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NOVEMBER 3, 2020, GENERAL ELECTION

Candidate Filing

Official Candidate Filing List

Official Candidate Filing List

Write-In Candidate filing Period: September 7, 2020 to 5:00 p.m. on October 20, 2020

A person who has not filed to be a candidate during the candidate filing period, may still be elected to office as a Write-In Candidate.  The Write-In period will only apply to school and special district contests that will appear on the ballot.

To learn more about the filing requirements for Write-In candidates please see Section 9 of the School and Special District Candidate Filing guide.  Write-In candidate filing appointments are available by appointment only in the County of Santa Barbara Elections Division Main Office located at 4440A Calle Real, Santa Barbara, CA 93110.   Appointments are available from 8:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday, excluding holidays. 

To schedule an appointment, please call (805) 696-8957 or email candidatefiling@co.santa-barbara.ca.us.


NOVEMBER 17, 2020, SANTA RITA HILLS COMMUNITY SERVICES DISTRICT SPECIAL ELECTION

Candidate Filing for the Santa Rita Hills Community Services District Special Election will only be available at the Santa Barbara Elections Main Office by appointment only. Appointments are available from 8:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday, excluding holidays.  To schedule an appointment call (805) 696-8957 or email candidatefiling@co.santa-barbara.ca.us.

Offices to be Filled
Office Title Incumbent New term begins Term ending
Director Vacant December 4, 2020 December 2, 2022 and until a successor qualifies and takes office
Director Vacant December 4, 2020 December 6, 2024 and until a successor qualifies and takes office
Director Martha "Marty" New December 4, 2020 December 6, 2024 and until a successor qualifies and takes office


NOTICE OF ELECTION

SANTA RITA HILLS COMMUNITY SERVICES DISTRICT SPECIAL ELECTION CANDIDATE FILING GUIDE

Guides

Candidate Filing Guides are prepared to provide candidates with important information. Qualifications, terms of office, proper filing authorities, and deadlines are outlined in the guides for offices coming to election. Participation and compliance with the timelines and filing requirements are the keys to success in the candidate process.

Candidate Filing Guides will be posted online prior to the Candidate Filing period for the election.

Superior Court Judge Schools and Special Districts Voter-Nominated and Nonpartisan Central Committees and County Council

Candidate Filing Appointments

Santa Barbara Elections Main Office:

Appointments are required for candidate Filing.

Appointments are available 8:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m and 1:30 p.m - 4:00 p.m. Our office is closed for lunch between 12:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m. Monday through Friday, excluding holidays.

Santa Barbara Office
Schedule a Candidate Filing Appointment

Santa Maria Elections Branch Office:

Appointments are required for candidate filing.

Appointments are available 8:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Our office is closed for lunch between 12:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m. Monday through Friday, excluding holidays.

Santa Maria Office
Schedule a Candidate Filing Appointment

Lompoc Elections Branch Office:

Candidate Filing is not available.

Additional Information:

California Secretary of State's Office
Website: www.sos.ca.gov
Santa Barbara County Elections Office:
Phone: (800) SBC-VOTE
Email: candidatefiling@co.santa-barbara.ca.us