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Pittsburg City Council Candidate Nomination Period Extended

by ECT

Pittsburg, California – The deadline for filing nomination documents has been extended to Wednesday, August 17, 2022, at 5:00 p.m. due to one or more incumbent officer not filing by the deadline of Friday, August 12, 2022, 5:00 p.m.

Persons interested in running for the office of City Councilmember for the City of Pittsburg in the upcoming November 8, 2022, election may obtain nomination documents and a Candidate’s Packet from the Pittsburg City Clerk during the normal business hours indicated below. The General Municipal Election will fill three seats on the City Council for four-year terms.  The successful candidates will be installed in the month of December 2022.

To be eligible to hold office as a City Councilmember, a person must be 18 years old and a registered voter residing within the boundaries of the City of Pittsburg.

All forms required for nomination and election to the City Council in the City of Pittsburg are issued by and filed with the Pittsburg City Clerk.  Appointments to obtain, review and submit nomination documents are required to ensure safety, accessibility, and ample time to thoroughly review the filing requirements.

The Nomination Paper must be signed by at least 20 and no more than 30 persons who are registered to vote in the City of Pittsburg.  Signatures must be collected on the Nomination Paper issued by the City Clerk.

Each candidate is required to file a Statement of Economic Interests disclosing investment, income, business positions, and interests in real property with nomination documents.  Candidates may also prepare a statement that includes their name and a brief description of no more than 250 words setting forth the candidate’s education and qualifications.  The statement is filed with the nomination documents, on the form provided by the City Clerk, and is included in the voter pamphlet mailed to voters.  The charge to each candidate for publishing a statement is $931.20 and is payable at the time of filing nomination documents.

The City Clerk’s office is located at City Hall, 65 Civic Avenue, first floor, Pittsburg.  Regular business hours are 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.  Up-to-date information will be publicly posted at City Hall and online at www.pittsburgca.gov.

For additional information please visit https://www.pittsburgca.gov/services/city-clerk/elections or contact the City Clerk at [email protected].

Editors Note

Here is a look at who has currently pulled papers and who has qualified.

  • Shanelle Scales-Preston (q)
  • Sonja Shephard (q)
  • Dionne Adams (q)
  • Wolfgang Croskey

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