Candidate Information

Below is information regarding candidates for the November 3, 2020, General Election. There will be four (4) council member seats up for election on the Hayward City Council.

For past City Council candidate information visit the Past Elections Page

The dates and deadlines associated with the candidates for the November 3, 2020 General Election are provided here:

 

Dates and Deadlines

 

On Tuesday, November 3, 2020, City of Hayward voters will vote on the following offices:

 

Office: Council Member | Incumbent: Elisa Márquez

Office: Council Member | Incumbent: Al Mendall

Office: Council Member | Incumbent: Mark Salinas

Office: Council Member | Incumbent: Francisco Zermeño

 

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 February 4, 2019, 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 4.5%, a percentage equal to the San Francisco Bay Area All Urban Consumers Price Index (CPI). The 2019 Voluntary Expenditure Limit is calculated to the $75,895

 

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 2018 increased to $1,424 per individual.  The contribution limit for 2019 per individual is $1,488

 

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 2018 increase to $340 per individual.  The contribution limit for 2019 per individual, if the voluntary expenditure limit is not accepted, is $352.

 

Dated: February 4, 2019

 

Posted: February 4, 2019 

 

Miriam Lens, MPA, CMC

 

City Clerk

 

Notice of Campaign Contribution/Expenditure Limits

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