2020 California Election Calendar

 NOTE:  Due to the holiday  Monday,  February 17, 2020 deadline HAS BEEN EXTENDED TO TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 18, 2020.   Santa Maria Elections Office open Saturday,  February 15, 9 am – 1 pm.  “Provisional ballots” or to re-register after the deadline, call the Elections Office at 1-800-722-8683, Ext 7 to speak to a person, or click here for information:  https://www.sos.ca.gov/elections/voting-resources/provisional-voting/

California Information on “How to Vote for President”  https://www.sos.ca.gov/elections/voting-info/how-vote-president/?    

VOTE MARCH 3, 2020

2020 PRIMARY ELECTION, Tuesday, March 3, 2020: 

Voter  Information Guides”  mailed on Jan 23 – Feb 11, 2020)

–  First Day Vote-By-Mail Ballots will be mailed 

       Monday, February 3, 2020

–  Close of Registration *

       NOTE:  Due to the holiday 

       Monday,  February 17, 2020 deadline HAS BEEN EXTENDED TO FEBRUARY 18, 2020.

    VOTE MARCH 3, 2020


2020 GENERAL ELECTION, Tuesday, November 3, 2020:

 First Day Vote-By-Mail Ballots will be mailed

      Monday, October 5, 2020

 Close of Registration *

    Monday, October 19, 2020



 A Registration and Voting Guide:  CLICK HERE

* You can “Conditionally” register and vote at the county elections office after the deadline.  Call the Elections Office at 1-800-722-8683, Ext 7 to speak to a person, or visit the website:


For additional voting information:

2020 Election Information

  For more detailed candidate information and ballot names released by the Election Board of  Santa Barbara County, click here:  https://santamariademocrats.info/2020-election-news/local-ballot-seats-up-for-re-election-in-2020/

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

2   – CA State Senate, 19th District,

                (D)  Monique Limon  (Monique Limon Announcement State Senate )

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

3   – CA State Assembly, 35th District

               (D) Dawn Addis  ( 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


              4b   Open seat,  Santa Barbara County Supervisor, 4th District  (No Democrat on the ballot)

Not on the ballot until November 2020 election:

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 announced his candidacy January 14, 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)

Find your Santa Maria City District:  CLICK HERE


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