Nomination Filing Period Opens for Mayor and Council Districts 3 and 4

July 15 – August 9, 2024

The General Municipal Election is just four months away on Tuesday, November 5, and the nomination filing period for Goleta City Council candidates in Districts 3 and 4 and the Mayor (at-large) begins on Monday, July 15, and closes Friday, August 9 at 5:00 p.m. To be eligible to run, 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. Those running for Mayor can live anywhere in the city as it is an at-large position.

This is the City’s second by-district election. The first was in November 2022 where District 1 and 2 residents voted for a Councilmember.

Residents interested in running for office 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 Deborah Lopez, City Clerk at 805-961-7505 or

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

For information on the 2024 General Municipal Election go to

Goleta's District Elections Map
District elections map for the City of Goleta