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CONDUCTING ELECTIONS:

The City Clerk is the elections official for the City of San Ramon, responsible for conducting municipal elections and provides election support to officeholders, candidates, and ballot measure proponents and opponents. 

The City's regular General Municipal Election is held on the first Tuesday following the first Monday in November on even-numbered years. 

MUNICIPAL ELECTION - NOVEMBER 5, 2024

The three seats up for election in November 2024 include:

  • Mayor at-large (all voters Citywide)
  • Councilmember from District 1
  • Councilmember from District 3

Voters must be registered in the district for which there is a vacancy in order to cast a vote for a candidate of that district.

The City Council is comprised of four Councilmembers elected by districts who serve four-year overlapping terms and an elected Mayor who serves a two-year term.

 For the November 5, 2024 the nomination period will open on Monday, July 15, 2024 and close on Friday, August 9, 2024. If applicable, the extended nomination period will close on Wednesday, August 14, 2024.

Candidates must wait until the nomination period begins to obtain a nomination packet from the City Clerk. Forms include, but are not limited to, the Nomination Paper, Ballot Designation Worksheet, Candidate Statement (optional), Code of Fair Campaign Practices (optional), Statement of Economic Interests Form 700, and Campaign Finance Disclosure statements.

QUALIFICATIONS FOR OFFICE:

  1. Be a U.S. citizen.
  2. Be a registered voter at the time the Declaration of Candidacy is issued.
  3. Must be registered in the political subdivision for which you are running.
  4. Not have been convicted of a felony involving accepting or giving, or offering to give, any bribe, the embezzlement of public money, extortion or theft of public money, perjury, or conspiracy to commit any of those crimes.

The City Clerk is a candidate’s primary source of information during the nomination and election process. To best serve you, individuals interested in running for office are encouraged to contact the City Clerk to ask questions.  The City Clerk can be reached at 925-973-2539 or via email at [email protected]

 

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