October 21, 2022

The Muslim Community Association (MCA) and Council on American-Islamic Relations, San Francisco Bay Area office (CAIR-SFBA) is hosting a nonpartisan candidate forum tonight for the Santa Clara Council race.

Members of the Muslim community will hear from candidates running for Santa Clara Mayor and Council Districts 2 and 3 to discuss issues that impact all communities.

All candidates running have confirmed their attendance:

Santa Clara Mayoral Candidates:
• Lisa Gillmor
• Anthony Becker

Santa Clara City Council, District 2
• Raj Chahal
• Larry McColloch

Santa Clara City Council, District 3
• Karen Hardy
• Christian Pellecchia

WHAT: Santa Clara Mayoral and City Council (Districts 2 and 3) Candidates Forum
WHEN: Friday, October 21, 6:30pm to 8:00pm
WHERE: Muslim Community Association (MCA) Khadijah Banquet Hall – 3003 Scott Blvd., Santa Clara

“The candidate forum provides an opportunity for voters to ask questions and meet with the candidates who seek to serve the City of Santa Clara,” said Sameena Usman, Senior Government Relations Coordinator for CAIR-SFBA. “We hope this forum encourages increased voter participation from within the Muslim community and leads to more informed decision-making at the polls in November.”

Additional information about our voter education efforts can be found here.