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Who's running for office this November? The final list of Midpeninsula candidates is here

Who's going to be on your ballot this fall? We've got the final list of ballot measures and candidates running in Midpeninsula races in the Nov. 8 General Election.

The roster of candidates became final when the extended nomination period closed on Wednesday, Aug. 17.

The Almanac and the Redwood City Pulse plan to host election forums with candidates in several races this fall. The Redwood City City Council forum is scheduled for Monday, Sept. 19. We also will provide coverage of the candidates, their positions on key issues, and campaign spending leading up to the election.

This year, mail-in ballots should be arriving the week of Oct. 10.

There are uncontested school board races in the Las Lomitas, Menlo Park and Portola Valley school districts. Two of three Woodside Town Council districts are uncontested and two of three Menlo Park City Council district races are uncontested as well.

Here's a list of who's running this fall in the Pulse and the Almanac's coverage area.

Redwood City Council, District 2 - 1 seat
Margaret Becker
Chris Sturken
Alison Madden

Redwood City Council, District 5 - 1 seat
Kaia Eakin

Redwood City Council, District 6 - 1 seat
Diane Howard
Joel Madigan

Redwood City School District - 2 seats
Cecilia I Marquez, incumbent
David E. Weekly

Sequoia Union High School District - 2 seats
Suvara Bhopale
Amy Koo
Sathvik Nori
Jo-Ann Byrne Sockolov

Menlo Park City Council, District 1 - 1 seat
Cecilia Taylor, incumbent

Menlo Park City Council, District 2 - 1 seat
Drew Combs, incumbent

Menlo Park City Council, District 4 - 1 seat
Betsy Nash, incumbent
Peter Ohtaki, former council member

Portola Valley Town Council - 3 seats
Judith Hasko, planning commissioner/attorney
Mary Hufty, retired physician
Craig Hughes, incumbent
Dale Pfau, consultant
Craig Taylor, planning commissioner

Atherton City Council - 3 seats
Greg Conlon, CPA
Rick DeGolia, incumbent
Stacy Miles Holland, business owner
Bill Widmer, incumbent

Woodside Town Council, District 2 - 1 seat
Brian Dombkowski, incumbent/CEO
Elizabeth Kaske, business executive/mother
Steve Lubin, architect

Woodside Town Council, District 3 - 1 seat
Dick Brown, incumbent

Woodside Town Council, District 4 - 1 seat
Paul Goeld, former council member

Ravenswood City School District - 3 seats
Mele Kasavu Latu, incumbent
Manuel R. Lpez, aerospace engineer
Laura Nunez, educator
Tamara Sobomehin, incumbent

Menlo Park Fire Protection District - 3 seats
Chuck Bernstein, incumbent
Gary L. Bloom, community volunteer
Robert Jones, incumbent
Dionis Papavramidis, software engineer

Woodside Fire Protection District Member, Board of Directors (short term) - 1 seat
Randy Holthaus, appointed incumbent

Woodside Fire Protection District Member, Board of Directors (full term) - 1 seat
Rusty Day, safety advocate/author
Matt Miller, incumbent

Midpeninsula Open Space District, District 5 - 1 seat
Karen Holman, incumbent

Midpeninsula Open Space District, District 6 - 1 seat
Margaret Macniven, incumbent/environmentalist/business owner

San Mateo County Supervisor, District 3 - 1 seat
Ray Mueller, Menlo Park City Council member
Laura Parmer-Lohan, San Carlos City Council member

State Assembly, District 21 - 1 seat
Diane Papan, San Mateo deputy mayor

State Assembly, District 23 - 1 seat
Marc Berman, incumbent
Tim Dec, businessman/environmental advocate

U.S. Congress, 16th District - 1 seat
Anna Eshoo, incumbent
Rishi Kumar, council member/high-tech executive

U.S. Congress, 15th District - 1 seat
David Canepa, San Mateo County supervisor
Kevin Mullin, California state assembly member

In addition, the Sequoia Union High School District is seeking to pass a $591 million bond measure, and the Redwood City School District has proposed a $298 million school bond measure. Redwood City residents will also vote on charter amendments to the city's election procedures that would schedule the election to coincide with statewide general elections, update the charter to reflect by-district elections and shorten the mayoral term to one year. In Menlo Park, voters will decide on a ballot initiative that would take away the City Council's ability to make changes to single-family zoning and require popular vote.

View the full candidate roster here.

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