As we look ahead to November’s elections, Castro Valley Patch is devoted to bring you the information you need about every race in town. Here's our start on the races we'll be covering as November draws near. Bookmark this page for updates.
Candidate filing documents may be obtained at the Alameda County Office of the Registrar of Voters beginning . We have listed the races that will be affecting both Castro Valley and San Lorenzo along with the candidates that have filed as of Aug. 10.
Open Seats: Kunio Okui, John Barbieri, and Jo A.S. Loss
New candidates: Charmaine Banther and Mary Pippitt
Incumbents: Kunio Okui, John Barbieri, and Jo A.S. Loss
Open Seats: Norman Fobert, Jim Sherman, and Helen Foster
New candidates: Syed "Tony" Shah and Penny Peck
Incumbents: Norman Fobert, Jim Sherman, and Helen Foster
Open Seats: Timothy McGowan, Daniel M. Akagi and Dave A. Sadoff
Incumbents: Timothy McGowan, Daniel Akagi and Dave A. Sadoff
Open Seats: Doug Linney, Ward 5 — comprised of the cities of Alameda and San Lorenzo, as well as West Oakland and the Oakland Airport area and a portion of San Leandro.
New candidates: None listed
Open Seats: Doug Siden, Ward 4 — comprised of Alameda, a portion of Oakland, San Leandro, and San Lorenzo.
New Candidates: None listed
Open Seats: John McPartland, District 5 — comprised of Castro Valley (partial), Cherryland (partial), Dublin, Hayward (partial), Livermore, Pleasanton and Sunol.
New candidates: John Maher
Incumbent: John McPartland
Open Seats: Ronald Hull, Rajendra Ratnesar
New candidates: David Coleman
Incumbent: Ronald Hull