The City of Escondido is Seeking Interested Persons to Fill a Vacancy for Member of the City Council District 2, by Appointment

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                   

CONTACT: Zack Beck, 760-839-4560

The City of Escondido is accepting applications for a potential appointment to the Escondido City Council to fill the vacancy created by the passing of Council Member John Masson, effective March 10, 2020.


The term of the Council seat is from the date of appointment to the next general municipal election on November 3, 2020. 


Candidates must be 18 years of age, reside within the limits of Escondido City Council District 2, and be registered to vote in the City at the time the application is accepted.  Council members must comply with all provisions of California law regarding service on a City Council of a general law city.


Candidates must submit an application, resume and proof of current voter registration status, as well as respond to

The Escondido City Council will interview candidates at their April 22, 2020 Special City Council meeting. The Council may take action at that time or within the 60-day period thereafter.


Submittals are due by April 15, 2020 at 5:00 p.m. to the City Clerk’s Office by completing the online form at the following link: or by emailing the completed application packet to, or by mailing the completed application packet to 201 N. Broadway, Escondido 92025.