In local elections, the Santa Barbara County Democratic Party has endorsed the following people for the November 6th general election. To find out more about our endorsement process, click here.
Carpinteria City Council: Al Clark
Goleta Mayor: Paula Perotte
Goleta City Council: James Kyriaco
Goleta School Board: Luz Reyes-Martin
Goleta School Board: Richard Mayer
Goleta Water District: Kathleen Werner
Goleta Water District: Matias Eusterbrock
Isla Vista Recreation and Parks District: Jacob Lebell (not on ballot)
Isla Vista Recreation and Parks District: Sarah Bernard (not on ballot)
Isla Vista Recreation and Parks District: Celine Washington (not on ballot)
Santa Barbara Unified School District: Rose Munoz
Santa Barbara Unified School District: Ismael Paredes Ulloa
Santa Barbara City College Board of Trustees-Area 2: Robert Miller
Santa Barbara City College Board of Trustees- Area 5: Darcel Elliott
Santa Barbara City College Board of Trustees- Area 6: Jonathan Abboud
Santa Barbara City College Board of Trustees-Area 7: Kate Parker
Santa Maria City Council-District 3: Gloria Soto
Santa Maria City Council-District 4: Rafael Gutierrez
Santa Maria Bonita School District: Abraham Melendrez
Santa Maria Joint Union School District: Diana Perez
Measure B: YES | Allows Santa Barbara City elections to be held in even number years
Measure C: YES | Establishes elected succession in case of a Santa Barbara City Council vacancy
Measure G: YES | Establishes eleven member Independent citizens redistricting commission.
Measure H: NO | Designed by special interests FOR special interests. Major funding from California petroleum industry.
Measure W: YES | Ties Goleta city council salaries to median income to encourage more people to run for office.
Measure X: YES | Provides city of Carpinteria revenue for essential services.
Measure Z: YES | Provides Goleta City Council revenue by taxing cannabis retail and business activity
The California Democratic Party has endorsed the following statewide candidates for the November 6, 2018 election: