Interested candidates who want to run for the East Palo Alto City Council should submit their applications to the East Palo Alto City Clerk's Office. The office is located in the Municipal Building at 2415 University Ave n East Palo Alto.
The filing period for applications opened July 16 and applications are being accepted until 3 pm. on August 10.
All candidates are required to make an appointment to meet with the city clerk, who will issue their nomination papers and provide them with information about other important requirements. Candidates will also need to submit specific paperwork that will be reviewed by the San Mateo County Clerk’s Office, which will determine if individual applicants are qualified.
All required information, along with a $300 ballot statement fee, must be submitted by the August 10 deadline.
Those who would like further information can contact the East Palo Alto City Deputy Clerk, Nora Pimentel, at 650-853-3100.