A shelter-in-place order is in effect for all Alameda County residents. City facilities are closed and non-essential meetings and events are cancelled.  Find more information here.

City of Albany General Municipal Election is to be held on Tuesday, November 3, 2020vote 2018

Governor Newsom issued Executive Order N-64-20, which among other things, orders the November 3, 2020 General Election to be conducted as an all-mail ballot election.  Accordingly, all registered voters in California will receive a vote-by-mail ballot in the mail before the election. In-person locations will still be available on Election Day. Please check the Official Election Site of Alameda County for additional and updated information.


Nomination Period:   

July 13, 2020  to  August 7, 2020
Please schedule an appointment with the City Clerk to obtain or file nomination paperwork.

Extended Nomination Period: 

If an incumbent eligible for re-election does not file, the nomination period is extended for that office to Wednesday, August 12, 2020.

Nomination Papers are to be obtained and filed during this period.  Candidate Nomination Packet will be available by scheduling an appointment with the City Clerk (Email: at the office of the City Clerk, 1000 San Pablo Avenue, Albany, CA 94706.

Elected Positions Open for General Municipal Election: 

City Council 
Three (3) 4-year term
Board of Education
Two (2) 4-year term


NOTICE OF ELECTION 2020 - Candidates

Information for Candidates 2020
Information for Ballot Measures 2020 

Please contact the City Clerk at 1 + (510) 528-5710, or via email at to make an appointment and/or for any questions regarding the nomination period.  

Forms & Instructions for Ballot Measure ARGUMENTS & REBUTTALS

Alameda County Registrar of Voters Office will start updating election results shortly after 8 PM on November 3, 2020 after polling precincts close.
Election results from 2018 are available at the Alameda County Election Results page here.

Please note: the results of the election are to be certified no later than December 3, 2020. 
The Albany City Council will ratify the results of the election as part of a City Council meeting in December 2020.

Other election related general information are at the Official Election Site of Alameda County.