- City of San Jose's Report of Campaign Contributions and Expenditures for the November 8, 2016 General Municipal Election
- Resolution 78011 - Results of November 8, 2016 Election (New)
- Candidate Statements for November 8, 2016 Election
- 2016 Candidate Election Information
- Candidate FAQs for the November General Election
- Post June 7, 2016 Election Information for Candidates
- Dates of Interest to Candidates for November 8, 2016 Election
- List of Candidates
- Secretary of State Randomized Alphabet Drawing for November 8, 2016 Election
Campaign Finance Reports and Forms
- Netfile Search - Use the Public Access Portal to research campaign contributions and expenditures, review campaign statements filed by candidates, examine a committee‘s filing history, or view lobbyist filings.
- Netfile Portal for Filers - Use the Filer Access Portal to create electronic campaign statements and lobbyist filings. Before you begin you must have received your Electronic Filing System filer identification number and password. To get a filer identification number and password for your committee, call the Office of the City Clerk at (408) 535-1260.
- Form 502 Personal Campaign Funds Declaration of Candidate (Updated on 4/14/16)
- Form 504 Disclosure of Post Election Payment Agreements
- Form of Statement to be Filed by Authors of Arguments
- Argument and Rebuttal Argument Filer Checklist
Initiatives and Measures on the November 8, 2016 Ballot
Measure E - Opportunity to Work
An Initiative Ordinance Amending Title 4 of the San Jose Municipal Code to Require Employers to Offer Additional Work Hours to Existing Qualified Part-Time Employees Before Hiring New Staff
- Ordinance 2016.1 - Adopted Opportunity to Work Ordinance (New)
- City Attorney Ballot Title and Summary
- Informational Memo, Re: Initiative Petition Signature Review
- Resolution 77867 - Adding Opportunity to Work Measure to General Election Ballot
- Notice of Measure to be Voted On: Opportunity to Work
- Notice to Voters Regarding Arguments for Opportunity to Work Measure
- Notice/Summary of Measure E
- Argument Against Measure E
- Argument For Measure E
- Rebuttal Argument Against Measure E
- Rebuttal Argument In Favor of Measure E
- Impartial Analysis of Measure E by City Attorney's Office
Measure F - Pension Modification
A ballot measure proposal to amend the City of San Jose Charter to modify retirement benefits.
- Resolution 77897 adding Pension Modification Measure to General Election Ballot (Updated 8/26/16)
- Notice to Voters regarding arguments for Pension Modification Measure
- Notice/Summary of Measure F
- Argument Against Measure F
- Argument For Measure F
- Rebuttal Argument Against Measure F
- Rebuttal Argument In Favor of Measure F
- Impartial Analysis of Measure F by City Clerk
Measure G - Business Tax Modernization
A ballot measure proposal to amend and restate Chapter 4.76 of Title 4 of the San Jose Municipal Code to revise the City of San Jose business tax.
- Resolution 77896 - Adding Business Tax Modernization Measure to General Election
- More Information (See item 3.13)
- Notice to Voters regarding arguments for Business Tax Modernization Measure
- Notice/Summary of Measure G
- Argument For Measure G
- Impartial Analysis of Measure G by City Attorney's Office
Notices and Resolutions
- 2016 Notice of Election
- Resolution 77583 - Regarding Campaign Contribution Limits
- Resolution 77595 - Regarding Calling the Election
- City of San José Office of the City Attorney - The City Attorney’s Office provides legal interpretation of the San José Municipal Code regarding elections and ethics.
- City of San José Board of Fair Campaign and Political Practices - The San José Board of Fair Campaign and Political Practices monitors compliance with all campaign and ethics ordinances in the San José Municipal Code. The commission reviews and investigates allegations of violations of the Code and makes recommendations for enforcement action where appropriate.
- Fair Political Practices Commission (FPPC) - The FPPC is the State agency that enforces State laws regarding, among other things, campaign financing and spending, financial conflicts of interest, and gifts and honoraria given to public officials and candidates under the Political Reform Act. The FPPC provides written and oral advice to public agencies, candidates and officials on the requirements of the Political Reform Act. The FPPC’s Advice Line can be reached at 1-866-ASK-FPPC (1-866-275-3772) or firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Santa Clara County Registrar of Voters - The Registrar of Voters (ROV) is the County Elections Official and the office conducts all Federal, State, County, Municipal, School District, and Special District scheduled and special elections. The ROV Office is also responsible for voter registration, education and outreach; maintenance of registration files; verification of initiatives, referenda and recall petitions; and filing of campaign reports.
- State of California Secretary of State Elections Division - The Elections Division oversees all federal and state elections within California. As the chief elections officer for the largest state in the nation, the California Secretary of State tests and certifies all voting equipment for security, accuracy, reliability and accessibility in order to ensure that every vote is counted as it was cast. The Secretary also ensures election laws and campaign disclosure requirements are enforced, maintains a statewide database of all registered voters, certifies the official lists of candidates for elections, tracks and certifies ballot initiatives, compiles election returns and certifies election results, educates California citizens about their voting rights, and promotes voter registration and participation.
About the Office of the City Clerk
As the City of San Jose Elections Official, the City Clerk administers State, and Local procedures through which the City Councilmembers are selected. The City Clerk assists candidates in meeting their legal responsibilities before, during and after an election. From Election pre-planning and filing nomination paperwork to certification of election results and filing of final campaign disclosure documents, the City Clerk manages the process which forms the foundation of our City government. The City Clerk does not provide legal interpretation or legal guidance on State rules or Local ordinances.