Thinking of running for office in Milpitas this year? 

Starting on Monday, July 16, at 8am, the City Clerk will make nomination papers available for candidates who are interested in getting on the upcoming November 6th ballot, to run for Mayor (a two year term) or City Council (a four year term). 

Candidate filing will end on August 10, at 5pm. 

According to the City of Milpitas’ Election and Candidate Guidelines, in order to be eligible, “an individual must be a registered voter at his/her current residence address within the corporate City limits of Milpitas at the time nomination papers are issued for his or her candidacy.”

Nomination papers can be picked up from the City Clerk, on the 3rd floor of Milpitas City Hall, at 455 E. Calaveras Blvd. in Milpitas. 

For more information on filing, have a look at this document: Candidate Guidelines 2018

Rhoda Shapiro
Rhoda Shapiro works as a journalist and media consultant in the Bay Area. She has written for both the Tri-City Voice and the Mercury News, and is the founder of Chi Media Company, which works with nonprofit organizations to elevate their marketing and communication platforms. Rhoda is also an author; her first book will be published by Llewellyn Worldwide in mid-2019. Her YouTube channel, which features practices in yoga, meditation, and women’s empowerment, has amassed thousands of subscribers. Rhoda is The Milpitas Beat’s founder.

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