Nomination papers aren’t due until March 12 for the Hayward mayoral election, and since the council incumbents aren’t seeking re-election, that race doesn’t have to be officially entered until March 17. But a quick check to see who took out papers found Mike Sweeney as the sole interested party for mayor so far, and the the following for two City Council seats (includes links to Web sites, or soon-to-be Web sites, if available):
Here’s a handy Registrar of Voters site that can keep you filled in on filers. Click on “Candidate Filed Log” to access the .pdf file. Hayward races are on the last page (mayor and “counil”, oops) and are empty at the moment. But take a look at page 26, under the Alameda County Superintendent of Schools.
No, Hayward schools trustee Luis Reynoso is not considering a run for Sheila Jordan’s spot. “I was just exploring, but I’m not. There’s no news there,” he said today.