Elections & Voter Information

November 6, 2018 Gilroy General Election

Four (4) seats will be open during the General Municipal Election November 6, 2018. Candidates can start the nomination process beginning on July 16, 2018.

Our Candidates Guide is available here. 

Appointments can be made to meet with the City Clerk and Deputy City Clerk to pull nomination papers by calling the City Clerk's Office at (408 ) 846-0204 or emailing City Clerk Shawna Freels Shawna.freels@cityofgilroy.org, or Deputy City Clerk Suzanne Guzzetta Suzanne.guzzetta@cityofgilroy.org


For election information use the League of Women Voters online information by clicking on Smart Voter.

League of Women Voters
Register to Vote
To register to vote in Gilroy, or to update your voter registration address, party affiliation or for a name change, pick up a voter registration card in the City Clerk’s Office at City Hall, at the Gilroy Library or at the Gilroy Post Office or Register online by clicking on the Register to Vote icon below.

Register to Vote during the June 5, 2018 Statewide Primary Election

Register on-line http://registertovote.ca.gov//


complete a voter registration card available at Gilroy City Clerk’s Office, the Gilroy Library and the Gilroy Post Office

Deadline for registration is May 21, 2018

Find your polling place and learn more about the Local, State and Federal election races and ballot measures on the Elections-Voter-Information page of the city website www.cityofgilroy.org

Registered voters can request to become Vote by Mail Voters online at Request a Vote by Mail Ballot or by calling (408) 299-VOTE (8683) or toll free at 1-866-430-VOTE (8683)