2022 General Municipal Election

GENERAL MUNICIPAL ELECTION - NOVEMBER 8, 2022

Beginning with the 2022 election, voters will vote for one City Council Member who lives in their district. This will replace the current system of at-large citywide elections in which voters have the ability to vote for all City Council Members. The Mayor seat will continue to be elected at-large. Visit the District Elections page for more information.

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a General Municipal Election will be held in the City of Arroyo Grande on Tuesday, November 8, 2022, for the following Officers:

  • One (1) Mayor for a full term of two (2) years
  • One (1) District 1 Member of the City Council for full term of four (4) years
  • One (1) District 4 Member of the City Council for full term of four (4) years

CITY OF ARROYO GRANDE

MEASURE D-22

To provide funding for general governmental use in Arroyo Grande, including maintenance and repair of streets, sidewalks, stormwater and drainage facilities, and for other City programs and facilities, shall an ordinance establishing a one percent sales tax be adopted, providing approximately $5,600,000 annually until ended by the City Council and requiring annual reports on revenues and expenditures, and review and public hearing by the City Council every five years on its necessity?

 


 


 


The nomination period for these offices began on July 18, 2022 and closed on August 12, 2022 at 5:00 p.m.  

Candidates Running for Elective Office

Candidates are listed alphabetically. The list of candidates will be updated to reflect the order determined by the Secretary of State, once available.

FOR MAYOR  - Vote for one (1)

Dale T. Hanson

Gaea Powell

Caren Ray Russom

FOR DISTRICT 1 MEMBER OF THE CITY COUNCIL - Vote for one (1)

Kathleen P. Secrest

FOR DISTRICT 4 MEMBER OF THE CITY COUNCIL - Vote for one (1)

Ben Franco

James Robert Guthrie

Voter Information

Voter Registration
Voter registration forms are available at the San Luis Obispo County Clerk-Recorder’s Office, library, DMV, U.S. post offices, and City Hall.  For additional information, visit the California Secretary of State website. The last day to register to vote in the November 8, 2022 election is October 24, 2022.

Additional Election Information and Resources

  • Fair Political Practices Commission : The Technical Assistance Division of the FPPC will provide telephone assistance Monday - Thursday, 9:00 AM - 11:30 AM at (866) 275-3772 concerning campaign filing requirements and conflicts of interest.
  • Arroyo Grande City Clerk’s Office: The City Clerk is responsible for coordinating the Municipal Election and receiving all Campaign Filing Statements for local candidates. To contact the City Clerk’s Office, call (805) 473-5400, Monday through Friday, 8 am to 5 pm (except holidays), or send an e-mail.
  • San Luis Obispo County Election’s Office: Find your polling place, voter status and more online.
  • Voter’s Edge California is an online resource that provides nonpartisan information on elections and voting.
  • California Easy Voter Guide provides new voters and busy voters with nonpartisan information for statewide elections in California. 

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