460)

(* Note:  Form 470 is used where there is no open committee and the candidate does not anticipate raising or spending $2,000 or more in a calendar year.  If there are campaign receipts or expenditures before 6/30/16, or if the candidate is an officeholder, it is due 7/31/16; otherwise, it may be filed with the candidate's Declaration of Candidacy by 8/12/16, but no later than the deadline for the first pre-election statement on 9/29/16.)