Board Elections

Elections for the EBMUD Board in Wards 1, 5 and 6 will be held Tuesday, November 3, 2020.

The EBMUD election will be consolidated with the General Election in Alameda and Contra Costa counties.

All candidates must be a resident and registered voter in the ward from which he/she is nominated.

Ward 1 is in Contra Costa County and includes the cities of Crockett, Hercules, Rodeo, and San Pablo; portions of Richmond and Pinole; and communities of North Richmond and Selby.

Ward 5 is in Alameda County and includes the cities of Alameda and San Lorenzo; West Oakland and Oakland Airport Area; and a portion of San Leandro.

Ward 6 is in Alameda County and includes portions of Oakland (East Oakland, and south of Park Boulevard/5th Avenue) to the San Leandro City boundary.

Campaign Finance Disclosure and Other Filing Requirements

State law requires candidates to file California Fair Political Practices Commission (FPPC) Form 501 – Candidate Intention Statement with the county election office or county clerk before soliciting or accepting contributions or making expenditures from personal funds on behalf of his/her candidacy.

Candidates may also be required to complete other campaign-related forms depending on the level of a candidate’s fundraising. Form 501 and other campaign-related forms can be obtained from the FPPC website at

Please note that the EBMUD Campaign Finance Reform Ordinance (CFRO) requires candidates to file a copy of the completed Form 501 with EBMUD’s Office of the Secretary at the same time it is filed with the county.

The CFRO also requires candidates to file one of the following forms, as applicable, with EBMUD’s Office of the Secretary, when they file FPPC Form 501 with the county:

-      Accepting Voluntary Campaign Expenditure Ceiling Form – to be filed if candidate accepts the voluntary campaign expenditure ceiling

-      Declining Voluntary Campaign Expenditure Ceiling Form – to be filed if candidate declines the voluntary campaign expenditure ceiling

These forms are linked below.

EBMUD/County Contact Information 

EBMUD Office of the Secretary
375 11th Street, MS 806, Oakland CA 94607
(510) 287-0404

Alameda County Registrar of Voters
1225 Fallon Street, Room G-1, Oakland, CA 94612-4283
(510) 267-8683

Contra Costa County Elections Division
555 Escobar Street, Martinez, CA 94553
(925) 335-7800