2018 Candidate information

2018 Candidate information

Offices to be Elected 2018

City Council Districts 1, 3, 5, and Office of the Mayor

Terms of Office

January 1, 2019 through December 31, 2022

Candidate Information

The 2018 Candidate Information List will contain preliminary candidate information regarding candidate filings and candidate contact information. To search for the and view the most recent candidate filings for all the qualified candidates in the San Leandro election. Please see our campaign filing portal. Sign up here to receive updates on candidates as they are posted.

Preliminary Candidate List 

Prior to the opening of the nomination period candidates file campaign disclosure forms notifying the Clerk's office of their intent to run for office. During the 2018 election season, the candidates will be listed here. 

Materials submitted by each candidate are available for public review at the City Clerk's Office only during the 10-calendar-day public examination of election materials. 

Nomination Period 

The candidate nomination period for the November 6, 2018 General Municipal Election is open from July 16, 2018 to August 10, 2018. Call the City Clerk at (510) 577-3367 or email mhanda@sanleandro.org to schedule an appointment to obtain nomination papers during the nomination period. 

Extended Nomination Period

The candidate nomination period will be extended five (5) days – until August 15, 2018, for any office for which an eligible incumbent does not file nomination papers. 

Write-In Candidacy 

Anyone who desires to be a write-in candidate may obtain and file the necessary forms between September 10 and October 23, 2018. Call the City Clerk at (510) 577-3367 or email mhanda@sanleandro.org for more information. A write-in candidate's name does not appear on the ballot and must be written in by the voter. 

Candidate Nomination Packet 
The Candidate Nomination Packet is issued to all candidates during the nomination period to assist them with the nomination and campaign process, and includes the following materials: 

Election Documents  

  • Guidelines for Candidates Seeking Office
  • Nomination Paper (must be issued by the elections official)
  • Ballot Designation Worksheet
  • Candidate Statement and Agreement to Filing Rules
  • Candidate Endorsement Agreement
  • Declaration of Intent to Install Temporary Election Campaign Signs and Regulations
  • Code of Fair Campaign Practices
  • Literature Requirements
  • Candidate Contact Information
  • Submittal Checklist
  • Council Member District Map – Click here to obtain PDF maps, including the Council Member District Map, Street Map with Council Districts, and Precinct Map with Council Districts, and to download map layers in KMZ or SHP (ESRI) format.
Fair Political Practices Commission (FPPC Documents) 

Information and forms relating to disclosure of economic interests (FORM 700) are available from the FPPC at http://www.fppc.ca.gov

Form 700 – Statement of Economic Interests

Form 700 Statement of Economic Interests Reference Pamphlet                               

Form 700 - Frequently Asked Questions

Campaign information and candidate disclosure forms and manuals, including those listed below, are available from the FPPC at http://www.fppc.ca.gov/index.php?id=505: