2022 General Municipal Election

Gilroy General Election - November 8, 2022
Three (3) Council Seats - Full 4-year terms

The nomination period is July 18, 2022 to 5:00 PM sharp on August 12, 2022.


November 8, 2022 Election Results

The semifinal official canvass will commence immediately upon the close of the polls at 8:00 pm, November 8, 2022. The counting of ballots by the Registrar of Voters will commence when all polls are closed.

 There are three (3) different ways you may inquire about Election Night Semifinal results:

  • View the results at the Santa Clara County Registrar of Voters Office
  • View the results as they are posted on the ROV website, Choose “Election Results”
  • Call ROV main phone number (408) 299-VOTE [8683]

The Election Night Report will NOT provide precinct by precinct results or votes cast for write-in candidates. Those totals are only available in the Statement of the Vote which is released when the election is certified.

Final Official Canvass

Election results are not final until the canvass is complete. It typically takes about 4 weeks to complete the Official Canvass and certify the official results of the election. The Official Statement of the Vote, showing the Official Final Results (totals, precinct by precinct results, and votes for qualified write-in candidates) is available from the ROV upon certification.

City Council to Receive Certification Of Results

After the ROV certifies the results, the City Clerk will prepare the required resolution for the City Council to officially adopt the certified results. This will occur at the first available meeting in December, no later than the second regular meeting in December.

Elected Officers to be Seated

Certificates of election will be issued by the City Clerk.

Reference Material

Notice of Election and Candidate Nomination Period *Coming Soon*




2022 CANDIDATE GUIDE: to be provided in-person by the City Clerk

Other Resources

  • 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 advice@fppc.ca.gov.
  • 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.