City of Hayward Elections

  • The next General Municipal Election will be held on November 5, 2024.
  • Four (4) Council Member seats will be up for election.
  • Council Members are elected and serve 4-year terms. To qualify, a candidate must be a registered voter of the City of Hayward. 


For More information please contact:

Phone: 510.583.4400
Email: cityclerk@hayward-ca.gov

  • The City Clerk will issue candidate nomination materials in-person during regular business hours. The nomination period starts July 15, 2024 and ends August 9, 2024 at 5;00 p.m. If the incumbent does not file nomination papers by August 9, 2024, the filing period will be extended to August 14, 2024 at 5:00 p.m.  
  • The office of the City Clerk will follow standard procedures, such as verification of eligibility for the office sought, before issuing candidate documents.
  • All materials requiring an oath by the candidate must be executed in the presence of a notary or at the office of the City Clerk.