City Council, District 3 Vacancy

The City Council of the City of Hollister at its regular meeting on June 7, 2021, unanimously voted to Call for a Special Municipal Election on November 2, 2021, to fill the Council Member District 3 vacancy.

Candidate Qualifications

Candidate must be…..

  • A Citizen of the United States
  • At least 18 years of age
  • A Registered voter within the City of Hollister at the time of nomination
  • A resident of the City of Hollister within District 3 in which the candidate will run for election for City Council.

The City Council of the City of Hollister is elected by District.  The District 3 election will be to complete the remaining term caused by the vacancy ending December 2022.

The Nomination Period starts on Monday, July 12, 2021, at 8:00 a.m. through Friday, August 6, 2021, at 5:00 p.m. unless an incumbent does not file, then the filing period is extended five (5) calendar days to August 11, 2021, at 5:00 p.m.   An incumbent may not file during this five-day extension period.  The Office of the City Clerk will be open Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon, then again from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.  Please call 831-636-4300 to make an appointment.

The City of Hollister requires signatures in lieu of a filing fee.  At least twenty (20) valid signatures must be obtained.  Only one person may circulate a nomination paper, and that person must be registered to vote.  Valid means registered voters within City Council District 3.


Christine Black, MMC
City Clerk
City of Hollister