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City Council candidate filing period opens July 18

Posted on July 15, 2016 at 4:20 pm by Clay Curtin

At its June 21 meeting, the City Council approved a resolution calling the election for Nov. 8, 2016, to elect two members of the Menlo Park City Council. Each seat’s four-year term will expire in December 2020. 

The nomination period opens Monday, July 18, 2016, at 7:30 a.m. and closes at 5 p.m., Friday, Aug. 12, 2016, unless an incumbent does not file. In the event an incumbent does not file by 5 p.m., Aug. 12, the filing period will be extended to 5 p.m., Wednesday, Aug. 17, 2016. 

The City of Menlo Park observes a modified work schedule; therefore, potential candidates should take note that the City Clerk’s office is closed Friday, July 22, and Friday, Aug. 5. 

The County of San Mateo Elections Office holds candidate seminars and a voter data seminars to help you understand your responsibilities and resources for the Nov. 8, 2016, consolidated presidential and municipal election. It is highly recommended that candidates attend.

Candidate and voter data seminars
Thursday, July 21, 2016

For more information, please contact City Clerk Pamela Aguilar.

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