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