Goleta City Council Candidate Nomination Filing Period Open for Districts 1 and 2

Candidates Must Be Registered Voters Living in Districts 1 or 2

The nomination filing period for Goleta City Council candidates in Districts 1 and 2 began on Monday, July 18, and closes Friday, August 12 at 5:00 p.m. To apply, candidates must be 18 years or older as well as reside and be a registered voter in the district in which he or she seeks election at the time nomination papers are issued.

This is a historic election for the City of Goleta as it is the first By-District Election for the City.  The City is now divided into four districts and registered voters in Districts 1 and 2 will have the opportunity to elect City Councilmembers from the District in which they live.  The two western districts, Districts 3 and 4, will be decided upon in the following election in November of 2024.  The Mayor’s seat will continue to be elected at-large and will be on the November 2024 ballot as well.

Residents interested in running for City Council must schedule an appointment with the City Clerk’s Office to receive and/or file nomination papers. To schedule an appointment, or for more information, contact the City Clerk’s Office at 805-961-7505 or cityclerkgroup@cityofgoleta.org.

To find out what district you are in, view the attached map, or use this interactive map. Simply type your address into the top left-hand search bar and clicking on the search icon. The results will show your address within the map.

For information on the 2022 General Municipal Election go to www.CityofGoleta.org/elections.

Goleta's District Elections MapDistrict elections map of Goleta