November 8, 2022 General Municipal Election

New Council District Boundaries Established 

On March 8, 2022 the City Council adopted Ordinance No. 896-22, establishing new district boundaries for district-based elections of Councilmembers in accordance with the redistricting process for the 2020 Federal Decennial Census.  The new district boundary map is posted below and the interactive map can be accessed here.  Council Districts 2, 3 and 4 are up for election on November 8, 2022.  

NDC 201

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

Candidate Nomination Period 

Candidate Nomination period is July 18, 2022 - August 12, 2022.  Please contact the City Clerk at to further inquire about the nomination process.  Nomination papers will be distributed and filed by appointment only.   

The following information is for people who have filed the Candidate Intention Statement (Form 501)