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 Election Information: Candidate Information

Current Election 

City Offices to be Elected at the November 6, 2018 General Election

Auditor  (at-large)
Council Districts 1, 4, 7, and 8
Rent Board 5 seats (at-large)
School Board 3 seats (at-large)

All terms of office are for the period December 1, 2018 through November 30, 2022.
Election to the office of Auditor and City Council requires a 50% + 1 majority vote threshold.
Rent Board and School Board winners are determined by plurality vote.

Election Calendar

 List of Qualified Candidates in Ballot Order with Ballot Designation

Candidate Statements - All Offices

Candidate Handbook and Resource Guide

Notice of Extended Filing Deadline
There are four city offices for which the candidate filing deadline is extended to Wednesday, August 15 at 5:00 p.m.  The deadline is extended because the incumbent for that office did not file for re-election by 5:00 p.m. on August 10.
  (Elections Code Section 10225)

The extended offices are:

City Council, District 1
City Council, District 7
School Board

The period for Signatures In Lieu of Filing Fee opens on June 1, 2018. The candidate nomination period begins on July 16, 2018.  Please reference the election calendar for other important election dates and deadlines.  To see which candidates have created a campaign committee go here and scroll down below the search boxes, then expand the election date to view the offices and candidates.

Historical Candidate Information

The ballot order and ballot designations for Berkeley candidates from 2002 - 2017 is linked below.  All candidate statements for Berkeley candidates can be found in Records Online by searching for past Voter Information Pamphlets.  Campaign Contribution information is available through the Public Portal.

Ballot Order and Ballot Designations - March 2017 (PDF) 

Ballot Order and Ballot Designations - November 2016 (PDF)

Ballot Order and Designations - 2014 (PDF)

Ballot Order and Designations - 2012 (PDF)

Ballot Order and Designations - 2010 (PDF)

Ballot Order and Designations - 2008 (PDF) 

Ballot Order and Designations - 2006 (PDF)

Ballot Order and Designations - 2004 (PDF)

Ballot Order and Designations - 2002 (PDF)


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