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1 – Local ballot Seats up for re-election in 2020

Note:  This is preliminary and does not include all of the seats up for re-election in the club’s  service area, or school board seats, etc.  Additional information will become available after all of the candidates have filed their applications and are published by the Election Board of  Santa Barbara County.

(See results October 5, 2019 Region 10 Pre-endorsement Conference by Director, David Atkins, below *)

Democratic and (D) Endorsed candidates who will be on the 2020 March Primary ballot:

1   –  U. S. House of Representatives, 24th District

                Incumbent (D) Salud Carbajal (running,  D Endorsed)

2   – CA State Senate, 19th District,

                (D)  Monique Limon News Link:  (Monique Limon Announcement State Senate )

                 (Incumbent (D) Hannah-Beth Jackson – Term limit – cannot run)

3   – CA State Assembly, 35th District

               (D) Dawn Addis, News Link:  ( Dawn Addis Announces run for State Assembly) 

4   – Santa Barbara County Supervisors (2 out of 5 Supervisor seats in 2020):

              4a   Incumbent Joan Hartmann, Santa Barbara County Supervisor, 3rd District,  (running,  D Endorsed)

             4b   Open seat,  Santa Barbara County Supervisor, 4th District  

City Council seats are NOT on the ballot until November 3, 2020 General election.  DCSMV candidate endorsement selection for City Council will be in June 2020.

5   –  City Council of Santa Maria (* 2 out of 4 Council member seats, and 1 Mayor up for election in Nov.  2020): 

    5a    Residents living in District 1 (northwest) will elect 1 City Council member

Osvaldo Sotelo formally announced his candidacy for District 1 on January 13, 2020.  

    5b   Residents living in District 2 (northeast) will elect 1 City Council member (To be announced)

   5c    All voters citywide (all 4 districts) will decide the Mayor’s position. (To be announced)

* SM City Council held currently with terms ending in 2020:   Mayor, Alice Patino,  Council members Michael Moats and  Mike Corder (None D Endorsed)

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  •  2019 Region 10 Pre-endorsement Conference

The Pre-endorsement Conference was convened by Region 10 Director, David Atkins, at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, October 5. The agenda included:

(CD24)  Salud Carbajal, Congressional District 24 will proceed to the State Convention consent      agenda where he will be endorsed by the State Party.

 (SD19) Monique Limon has received in excess of the required votes cast for Senate District 19  and will    proceed to the Convention consent agenda for endorsement by the State Party.  (SD19 is currently held by Hannah-Beth Jackson, who has termed out and will not be running in 2020.)

(AD35) There were no candidates who stepped forward as of October 5th for Assembly District 35.  If a candidate decides to run, he/she will do so without Party endorsement.


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