or call (800) SBC-VOTE or (800) 722-8683.
November 2, 2021, General Municipal Election - City of Santa Barbara
For Candidate filing questions please contact the City of Santa Barbara Clerk's Office at 805-594-5309.
June 7, 2022, Statewide Direct Primary Election
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 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.