Elections

The City of Paso Robles holds its general municipal election on the first Tuesday after the first Monday in November in even-numbered years, the same day as the statewide general election.

2018 General Election

 A Consolidated General Election will be held in the City of El Paso de Robles on Tuesday, November 6, 2018, for the following officers:

  • 2 members of the City Council (full term of four years)
  • Mayor (Full term of four years)

Candidates

Office: Mayor Date Qualified
  
Trine MarlenForm 501 (PDF) 
Steven W. MartinForm 501 (PDF) 
Jim ReedForm 501 (PDF) 
Office: City Council Date Qualified
  
Leo CastilloForm 501 (PDF) 
Maria GarciaForm 501 (PDF) 
John HamonForm 501 (PDF)

Andy PekemaForm 501 (PDF) 
Michael RiveraForm 501 (PDF) 

Candidate Information

The period for filing Nomination Papers is July 16 - August 10, 2018, at 5PM.

Filing deadline will be extended to August 15, 2018 if nomination papers for an incumbent officer of the City are not filed by the August 10, 2018 filing deadline. This extension period is not applicable to incumbents.

UPDATE: Filling period extended to August 15, 2018

An appointment is required with the City Clerk and/or a Deputy City Clerk to pick up a Candidate Packet. Please call 805-237-3888 to schedule an appointment.

Ballot Measures

Ballot Measure H-18 - Office of the City Clerk

Ballot Measure I-18 - Cannabis Business Tax

Ballot Measure K-18 - Paso Robles Limited-Term General Sales Tax Increase
Ballot Measure N-18 - Advisory Measure On Use of Sales Tax Revenues 

  • Resolution 18-108 - Full Text of Measures

Your Elected Officials

To find out who your elected representatives are right now, visit SmartVoter or EasyVoter, or you may check with your local County Elections Office or your local library. You can also see a list of the members of the Paso Robles  City Council.

You may also get addresses and phone numbers for any of your representatives so you can contact them. It is your right to let your elected representatives know how you feel about the issues that are important to you.

Election Resources

  • Access the Official Voter Information Guide from the California Secretary of State.
  • SmartVoter provides voters with comprehensive non-partisan information about the contests on their ballots in an easy-to-use presentation, and provide a means for candidates to publish information about themselves and their candidacy directly to voters.
  • The California Secretary of State provides information for voters with disabilities, including information about accessing elections and the Voting Accessibility Advisory Committee.
  • The San Luis Obispo County Cler-Recorder maintains a selection of resources, including services, forms, documents, as well as two office locations for elections:
    • San Luis Obispo Office:
      County of San Luis Obispo
      Clerk-Recorder
      Elections Division
      1055 Monterey Street
      Suite D120
      San Luis Obispo, CA 93408
      Phone: 805-781-5228
      Fax: 805-781-1111
    • North County Office:
      County of San Luis Obispo
      Clerk-Recorder
      Elections Division
      5955 Capistrano Avenue
      Suite B
      Atascadero, CA 93422
      Phone: 805-461-6043
  • The City of Paso Robles also provides voter information and resources.