Candidate Information

Below is information regarding candidates for the November 6, 2018, General Election. There will be three (3) seats up for election on the Hayward City Council, one (1) mayoral seat and two (2) council member seats.

For past City Council candidate information visit the Past Elections Page

MEET THE INDIVIDUALS WHO HAVE QUALIFIED FOR THE NOVEMBER 6, 2018 GENERAL MUNICIPAL ELECTION:  

 

OFFICE OF MAYOR (Listed Alphabetically by Last Name)

 

Barbara Halliday

BARBARA HALLIDAY 

Mayor of Hayward

CANDIDATE STATEMENT

 

Candidate accepted the 2018 Voluntary Expenditure Limit per candidate currently set at $72,627 and the Contribution Limit per candidate set at $1,424.  Campaign Finance Disclosure Public Portal

 

 

Mark Salinas

MARK SALINAS 

Council Member

CANDIDATE STATEMENT

 

Candidate accepted the 2018 Voluntary Expenditure Limit per candidate currently set at $72,627 and the Contribution Limit per candidate set at $1,424.  Campaign Finance Disclosure Public Portal

 


 

OFFICE OF COUNCIL MEMBER: (Listed Alphabetically by Last Name) 

 

 

Tom Ferreira

TOM FERREIRA

Emergency Medical Technician

CANDIDATE STATEMENT

 

Candidate accepted the 2018 Voluntary Expenditure Limit per candidate currently set at $72,627 and the Contribution Limit per candidate set at $1,424.  Campaign Finance Disclosure Public Portal

 

 

Mekia Michelle Fields

MEKIA MICHELLE FIELDS

Recruiting Sourcing Specialist

 

Candidate accepted the 2018 Voluntary Expenditure Limit per candidate currently set at $72,627 and the Contribution Limit per candidate set at $1,424.  Campaign Finance Disclosure Public Portal

 

 

Sara Lamnin

SARA LAMNIN 

Hayward City Council Member

CANDIDATE STATEMENT

 

Candidate accepted the 2018 Voluntary Expenditure Limit per candidate currently set at $72,627 and the Contribution Limit per candidate set at $1,424.  Campaign Finance Disclosure Public Portal

 

 

Marvin Piexoto

MARVIN PEIXOTO

Hayward City Councilmember

CANDIDATE STATEMENT

 

Candidate accepted the 2018 Voluntary Expenditure Limit per candidate currently set at $72,627 and the Contribution Limit per candidate set at $1,424.  Campaign Finance Disclosure Public Portal

 

 

Didacus Ramos

DIDACUS RAMOS 

Urban Planner

 

Candidate accepted the 2018 Voluntary Expenditure Limit per candidate currently set at $72,627 and the Contribution Limit per candidate set at $1,424.  Campaign Finance Disclosure Public Portal

 

 

Joe Orlando Ramos

JOE ORLANDO RAMOS

Educator/Insurance Representative

CANDIDATE STATEMENT

 

Candidate accepted the 2018 Voluntary Expenditure Limit per candidate currently set at $72,627 and the Contribution Limit per candidate set at $1,424.  Campaign Finance Disclosure Public Portal

 

 

Aisha Wahab

AISHA WAHAB

Businesswoman/Non-profit Director

CANDIDATE STATEMENT

 

Candidate accepted the 2018 Voluntary Expenditure Limit per candidate currently set at $72,627 and the Contribution Limit per candidate set at $1,424.  Campaign Finance Disclosure Public Portal

 

List of Hayward Candidates in Accordance with the Secretary of State's Randomized Alphabet Drawing

 

For Additional Information, please contact the City Clerk's Office, (510) 583-4400, or City Clerk, Miriam Lens, Miriam.Lens@hayward-ca.gov 

 

The dates and deadlines associated with the candidates for the November 6, 2018 General Election are provided here:

 

Dates and Deadlines

 

On June 26, 2018, the City Council adopted Resolutions 18-120 and 18-121 (Both Introduced by Council Member Marquez and unanimously approved) to call and establish regulations for a General Municipal Election on November 6, 2018.  The Resolutions and Staff Report are provided here: 

 

Resolution 18-120 

Resolution 18-121

Staff Report

The Federal Voting Rights Act requires the Alameda County Registrar of Voters to translate election information materials into Spanish, Chinese, Tagalog and Vietnamese.  The notice of election has been translated and published into the required languages.

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NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a General Municipal Election will be held in the City of Hayward on Tuesday, November 6, 2018, for the following officers:

 

For Mayor – Full term of four years

For Two (2) Members of the City Council – Full term of four years

 

The nomination period for these offices begins on July 16, 2018 and closes on August 10, 2018, at 5:00 p.m. If nomination papers for an incumbent officer of the city are not filed by August 10, 2018, then the filing period will be extended to August 15, 2018, at 5:00 p.m.

 

Nomination information can be obtained in the Office of the City Clerk, 777 B Street, Hayward, California, between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. Information is also available on the City’s website at https://www.hayward-ca.gov/your-government/elections If no one or only one person is nominated for an elective office, appointment to the elective office may be made as prescribed by Section 10229, Elections Code of the State of California.

