Does the neighborhood where a City Council member lives impact how the official serves the community at large? This question has come up before — in Hayward, there are no districts so all council members are elected citywide. As our map below shows, certain neighborhoods, such as those in the hills, tend to attract a lot of candidates. Meanwhile, there are no candidates running from the vast and populated area between I-880 and Mission Boulevard.
View the larger map and click on the blue markers for the web sites and candidate statements of all nine candidates.