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General Municipal Election

November 2, 2021

Election Results are available after the close of polls on Election Night.

Election Results

Voter Links   
Voting District Look-up City Street District Boundary Descriptions - All Districts
Register to Vote
Candidates' Campaign Finance Disclosure
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Final List of Candidates - By District
Interactive District Map
Vote-by-Mail Election - Tuesday, November 2, 2021
2021 - All voters in the City of Santa Barbara will be receiving a ballot with prepaid postage to vote on a Mayoral candidate. In addition to the City-wide Mayoral race, voters in Districts 4, 5, and 6 will also be electing a Councilmember to represent their respective District.
Important Election Dates
July 12, 2021
Nomination Period begins (where potential candidates can pull papers to run for City Council).
August 6, 2021
Nomination Period ends.
October 4 - 26, 2021
Ballots mailed to voters
October 4 – November 2, 2021
Voters may drop off completed ballots at Secure Official Ballot Drop-Boxes or Voter Service Centers (see locations and hours below)
October 18, 2021
Last Day to Register to Vote; register at
October 26, 2021
Deadline to request replacement or Remote Accessible Vote-by-Mail (RAVBM) ballot be sent to you
November 2, 2021 Election Day, last day to return your ballot or mail your postmarked ballot to the county elections official
Candidate and Committees Election Information


The Public Access Portal contains financial information provided by candidates and committees. It can answer questions about who is contributing money, who is receiving money, and how it is being spent.

Use the Public Access Portal to research campaign contributions and expenditures, review campaign statements filed by candidates and committees, or examine a committee's filing history by election.
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The Filer Access Portal is a web-based, data entry filing system that allows candidates and campaign committees to submit disclosure reports mandated by California's Political Reform Act to the Electronic Filing System free of charge.

Use the Filer Access Portal to create electronic campaign statements. Before you begin you must have received your Electronic Filing System filer identification number and password. To get a filer identification number and password for your committee, call the City of Santa Barbara, City Clerk's Office at (805) 564-5309.
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District Map Links
District 1 Map
District 2 Map
District 3 Map
District 4 Map
District 5 Map
District 6 Map
Interactive District Map
What's on the Ballot?

All registered voters in the City of Santa Barbara will receive a ballot this year to elect the Mayor. Additionally, voters in Districts 4 (Riviera/San Roque), 5 (Hope/La Cumbre), and 6 (Downtown) will also have the opportunity to vote for City Councilmembers for their districts*:
District 1 - Mayor
District 2 - Mayor
District 3 - Mayor
District 4 - Mayor and 4th District City Councilmember
District 5 - Mayor and 5th District City Councilmember
District 6 - Mayor and 6th District City Councilmember
*Per the City Charter, City Council candidates must reside in, and be elected from, one of six City neighborhoods.
Voting District Look-up
Final List of Candidates - By District

Secure Official Ballot Drop Box Hours & Locations

Available 24 hours a day, unless otherwise noted, from October 4, 2021, through 8:00 p.m. on Election Day, November 2, 2021.




Eastside Public Library

1102 E. Montecito Street


County Admin. Building

105 E. Anapamu Street 
(Anacapa St. Entrance)

Accessible/Walk-Up ONLY

San Andres Hardware

635 W. Micheltorena Street


Santa Barbara City Hall

735 Anacapa Street

Accessible/ Walk-Up

Santa Barbara City College

(West Campus Drop-Off Zone)

721 Cliff Drive


MacKenzie Park Parking Lot

3111 State Street

Available during park hours: Sunrise to ½ hour after sunset

Accessible/ Drive-Up/Walk-Up

Santa Barbarba County Elections Main Office

4440-A Calle Real

Accessible/ Drive-Up/Walk-Up

Voter Service Center Hours & Locations

Voter Service Centers will offer ballot drop-off, replacement ballots, Conditional Voter Registration for voters that have moved or did not register by the deadline, and provisional ballots.  Each Voter Service Center will also have an accessible voting device.

Santa Barbara County Elections

County Elections Main Office

4440-A Calle Real

Operating Dates and Times:  October 4, 2021, through Election Day 

Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., except holidays 

·         Saturday, October 30, 2021, from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

·         Election Day, Tuesday, November 2, 2021, from 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.

City of Santa Barbara, City Hall


735 Anacapa Street

Operating Dates and Times (For election services):

Saturday, October 30, 2021, from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

·         Monday, November 1, 2021, from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

·         Election Day, Tuesday, November 2, 2021, from 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.

The Voter Services Centers listed below are open Election Day only, Tuesday, November 2, 2021,   7:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Eastside Public Library

Martin Luther King, Jr. Wing

1102 E. Montecito Street

Westside Neighborhood Center

Westside Auditorium

423 W. Victoria Street

MacKenzie Park

MacKenzie Center

3111 State Street

Notice of Election
Contact Information

Santa Barbara County Elections Office is administering the November 2, 2021 election. For information regarding ballots, voter registration, ballot drop boxes, and voter service centers, please contact the Santa Barbara County Elections office at (800) SBC-VOTE (722-8683) or visit the County Elections website.

For all other information, please contact:

City Clerk's Office
City Hall
735 Anacapa Street
Santa Barbara, California 93101
(805) 564-5309
Fax: (805) 897-2623

Last Updated: Nov 2, 2021
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