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2017 Election

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General Municipal Election

November 7, 2017

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Election Results

General Municipal Elections are held in November of odd-numbered years and are administered by the City Clerk's Office. For further information, please call (805) 564-5309, visit the City Clerk's Office in City Hall at 735 Anacapa Street. For past years information, please refer to the Past Elections link.

Voter Links 2017
2017 Precinct Map Sample Ballots/Voter Information Pamphlet
Voting District Map
adopted March 30, 2015
City Street District Boundary Descriptions - All Districts
SB City Vote en Espanól Candidates' Campaign Finance Disclosure
Voting District Look-up Final List of Candidates - By District
Form For Ballot Measure Argument Submittal
Vote-by-Mail Election - Tuesday, November 7, 2017
2017 - All eligible voters will be receiving election ballots for the City's general Municipal Election. All voters will be voting for the at-large Mayor position. Voters who live in Districts 4, 5, and 6 will be voting for both Mayor and Councilmembers for their districts. All voters who live in the designated districts will be mailed a ballot with prepaid postage on the return envelope.
Four drop-off centers will be located throughout the City, allowing voters the option to vote in person. Drop-off center locations are listed below.
Important Election Dates
July 17, 2017
Nomination Period begins (where potential candidates can pull papers to run for City Council).
August 14, 2017
Nomination Period ends.
October 9, 2017
Ballots mailed to City registered voters
October 23, 2017 - Deadline to register to vote for the November 7 election.
November 7, 2017 - Election day!
Ballots must be postmarked by this date.
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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What's on the Ballot?
District 1 - Sample Ballot District 2 - Sample Ballot
District 3 - Sample Ballot District 4 - Sample Ballot
District 5 - Sample Ballot District 6 - Sample Ballot
Measure C Information
Ballot questions
District Map Links
District 1 Map District 2 Map
District 3 Map District 4 Map
District 5 Map District 6 Map
Interactive District Map
Drop-Off Center Hours for City Hall and Election Day Centers

Vote-by-mail ballots can be dropped off in the City Clerk 's Office during regular business hours prior to the Drop-Off Center dates.

Tuesday, October 31 - Friday, November 3
Monday, November 6
during regular City Hall business hours
Saturday, November 4
8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Election Day
Tuesday, November 7: 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.

All other Drop-Off Center Locations will be open on
Election Day, Tuesday, November 7:
7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Vote-by-mail ballots can be dropped off in the City Clerk 's Office during regular business hours prior to the Drop-Off Center dates.

Drop-Off Center Locations

Drop Off Centers

City of Santa Barbara, City Hall - Lobby
735 Anacapa Street
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
Franklin Neighborhood Center - Multipurpose Room
1136 E. Montecito Street
Santa Barbara, 93103
Harding Elementary School, Room 1
1625 Robbins Street
Santa Barbara, 93101
First Presbyterian Church, Fellowship Room
21 East Constance Avenue
Santa Barbara, 93105
Notice of Election
Notice of Nominees
Notice of Vote By Mail Ballot Processing and Canvassing
Notice of Central Counting Places
Notice of Drop-Off Centers
Notice of Drop-Off Centers & Board members
Notice To Voters Of Date After Which No Arguments For Or Against A City Measure May Be Submitted To The City Clerk
Notice of Manual Tally and Selection of the Precincts to be Tallied Notice of Drop-Off Centers and Board Members
Contact and Election Information
City Clerk's Office
735 Anacapa Street, Post Office Box 1990
Santa Barbara, California 93102-1990
(805) 564-5309
(805) 897-2623 Fax
The City Clerk's Office is open daily from Monday through Thursday, 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
City Hall is closed every other Friday.

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Last Updated: Jul 6, 2018
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