The City’s Vote-By-Mail General Municipal Election will be held on Tuesday, November 5, 2013. The official ballots, with prepaid postage return envelopes and the Voter Information Pamphlets, have been mailed to all registered voters in the City of Santa Barbara and should start arriving today.

Voters are encouraged to return their ballots by mail in the prepaid postage envelope or deliver the completed ballot to the City Clerk’s Office at 735 Anacapa Street, during regular business hours.

Voters also have the opportunity to deliver their ballots in person at any of the four Drop-Off Centers. The hours and locations are:

Saturday, November 2, 2013, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m:

· City Hall, Lobby, 735 Anacapa Street

Election Day, Tuesday, November 5, 2013, 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.:

· Calvary Baptist Church, Sizer Hall, 736 W. Islay Street, 93101

City Hall, Lobby, 735 Anacapa Street, 93101

· Franklin Neighborhood Center, Multipurpose Room, 1136 E. Montecito Street, 93103

· Grace Lutheran Church, 3869 State Street, 93105

Ballots must be received by the City Clerk’s Office no later than 8:00 p.m. on Election Day, Tuesday, November 5, 2013. Postmarks do not count.

Voters are encouraged to mail or drop off their ballots early. City Clerk’s Office personnel are available to assist voters with disabilities to mark their ballots during regular business hours.

For more election-related information, please contact the City Clerk’s Office at (805) 564-5309, or visit


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