Election Information

City Council Election

The City Council consists of five members who are elected at-large on a non-partisan basis for a four-year term by the citizens of Hillsborough. Elections are held in November of even-numbered years.

Candidates Appointed to Hillsborough City Council

The City Council appointed the two candidates, Marie Chuang and Laurence M. May, to the Hillsborough City Council at a Special City Council meeting held on Wednesday, August 22, 2018. Appointing the two candidates to fill the two City Council seats allowed the Town to cancel the November 6, 2018 general municipal election and avoid the election costs. Marie Chuang and Laurence M. May took office at the December 10, 2018 City Council meeting.

Mayor & Vice-Mayor

The Mayor and Vice Mayor are elected by the City Council. On Monday, December 10, 2018, the City Council elected Shawn M. Christianson as Mayor and Alvin L. Royse as Vice Mayor. Both Mayor Christianson and Vice Mayor Royse will serve a maximum of two one-year terms. The City Council also consists of Councilmembers Jess E. (Jay) Benton, Marie Chuang and Laurence M. May.

General Election Information

Government Officials for the Town of Hillsborough

OfficeOfficialAddressPhone NumberWebsite
San Mateo County Board of Supervisors, District 1Supervisor Dave PineHall of Justice
400 County Center
Redwood City, CA 94063
Ph: 650-363-4571Website
California State Assembly, 22nd DistrictAssemblymember Kevin Mullin1528 S. El Camino Real
Suite 302
San Mateo, CA 94402
Ph: 650-349-2200Website
California State Senate, 13th DistrictSenator Jerry Hill1528 S. El Camino Real
Suite 303
San Mateo, CA 94402
Ph: 650-212-3313Website
United States House of Representatives, 14th DistrictCongresswoman Jackie Speier155 Bovet Road,
Suite 780
San Mateo, CA 94402
Ph: 650-342-0300