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Councilmember Ramon Yepez

District 4


(209) 333-6700


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In 2023, Ramon Yepez became the first Latino in Lodi’s 117-year history to serve on the City Council. Yepez was appointed by the council to replace the departed Shakir Khan, who was charged with counts of voter fraud. Yepez previously ran unsuccessfully for City Council in 2020 and for the Area 5 trustee seat on the Lodi Unified Board of Education in 2018.

First appointed: March 29, 2023

Day job: Founder/CEO of ARGrid

Alma mater: University of the Pacific (bachelor’s degree, economics and political Science; master’s in data science); Sacramento State University (master’s in economics)

Notable quote: “I’m grateful to the people of District 4 for showing up and making their voices heard. The meeting was an exciting conversation between the voters and their representatives. I’m looking forward to working with my fellow council members on behalf of Lodi. Among my top priorities are public safety, infrastructure repair and civic engagement.” (Source: Lodi News)

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