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2020 Election Fact SheetELECTION FACT SHEET City of Pismo Beach November 3, 2020 General Election Date of Election: Tuesday, November 3, 2020 Deadline to register to vote: October 19, 2020* Register or re-register to vote online: http://registertovote.ca.gov/ Check voter registration status online: https://voterstatus.sos.ca.gov *Conditional voter registration is available through Election Day. More information is available from the California Secretary of State or County Clerk-Recorder. Pismo Beach Offices on the Ballot: - City Council Member, 4-year term ending 2024 (seat currently held by Marcia Guthrie) - City Council Member, 4-year term ending 2024 (seat currently held by Erik Howell) - Mayor, 2-year term ending 2022 (seat currently held by Ed Waage) Pismo Beach Measures on the Ballot: - Pismo Beach Public Safety and Community Services Protection Measure. To maintain police and firefighter service levels; reduce 911 emergency response times; protect local groundwater and beaches; and enhance senior programming and other essential services, shall the hotel/visitor tax be increased by 1%, paid by visitors, generating approximately $1 million annually, until ended by voters, requiring annual audits and local control of funds? - Deadline for Primary Arguments: June 17, 2020 - Deadline for Rebuttal Arguments: June 27, 2020 (extended to June 29, 2020) Candidate Nomination: Candidate nomination period opens: Monday, July 13, 2020 at 8:00 a.m. Candidate nomination period ends: Friday, August 7, 2020 at 5:00 p.m. Extension of nomination period: If an incumbent does not file, the nomination period for that office will be extended to Wednesday August 12, 2020 at 5:00 p.m. for all other individuals. Nomination papers must be obtained from, and filed with, the Pismo Beach City Clerk's Office. Please contact the City Clerk at (805) 773-7003 for an appointment. Eligibility: To be eligible to run for office in Pismo Beach, a candidate must be a registered voter in the city of Pismo Beach at the time nomination papers are issued. Certain felony convictions may be disqualifying. Inquiries and Resources: For questions about candidacy or for general information, email City Clerk Erica Inderlied at einderlied@pismobeach.org, contact the Pismo Beach City Clerk's Office at (805) 773- 7003, or visit the City's Elections webpage at www.pismobeach.org/2020election. View election notices and campaign filings by visiting pismobeach.org/accesspismo and navigating to the "Elections and FPPC Filings" folder. For questions about in-person voting, ballots, voter pamphlets, and voter registration, contact the San Luis Obispo County Registrar of Voters, (805) 781-5228, or visit the County's Elections webpage at www.slovote.com.