District 1 Vice Mayor Holman


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Councilmember Elbert Holman is a life-long resident of the City of Stockton. He graduated from Edison High School and continued his education with coursework at both California State University – San Luis Obispo (Cal Poly) and University of the Pacific.

On January 10, he was appointed to serve as Vice Mayor by Mayor Michael D. Tubbs.

Councilmember Holman is retired, with 34 years in law enforcement, 20 years with the San Joaquin County Sheriff Department, and 14 years at the San Joaquin County District Attorney’s Office, the last five years as Chief Investigator.  He is a graduate of the FBI National Academy in Quantico, Virginia.


His focus is on the many challenges facing Stockton, including growth, budget, redevelopment, job creation and reducing crime.


Councilmember Holman is an active member of the community as a member of the NAACP, Rotary International, Stockton Sunrise Rotary, vocalist and elder in his church. He and his wife of over 40 years, Marcia, have two adult daughters and seven grandchildren.


  • Councilmember Holman was appointed to the Stockton City Council on January 7, 2009.  He served the remainder of the 2007 – 2010 term of office originally held by Councilmember Steve Bestolarides, who was elected to the San Joaquin County Board of Supervisors in November 2008. 
  • Councilmember Holman was elected in the November 2010 General Election to serve a 4-year term, January 2011 through December 2014. He was elected again in the November 2014 General Election and is currently serving his second elected term, which began January 2015.


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Contact Information

Vice Mayor Elbert Holman

425 N. El Dorado Street

Stockton, CA 95202

(209) 937-8244




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This City of Stockton web page last reviewed on --- 3/8/2017