General Municipal Elections are conducted in the City of San
Luis Obispo in November of even-numbered years. The
next General Municipal Election will take place in the City
on November 4, 2014 for purposes of filling two seats on the
City Council, each for a term of four years, and the
position of Mayor, for a term of two years.
here to view the Notice of Election.
Click here to view Resolution Nos. 10518 and 10519.
If no one or only one person is nominated
for an elective office, appointment to these offices may be
§10229, Elections Codes of the State of
Click here to view the 2014 Election Calendar.
CANDIDATE CAMPAIGN &
PRIMARILY FORMED COMMITTEE DISCLOSURE DOCUMENTS
to view candidate campaign and primarily formed committee disclosure documents.
LOCAL REVENUE BALLOT MEASURE
to view the notice of deadlines for submitting Primary and
Rebuttal Arguments for or against a City Measure.
Click here to view Resolution Nos. 10542 and 10545.
Click here to download a Ballot Measure Guidelines and
City Attorney's Impartial Analysis of Measure G-14
Argument in Favor of Measure G-14
Argument Against Measure G-14
Rebuttal to Argument in Favor of Measure G-14
Rebuttal to Argument Against Measure G-14
ESSENTIAL SERVICES TRANSACTION (SALES) AND
To protect and maintain essential services and
facilities – such as open space preservation;
bike lanes and sidewalks; public safety;
neighborhood street paving and code enforcement;
flood protection; senior programs; and other
vital services and capital improvement projects
– shall the City’s Municipal Code be amended to
extend the current one-half percent local sales
tax for eight years, with independent annual
audits, public goal-setting and budgeting, and a
Citizens’ Oversight Commission?
PROCESS TO SEEK ELECTION FOR MAYOR OR
MEMBER OF THE COUNCIL
Any person desiring to
seek election for Mayor or Member of the City Council must
be a registered voter of the City of San Luis Obispo at the
time nomination papers are issued by the City Clerk.
The nomination period for the November 4, 2014 election
begins July 14, 2014 and closes on Friday, August 8, 2014 at
5:00 p.m. During this period, individuals may take
out, circulate and file nomination papers. If an
incumbent for one of the offices being voted upon does not
file nomination papers by 5:00 p.m. on August 8, 2014, the
filing period for that office will be extended until August
13, 2014 at 5:00 p.m. During this extension period,
any eligible person, other than the incumbent, may take out,
circulate, and file nomination papers for that office.
REQUESTS FOR INFORMATION
To view requests for
information that may be of general interest please
click here. If you need any information related to
the 2014 General Municipal Election email
or call the City Clerk's Office at 805-781-7100.
VOTER REGISTRATION INFORMATION
The last day to register
to vote to be eligible to vote in the November 4, 2014
election is October 20, 2014. You will need to
re-register if there has been a change in your status since
the last election (name change, new address, etc).
Registration forms are available at City Hall, 990 Palm
Street, San Luis Obispo, and you can also register to vote
NOMINEES FOR MAYOR AND
MEMBERS OF CITY COUNCIL
This portion of the City's
website will be added after the close of nominations and
after the ballot order has been determined by a randomized
drawing conducted by the Secretary of State. Please
log onto this section of the website after August 8, 2014
to obtain a listing of citizens who will appear on the
ballot. You may also call the City Clerk's Office at
805-781-7100 during the nomination period to receive updates
on citizens who have taken out nomination papers, filed
nomination papers, and/or qualified to be placed on the
The polls will be open on
Election Day (November 4, 2014) between the hours of 7:00
a.m. and 8:00 p.m. Your polling place will be
indicated on your Sample Ballot that you receive in the
mail. You may also learn your polling place by calling
the San Luis Obispo Registrar of Voters at 805-781-5000, or
by logging on to the San Luis Obispo Registrar of Voters'
CITY CLERK'S OFFICE
The City Clerk's Office is
open Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. through 5:00 p.m.
This office is closed during national holidays. Please
call 805-781-7100 for more information.
Other Information and Past Elections
April 11, 2014 -
Memo on Local Revenue Ballot Measure and Fiscal Initiative
June 18, 2013 -
November 6, 2012 -
2012 General Election
August 30, 2011 -
2011 Special Election
Measures A & B
November 15, 2011 -
2011 Special Election Measure C
November 2, 2010 -
2010 General Election