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Want to hear where Mountain View City Council candidates stand on the issues? Here's how.

Council hopefuls will answer the tough questions at upcoming candidate forums

Ellen Kamei speaks at the candidate forum in City Hall on August 30, 2018. Photo by Magali Gauthier

With the roster of candidates now set in stone, the community will get to start hearing from Mountain View’s five city council hopefuls about where they stand on key issues. Here’s who’s hosting candidate forums.

Note that some of these candidate forums are still pending a date, time or location. The Voice will update this list as more information becomes available.

Shoreline West Association of Neighbors (SWAN)

Date: Sept. 7

Time: 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

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Location: Virtual. Find a link to the forum recording here.

More information: SWAN aims to promote and advance neighborhood goals and to preserve and enhance the welfare of the Shoreline West neighborhood, according to the organization’s website.

Mountain View Voice

Date: Sept. 15

Time: 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Location: Virtual. Find a link to the forum recording here.

More information: The Mountain View Voice invites the Mountain View City Council candidates and members of the public to a candidate forum and debate. All five candidates have confirmed their attendance.

Old Mountain View Neighborhood Association (OMVNA)

Date: Oct. 3

Time: 7 p.m.

Location: Virtual. Find the Zoom link here.

More information: OMVNA aims to collect and disseminate information to residents, provide a forum for the wishes and grievances of residents and act as a liaison between the neighborhood and the city, according to the organization’s website.

Mountain View Mobile Home Alliance (MVMHA)

Date: Oct. 7

Time: 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Location: Virtual. Register here.

More information: The MVMHA represents residents of Mountain View’s six mobile home parks to ensure their voices are heard at city hall, according to the association’s website.

Cuesta Park Neighborhood Association (CPNA)

Date: Oct. 9

Time: 7:30 p.m.

Location: Virtual. Register here.

More information: According to the host’s website, CPNA works to promote a sense of community pride in the Cuesta Park neighborhood, increase emergency preparedness and act as a voice for neighbors' wishes and grievances to the city.

League of Women Voters of Los Altos-Mountain View Area

Date: Oct. 12

Time: 7 p.m.

Location: Virtual. Register here.

More information: The League of Women Voters of Los Altos-Mountain View Area will host separate city council forums for the Los Altos City Council and the Mountain View City Council. The volunteer organization offers unbiased nonpartisan information about elections and issues, sponsors candidate debates and forums, publishes a nonpartisan voter guide and engages at the local, state and national levels on legislative issues, according to the League’s website.

Rotary Club

Date: Oct. 18

Time: 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Location: In person at the Rotary Club's weekly lunch at Don Giovanni, located at 235 Castro Street in Mountain View.

More information: The Rotary Club is a worldwide organization of business and professional people who provide humanitarian service, encourage high ethical standards in all vocations and help build goodwill and peace in the world, according to the Mountain View chapter’s website.

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Want to hear where Mountain View City Council candidates stand on the issues? Here's how.

Council hopefuls will answer the tough questions at upcoming candidate forums

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With the roster of candidates now set in stone, the community will get to start hearing from Mountain View’s five city council hopefuls about where they stand on key issues. Here’s who’s hosting candidate forums.

Note that some of these candidate forums are still pending a date, time or location. The Voice will update this list as more information becomes available.

Shoreline West Association of Neighbors (SWAN)

Date: Sept. 7

Time: 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Location: Virtual. Find a link to the forum recording here.

More information: SWAN aims to promote and advance neighborhood goals and to preserve and enhance the welfare of the Shoreline West neighborhood, according to the organization’s website.

Mountain View Voice

Date: Sept. 15

Time: 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Location: Virtual. Find a link to the forum recording here.

More information: The Mountain View Voice invites the Mountain View City Council candidates and members of the public to a candidate forum and debate. All five candidates have confirmed their attendance.

Old Mountain View Neighborhood Association (OMVNA)

Date: Oct. 3

Time: 7 p.m.

Location: Virtual. Find the Zoom link here.

More information: OMVNA aims to collect and disseminate information to residents, provide a forum for the wishes and grievances of residents and act as a liaison between the neighborhood and the city, according to the organization’s website.

Mountain View Mobile Home Alliance (MVMHA)

Date: Oct. 7

Time: 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Location: Virtual. Register here.

More information: The MVMHA represents residents of Mountain View’s six mobile home parks to ensure their voices are heard at city hall, according to the association’s website.

Cuesta Park Neighborhood Association (CPNA)

Date: Oct. 9

Time: 7:30 p.m.

Location: Virtual. Register here.

More information: According to the host’s website, CPNA works to promote a sense of community pride in the Cuesta Park neighborhood, increase emergency preparedness and act as a voice for neighbors' wishes and grievances to the city.

League of Women Voters of Los Altos-Mountain View Area

Date: Oct. 12

Time: 7 p.m.

Location: Virtual. Register here.

More information: The League of Women Voters of Los Altos-Mountain View Area will host separate city council forums for the Los Altos City Council and the Mountain View City Council. The volunteer organization offers unbiased nonpartisan information about elections and issues, sponsors candidate debates and forums, publishes a nonpartisan voter guide and engages at the local, state and national levels on legislative issues, according to the League’s website.

Rotary Club

Date: Oct. 18

Time: 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Location: In person at the Rotary Club's weekly lunch at Don Giovanni, located at 235 Castro Street in Mountain View.

More information: The Rotary Club is a worldwide organization of business and professional people who provide humanitarian service, encourage high ethical standards in all vocations and help build goodwill and peace in the world, according to the Mountain View chapter’s website.

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