Mayor for a Day Contest

Essay topic

Essay Contest


What would Mountain View be like if you were mayor for a day?

 Due date

DUE ON FRIDAY, October 1, 2021

by 5 p.m.

 Contest rules

 Contest Rules

  1. Open to elementary and middle school-aged Mountain View residents.
  2. Maximum of 500 words in essay.
  3. Only one entry per person.
  4. One elementary AND one middle school-aged contestant will be selected by the Mayor.
  5. Winners will present their essays at a City Council meeting in October 2021.

Submit your entry online

The parent/guardian of the elementary and/or middle school-aged student must fill out the online contest entry form on their child's behalf. By submitting the form, the parent/guardian is giving their informed consent for their child to participate in the Mayor for a Day contest. View 2021 Mayor for a Day contest flyer.

Mountain View Mayor Ellen Kamei will select up to two (2) winning entries, one from an elementary school-aged student and one from a middle school-aged student who live in Mountain View. The City of Mountain View is not responsible for any missing or late contest entries.

Enter the Mayor for a Day contest online. All entries are due by 5 p.m. Friday, October 1, 2021.


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