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Voters in Santa Barbara to elect new mayor

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Registered voters in Santa Barbara should expect to see ballots arriving in the mail soon.

Voters will be electing a new mayor and voting on a city-wide measure. People living in Districts 4-6 will also be electing new city councilmembers.

The candidates for mayor are current city councilmembers Bendy White, Frank Hotchkiss, and Cathy Murillo, along with retired environmental executive Hal Conklin and retired CEO Angel R. Martinez.

Running for city council in District 4 are Jay D. Higgins, Jim Scafide, and Kristen Sneddon. Running for city council in District 5 are Eric Friedman and Warner R. McGrew. The candidates for District 6 are Gregg Hart, Aaron Solis, and Jack Ucciferri.

Measure C would enact a one-cent sales tax estimated to generate approximately $22 million annually to help pay for infrastructure repairs and maintenance of essential services.

Ballots must be postmarked or returned in person to one of four drop-off locations by 8 p.m. on Election Day, Tuesday, Nov. 7.

Hours and locations of drop-off centers:

Tuesday, Oct. 31 - Friday, Nov. 3 and Monday, Nov. 6, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Saturday, Nov. 4, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

  • City Hall Lobby, 735 Anacapa Street 

Tuesday, Nov. 7, 7 a.m. - 8 p.m.

  • City Hall Lobby, 735 Anacapa Street
  • First Presbyterian Church, 21 East Constance Avenue
  • Franklin Neighborhood Center, 1136 East Montecito Street
  • Harding Elementary School, 1625 Robbins Street

Related links: 
City of Santa Barbara Elections Home Page

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