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City Council — City of Hayward

Get the facts on the California candidates running for election to the City Council — City of Hayward

Find out their top 3 priorities, their experience, and who supports them.

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About this office

Members of the city council draft and vote on city laws and appoint certain municipal officers and employees.
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Candidates

You can vote for 4 of these 13 candidates.

Elisa Márquez

City of Hayward Council Member
Top 3 Priorities
  1. COVID-19 Economic Recovery
  2. Promote Quality of Life for all Hayward Residents
  3. Enhance Hayward’s Leadership on Climate Change
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Mark Salinas

Hayward City Council Member and College...
Top 3 Priorities
  1. Keep families safe and healthy and connect families...
  2. Housing for all families and all income levels and...
  3. Grow Hayward's Economy, set job and wage standards...
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Angela Andrews

Construction Manager/Planning Commissioner
Top 3 Priorities
  1. Affordable Housing: California continues to be in...
  2. Economic Development: During and after the COVID crisis,...
  3. Quality of Life and Public Safety: All Hayward residents...
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Francisco Zermeño

Businessman, Educator, Council Member
Top 3 Priorities
  1. Addressing a Fragile Economy with support for Business...
  2. Continue Innovative Housing and Homelessness Solutions
  3. Creating Safe Communities with Accountability and...
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Elisha Crader

Tenants' Rights Paralegal
Top 3 Priorities
  1. A Just Economic Recovery from COVID-19
  2. Housing as a Human Right
  3. BLM: Community Safety & Justice for All
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Nestor Castillo

Lecturer in the CSU
Top 3 Priorities
  1. A just recovery to the covid-19 pandemic and ensuring...
  2. Strengthening our local economy through community...
  3. Fostering community ownership and preservation of...
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Lacei Amodei

Law Clerk
Top 3 Priorities
  1. A Just Economic Recovery from COVID-19
  2. Housing as a Human Right
  3. BLM: Community Safety & Justice for All
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Tom Ferreira

Emergency/COVID Room Technician
Top 3 Priorities
  1. Balancing our city budget without laying off employees...
  2. Making sure our Hayward employees have a very secure...
  3. Providing over a 1,000 affordable housing units for...
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Top 3 Priorities
  1. Create more jobs and economic opportunity without...
  2. Create more affordable housing to all residents of...
  3. Keep a safe neighborhood, education excellence and...
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Top 3 Priorities
  1. housing for homeless
  2. defund the police
  3. youth and elderly services
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Top 3 Priorities
  1. Economic Development
  2. Healthy Community
  3. Public Safety
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