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Supervisor Angel Barajas

District 5


(530) 666-8627; fax: (530) 666-8193


Angel Barajas was elected to the Yolo County Board of Supervisors in 2020, running against incumbent Duane Chamberlain. Barajas represents District 5, which includes north Woodland, Knights Landing, Yolo, Madison, Esparto and the Capay Valley. Barajas has opened satellite offices in Esparto and Knights Landing to serve his district’s rural areas.

Also to better serve his district, Barajas supported key initiatives such as appropriating county funds for the Knights Landing Park and the Capay Valley Health and Community Center in Esparto. Barajas is an advocate for repairing rural residential roads, and he worked with Supervisor Gary Sandy, county staff and local fire chiefs to reorganize fire districts.

First elected: March 3, 2020

Alma mater: California State University, Sacramento (bachelor’s degree in government).

Other positions held: Woodland Community College Foundation Board, Woodland Joint Unified School District, Yolo County Fair Board, Woodland Parks & Recreation Commission.

Notable quote: “Having been born and raised in Woodland, I am deeply passionate and committed to our community. Both my parents worked in the fields of Yolo County, eventually retiring as local factory workers. I was taught to work hard and give back to my community.” (Campaign statement for Woodland City Council race)

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Incumbent Angel Barajas is running for reelection for the District 5 seat on the Yolo County Board of Supervisors. District 5 encompasses north and east Woodland and the 10 rural unincorporated towns of Yolo County.

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Yolo County Supervisor Angel Barajas, along with the Dunnigan Fire Association, has organized this toy distribution for the children of Dunnigan, Yolo and Zamora since 2021. Last year, over 100 children received a toy.

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Over the last three years, writes Angel Barajas, he’s worked with board colleagues, community members, elected officials, staff and various stakeholders on a number of crucial issues that have shaped and will continue to shape the Capay Valley.
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