As of Thursday, the candidates running for Antioch Mayor now stands at eight. Currently, of the eight who have pulled papers, only one has qualified.
In 2016, the Mayors race had four candidates which Sean Wright prevailed over then Mayor Wade Harper by just 64 votes.
- Sean Wright (I) – Current Mayor.
- Julio Mendez: no info
- Rakesh Kumar Christian: (qualified candidate): 2014 candidate for Governor of CA
- Kenneth Turnage II: former Antioch Planning Comissioner and small business owner.
- Monica Wilson: currently an Antioch City Councilmember.
- Wade Harper: former Mayor of Antioch.
- Gabriel Makinano: small business owner
- Elizabeth Householder: currently an Antioch Unified School District Trustee
The Candidate filing period for offices in cities, schools, community Colleges, and special Districts is from July 13th to August 7th, 2020 in order to appear on the November 2020 ballot.
Other Antioch City Council Races
Council District 1
- Joyann Motts
- Manuel Soliz
- Fernando Navarrete
- La Donna Norman
- Tamisha Walker
Council District 2
- Tony Tiscareno
- Michael Barbanica
Council District 3
- Lori Ogorchock
- Lamar Thorpe
- Wayne Steffen
- Antwon Webster
Council District 4
- Alex Astorga
- Sandra White
- James Davis (I)
Arne Simonsen (I)