Governing Board Member General Election

  • The statewide general election will be held on Tues., Nov. 8, 2022, to elect district governing board members to fill terms that will expire on Dec. 9 (second Friday in December). 

Order of Election Process for School Districts

  • In May or June, the Order of Elections form(s) must be completed and adopted by your board.  A fillable template is provided for your convenience under Forms and Templates.  If you are required to consolidate the Election with San Luis Obispo or Ventura counties, you must provide a separate resolution for each County Elections Office.

    Please return copies of the adopted Order of Election form(s) as follows:

    • two copies to SBCEO – Attention: Administrator, School Business Advisory Services
    • one copy to the Elections Office by no later than Fri., July 1 before 5 p.m.


    Santa Barbara Elections Office
    4400-A Calle Real
    Santa Barbara, CA 93110

    Phone:  (805) 696-8957

    Santa Maria Elections Office
    511 E. Lakeside Parkway Suite 115
    Santa Maria, CA 93455

    Phone:  (805) 346-8374

    SLO Elections Office
    1055 Monterey Street Suite D120
    San Luis Obispo, CA  93408

     Phone:  (805) 781-5080

    Ventura Elections Office
    800 South Victoria Avenue
    Ventura, CA  93009-1200

    Phone:  (805) 654-2664

    Other informational items that you may find useful when preparing for your district’s election.

    1. Notification to Consolidate Governing Board Member Elections

    Education Code Section 5340 states the county superintendent of schools shall notify districts that a consolidated election must be held. 

    1. Governing School Board Members - Terms Expiring December 2022

    A list, by school district, of board members whose terms expire on the second Friday in December.

         3. General Election Calendar

    A calendar and timeline of election activities is provided for your convenience.

    Alert Candidates may obtain nomination documents between July 18 and Aug. 12 (5 p.m.).  If the incumbent or any one of the incumbents (for districts with boards elected at-large) has not filed by Aug. 13 (5 p.m.), the filing period is extended to Aug. 17 (5 p.m.) at the Santa Barbara County clerk-recorder offices in Santa Barbara or Santa Maria (locations listed above).

    If you need assistance, please contact Administrator - School Business Advisory Services at (805) 964-4711, ext. 5237 

    q and a   Questions and Answers


Calendar and Timeline of Activities

Forms and Templates

From the SBC Elections Office....

  • Ballot Measure Information

  • Candidate's Statement of Qualifications Resolution Template

  • Current district boundary map for districts elected "at-large"

  • District and Election Officials Information Form

  • District Election Packet-fillable

  • Notice of Elective Offices to be Filled

  • Qualifications to Run and Hold Office Form

  • Request for District Election Services

From the County of San Luis Obispo Elections Office....

Website Links

  • California Secretary of State Elections and Voter Information
  • San Luis Obispo County Elections Office
  • Santa Barbara County Elections Office
  • Ventura County Elections Office