 

The polls will be open between the hours of 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Election Day.

 

DATED: July 6, 2018

Miriam Lens, City Clerk

City of Hayward 

On Tuesday, November 6, 2018, City of Hayward voters will vote on the following offices:

 

Office: Mayor| Incumbent: Mayor Halliday

Office: Council Member | Incumbent: Marvin Peixoto

Office: Council Member | Incumbent: Sara Lamnin

 

Terms of Office:

Terms of all offices will be four-year terms.

 

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To be eligible to run for City Council, a person must be a resident and a qualified elector of the City of Hayward -- in other words, eligible to vote.

Learn more on the running for office webpage. 

 

Running for office 

On January 18, 2018, the City Clerk has calculated the contribution limitations for candidates accepting expenditure limitations and the notice is provided here:

 

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the current Voluntary Expenditure Limit per candidate established for the City of Hayward is adjusted by 3.00%, a percentage equal to the San Francisco Bay Area All Urban Consumers Price Index (CPI). The 2018 Voluntary Expenditure Limit is calculated to the $72,627.  

 

NOTICE IS ALSO HEREBY GIVEN that in accordance with Hayward Municipal Code Section 2-13.04, if a Candidate accepts the adjusted Voluntary Expenditure Limit, then he/she is entitled to accept the established contribution limit of $1,000 per individual.  Since 2006, this contribution amount has been adjusted and in 2017 increase to $1,383 per individual.  The contribution limit for 2018 per individual is $1,424

 

IN ADDITION NOTICE IS ALSO HEREBY GIVEN that in accordance with Hayward Municipal Code Section 2-13.03, if a Candidate does not accept the adjusted Voluntary Expenditure Limit, then he/she is limited to the established contribution limit of $250 per individual.  Since 2006, this contribution amount has been adjusted and in 2017 increase to $332 per individual.  The contribution limit for 2018 per individual, if the voluntary expenditure limit is not accepted, is $340.

 

Dated: January 18, 2018

 

Posted: January 18, 2018

 

Miriam Lens, MPA, CMC

 

City Clerk

 

Notice of Campaign Contribution/Expenditure Limits

Updated 06/26/2018: 

 

Mayor: 

 

Name: Barbara Halliday | Committee: Barbara Halliday for Mayor 2018 | Accected

Name: Mark Salinas | Committee: Mark Salinas for Mayor of Hayward 2018 | Accepted

 

City Council: 

 

Name: Ryan "Rocky" Fernandez | Committee: Rocky Fernandez for Hayward City Council 2018 | Accepted

Name: Sara Lamnin | Committee: Lamnin for Hayward City Council 2018 | Accepted

Name: Marvin Peixoto | Committee: Committee to Elect Marvin Peixoto for City Council 2018 | Accepted

Name: Didacus Ramos | Committee: Didacus 4 Council 2018 | Accepted

Name: Aisha Wahab | Committee: Aisha Wahab for Hayward City Council 2018 | Accepted

 

The following individuals have accepted the 2018 Voluntary Expenditure Limit per candidate currently set at $72,627 and the Contribution Limit per candidate set at $1,424:

 

List of Individuals Who Accepted the Voluntary Expenditure Limit 

The Campaign Finance Disclosure Public Portal contains Fair Political Practices Commission (FPPC) Campaign Disclosure forms provided by candidates and committees.  It can help answer questions about who is contributing money, who is receiving money, and how it is being spent.  

 

Please use the Campaign Finance Disclosure Public Portal to search campaign statements filed by candidates and committees.  

 

Campaign Finance Disclosure Public Portal

General Municipal Election

November 6, 2018

 

The following individuals have taken out nomination papers for the Office of Mayor (1 seat) and the Office of Council Member (2 seats):

 

OFFICE OF MAYOR (One seat)

 

BARBARA HALLIDAY (qualified 8/2/18)

MARK SALINAS (qualified 7/25/18)

 

OFFICE OF COUNCIL MEMBER: (Two seats)

 

SARA LAMNIN (qualified 7/30/18)

MARVIN PEIXOTO (qualified 8/3/18)

JOE O. RAMOS (qualified 8/10/18)

AISHA WAHAB (qualified 8/9/18) 

DIDACUS JEFF RAMOS (qualified 8/2/18)

MEKIA MICHELLE FIELDS (qualified 8/8/18) 

THOMAS FERREIRA (qualified 8/7/18) 

 

List of Individuals Who Took Nomination Papers (as of August 16, 2018)

League of Women Voters Candidates Forum Videos - October 4, 2018

The videos can be viewed at these YouTube links:  

 

Mayor's Forum - https://youtu.be/-T26MGNNTWs

Candidates' Forum - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IUULAbIaMow&feature=youtu.be

 

The League of Women Voters is a non-profit, non-partisan organization.

It never endorses, supports or opposes any political candidates or political party.