November 8, 2016 General Municipal Election Qualified Candidates and City Measure

The nomination period for Mayor, two (2) City Council Members, City Clerk and City Treasurer is closed. Please see the list below of qualified candidates, their associated ballot designations, and contact information.

For Mayor:

City Council:

City Clerk

City Treasurer

Also on the November 8, 2016 Ballot is Measure “S” as follows:

Shall a measure be adopted to amend the Morgan Hill General Plan and Municipal Code to update the City’s voter-approved Residential Development Control System (RDCS) to extend it to 2035, establish a population ceiling of 58,200, with a slower rate of growth than currently exists, and improve policies to maintain neighborhood character, encourage more efficient land use, conserve water, and preserve open space?



City Council Resolution No. 16-129 relating to Measure S can be found here.  

For additional information on Measure S, please contact Senior Planner John Baty at (408) 310-4635 or



September 12 through October 25, 2016:  
Time frame for write-in candidates to obtain and file nomination documents with the City Clerk’s Office.  Please contact Irma Torrez, City Clerk, at (408) 776-7380 or e-mail at for more information.

October 11, 2016: 
First day for mailing of Vote by Mail Ballots by the Santa Clara County – Registrar of Voters Office.

October 24, 2016

Last day to register to vote for the November 8, 2016 Election.

November 1, 2016

Last day to request Vote by Mail Ballot to be mailed to you by the Registrar of Voters Office (408) 299-8640) or the following website link

November 8, 2016

Election Day