Updated Tuesday, July 17 at 2:25 p.m. with open seats in the Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District.
Mountain View residents who want to see a particular candidate on a ballot, listen up!
This Monday nominations for candidates across the state of California opened up, which means that if you would like to see someone run for office to represent Mountain View you might want to sign their petition to qualify them for candidacy.
According to the Santa Clara County Board of Elections, signatories to nomination petitions "shall be voters in the district or political subdivision in which the candidate is to be vote on." (See document accompanying this article.)
After all signatures have been submitted by Aug. 10, 2012, the county will verify then signatures.
For the four open seats these are the potential/qualified nominated candidates for Mountain View City Council as of 5:42 p.m. Monday:
- Mike Kasperzak
- Margaret Capriles
- John Inks
- Chris Clark
City Clerk Lorrie Brewer told Patch that she would maintain an online link where residents can check how has submitted a nomination form for candidacy to City Council.
Other open positions in the city or county for which Mountain View residents can sign a petition for and cast a vote for in November include:
- Three trustees for
- Two trustees for (about 25 percent of MV students attend Los Altos elementary schools).
- Two trustees for the
- Three for the Foothill-De Anza Community College Districts
- One for the Santa Clara County Board of Education
- Three for
- One seat in Ward 4 for the Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District
Patch will continue to update residents on who the nominated candidates are. Stay tuned!