Time’s Up! Status of Oxnard Recall Election Candidates

By George Miller

The deadline for pulling papers was Thursday, 2-15-18. Preparations for the Oxnard Council recall special election are moving along rapidly, summarized here: https://citizensjournal.us/oxnard-council-2-13-18-recall-election-progress-5-city-manager-report-las-cortes-dev-progress/

The City Clerk provided  a candidate status as of Friday:


Navarro, Modesto (Morey) Mayor Retired
Starr, Aaron Mayor Oxnard Businessman/Accountant
Stein, Lawrence Mayor Accountant Tax Preparer
Sumpter, Robert Lee Mayor (none)
Chavez, Daniel Jr CM Madrigal Bus Operator
Petris, Enrique CM Madrigal Contract Administrator
Ragan, John CM Madrigal (none)
Casanova, Ambrosio CM Ramirez Supervisor USAF
Velasquez, Alfred CM Ramirez Retired Teamster


Filed, not yet qualified

Lopez, Miguel Mayor University Academic Director
Garcia, Angel CM Madrigal University Student
Martinez, Miguel CM Madrigal Construction Manager
Cryder, Kari CM Perello Oxnard Small Businesswoman
Castanon, Francine CM Ramirez Veterans Coordinator/Businesswoman


Pulled, did not file

For Mayor: Jason Corona

For CM Perello: Elizabeth White


Pulled, decided not to file

For CM Madrigal: Alejandro Gonzales, Richard Jaquez


There will be a candidates debate on 3-15-18 in downtown Oxnard:

Oxnard Special Recall Election Candidate Debate- 3-15-18

Oxnard Special Recall Election Candidate Debate- 3-15-18

Event Announcement BOXING THEME DEBATE- RECEPTION- CANDIDATE BOOTHS- ELECTION INTEGRITY- LOCAL DIGNITARIES- VIDEO ARCADE-FOOD-DRINK- 5:00- 8:30 pm March 15, 2018 An unprecedented stand-alone Oxnard Council recall election will be held on 5-1-18. We are “cueing” you in that the ad-hoc “Oxnard Revelations Association” is sponsoring and running an all-comers candidates’ debate on March 15, 2018, […]



George Miller is Publisher/Co-Founder of CitizensJournal.us and a “retired” operations management consultant residing in Oxnard.

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