Aug 11 2018

Nomination Period Extended for Board of Education Candidates Until Aug. 15

Nomination Period Extended for Board of Education Candidates to New Deadline: Wednesday, August 15, 2018 5:00 p.m. 

School Board Member Doug Ireland is not seeking re-election.

The City Council Nomination Period has ended, as all City Council incumbents have filed for re-election.

The Nomination Period for the two seats on the Board of Education which are up for election at the November 6, 2018 General Municipal Election has been extended to Wednesday, August 15th, due to incumbent Doug Ireland not seeking re-election. The nomination period for seats on the City Council has closed.

Currently, five candidates have taken out nomination papers for seats on the Board of Education and four have qualified for the ballot.

Residents interested in taking out nomination papers for the Board of Education should contact the City Clerk’s Office at (510) 420-3040 as soon as possible to set up an appointment to be issued papers. The California Elections Code requires that nomination papers be issued in person to the prospective candidate at City Hall. The process of issuing nomination papers takes approximately one hour.

The extended deadline for submitting completed nomination papers is 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, August 15th. Details on the nomination process are available in the Guide to Nomination and Candidacy, which is available on the City’s web site.

Residents with questions about the process or wishing to make an appointment can call the City Clerk’s office at (510) 420-3040.

Contact: John O. Tulloch, City Clerk

The names of candidates filing and qualifying for the School Board and City Council November 6, 2018 Election have not been announced by the City Clerk, as of 8/10/18.

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