Election Information

Notice of Reorganization

At its meeting of December 15, 2020, the City of San Leandro City Council installed Councilmembers Bryan Azevedo, Fred Simon and Pete Ballew. See the Notice of Reorganization (PDF).

General Election Information

The Clerk's Office is responsible for the conduct of municipal elections. We provide nomination packets and general guidelines to those candidates interested in running for office. We accept all nomination packet filings and submit to the Alameda County Registrar of Voters. The next General Municipal Election for the City will be held on November 3, 2020. The offices of City Council Districts 2, 4 and 6 are up for election. See the San Leandro Council District Map (PDF) for Council District locations.

Nomination Period

The candidate nomination period opens on Monday, July 13, 2020 and closes on Friday, August 7, 2020. If an incumbent does not file nomination papers by 5 pm on Friday, August 7, 2020, the nomination period will be extended until Wednesday, August 12, 2020.

Candidate Information

See the list of candidates in Nominees for Public Office (PDF).

Campaign Finance

View Campaign Finance Forms.

This section contains financial information provided by local candidates and committees. Review these filings for questions about who is contributing money, who is receiving money, and how it is being spent. Use the Public Access Portal to research campaign contributions and expenditures, review campaign statements filed by candidates and examine a committee's filing history. 2020 City of San Leandro Candidate Information. Learn more about running for the City Council (PDF) or use the navigation bar at the left for more election information. San Leandro does not have campaign contribution limits.

Other Resources

  • California Fair Political Practices Commission
    The Fair Political Practices Commission (FPPC) enforces California laws related to campaign financing, financial conflicts of interest, and gifts given to public officials and candidates under the Political Reform Act. The FPPC also provides written advice to public agencies, candidates, and officials regarding Political Reform Act requirements. The FPPC's advice line is 1-866-ASK-FPPC (866-275-3772) or email Fair Political Practices Commission.
  • Alameda County Registrar of Voters
    The Registrar of Voters (ROV) is the County Elections Official and conducts all federal, state, county, municipal, school district and special district elections. The ROV is also responsible for voter registration, outreach and education.
  • State of California Secretary of State Elections Division
    The Elections Division of the California Secretary of State oversees all elections within California. The Elections Division certifies voting equipment, ensures election allows and campaign disclosure requirements are enforced, maintains a database of all California registered voters, tracks and certifies ballot initiatives, compiles elections returns, certifies election results, and promotes voter registration and participation.