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Posted on: November 4, 2022

[ARCHIVED] General Municipal Election to be Held November 8th - Arroyo Grande Residents Encouraged to Vote

ARROYO GRANDE, CALIFORNIA - The City of Arroyo Grande encourages all registered voters in Arroyo Grande to vote in the November 8th General Municipal Election. This year’s election will fill a total of three seats on the City Council - one (1) seat for District 1 City Council Member, one (1) seat for District 4 City Council Member, and one (1) seat for directly-elected Mayor. The District 1 and 4 representatives will serve four-year terms and the Mayor will serve a two-year term. Voters will also have the opportunity to vote on the proposed 1% Transaction & Use (Sales Tax) Measure, Measure D-22, which the City Council voted unanimously to present to the voters for consideration on the November 8th ballot. Information regarding Measure D-22 is available at, including information about the identified need for the funding for street repair, sidewalks, stormwater infrastructure, and other City programs. 

The November 8th election will be the City’s first using a district-based system for election of the City Council. Voters will now vote for one City Council Member who lives in their district and for the Mayor. This replaces the previous system of at-large citywide elections in which voters had the ability to vote for all City Council Members. The Council seats for Districts 1 and 4 are up for election in 2022. The Mayor will continue to be elected at-large.  

Voter Information Guides are available on the San Luis Obispo County Clerk-Recorder’s website here

Voters have the following options for voting on Tuesday, November 8th:

  • Drop off vote-by-mail ballots at any Official Drop Box now and up until 8:00 pm on Election Day; 
  • Drop off vote-by-mail ballots on Election Day at any Polling Place location from 7:00 am - 8:00 pm;
  • Return ballots by mail as long as it is postmarked by Election Day; or
  • Vote in person by visiting assigned Polling Place locations on Election Day between 7:00 am – 8:00 pm. Assigned Polling Place locations are printed on the voter’s vote-by-mail ballot stub. 

To view Arroyo Grande polling places and ballot drop-off boxes, visit the San Luis Obispo County Clerk-Recorder’s website here

For more information regarding Arroyo Grande’s Nominees for Public Office and Measure D-22, please visit the City’s elections page at

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Whitney McDonald, City Manager 

Jessica Matson, Legislative and Information Services Director/City Clerk 

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