November 8, 2022 General Municipal Election

General Municipal Election to Be Held on November 8, 2022 

On June 14, 2022, the City Council adopted Resolution No. 5948-22 calling the General Municipal Election for November 8, 2022 for the election of Councilmembers for District 2, 3, and 4. 

To be eligible to run for City Council, a person must be a registered voter in the District they are running for, in the City of Union City at the time nomination papers are issued (Elections Code 201) and provide verification to the City Clerk prior to the issuance of nomination papers.  Nomination papers are issued between 113 and 88 days prior to the election (E -113-88).  In order to qualify as a registered voter in Union City you must be:

  • A U.S. Citizen
  • A resident of Union City
  • At least 18 years of age on the date of the next election
  • Not in prison or on parole for a felony conviction

Find You District

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NDC 201

Candidate Information  

Candidate Nomination period closed on August 12, 2022.  Please see the official candidate nomination list and the candidate contact list below.  

Candidate Nomination List

Candidate Contact List

Political Activities Memo issued by the City Attorney

Questions from Candidates and the Public - Updated on October 26, 2022

Casting Your Ballot In Union City 

Voting Locations 2022

Campaign Finance Reporting

Union City no requires electronic filing for Campaign Finance forms.  Linked below are filings related to the 2022 prior to the implementation of the electronic filing system, and related to the 2022 General Municipal Election.  For filings covering January 1, 2022 and on, please use the following link: 

https://www.southtechhosting.com/UnionCity/CampaignDocsWebRetrieval/

Ballot Measure Seeking Voter Approval for Extension of 1/2 cent Sales Tax

On July 12, 2022 the City Council adopted Resolution No. 5978-22 submitting the following question to qualified voters of the City of Union City:

To maintain funding the State cannot take away for Union City services, such as keeping fire stations open/ fully staffed, 9-1-1 emergency response, street/ pothole repair, paramedic services, neighborhood police patrols, disaster preparedness, senior/ youth programs and for general government use, shall the City of Union City measure extending the existing voter-approved sales tax without increasing the current 1/2¢ rate be adopted, raising $6,600,000 annually for nine years, with annual audits, independent oversight and all funds staying local?  YES    NO

For additional detail on the renewal of public funding, please click here.  This page is strictly for items related to Ballot Measure Arguments For/Against, and any activity related to a General Purpose Committee or Primarily Formed Ballot Measure Committee.

City Attorney Impartial Analysis

Primary Arguments In Favor; Rebuttal to Primary Argument in Favor

Primary Argument In Opposition; Rebuttal to Primary Argument In Opposition