Election Information

The next General Municipal Election of the Town of Los Altos Hills will be held on Tuesday, November 6, 2018 to elect two City Councilmembers each to a four year seat. Candidates for a City Councilmember seat must be registered voters in the Town of Los Altos Hills at the time nomination papers are issued.

Nomination Period

The candidate nomination period for the November 6, 2018 General Municipal Election opens at 8:00 a.m. on Monday, July 16, 2018 and closes at 5:00 p.m. on Friday, August 10, 2018, unless extended. Nomination papers will be available at the City Clerk's office during the period listed above. Note that Town Hall is closed daily between noon and 1:00 p.m. Please contact the City Clerk, Deborah Padovan, to schedule an appointment to receive nomination papers. 

Prior to soliciting or receiving campaign contributions, a candidate must file Form 501, Candidate Intention Statement, with the City Clerk. The form is available at the City Clerk's office or can be downloaded by clicking here.
As there are no eligible incumbents, the nomination period will not be extended.

Who is running for Los Altos Hills City Council?

Candidate Information

The 2018 Candidate Information List will be updated as individuals file a Candidate Intention Statement (FPPC Form 501) or Statement of Organization for a Recipient Committee (FPPC Form 410), as nomination papers are filed, and when candidates have been qualified for public financing. The materials submitted by each candidate are available for public review at the City Clerk's Office following the close of nominations in August 2018.

The following are key dates for the November 6, 2018 election:

Event Date
Nomination Period Opens 07/16/18
Nomination Period Closes 08/10/18
Extended Nomination Period Closes (if applicable) 08/15/18
Secretary of State Random Alphabet Drawing 08/16/18
First Pre-Election Campaign Finance Statement Due 09/27/18
Last Date to Register to Vote 10/22/18
Second Pre-Election Campaign Finance Statement Due 10/25/18
Election Day 11/06/18
Deadline to Certify Election Results 12/06/18

Helpful Election Information Links

The websites below provide valuable election information for candidates, campaign committees and voters. Please contact the City Clerk if you have any questions regarding the upcoming election.

Santa Clara County Registrar of Voters

Fair Political Practices Commission

Secretary of State 

California State Elections Code