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Governing Board Member General Election

The statewide general election will be held on November 5, 2024, to elect district governing board members to fill terms that will expire on December 13, 2024, (second Friday in December). 

Order of Election Process for School Districts

In May or June, the Order of Elections form(s) must be completed and adopted by your board.  A fillable template is provided for your convenience under Forms and Templates.  If you are required to consolidate the Election with San Luis Obispo or Ventura counties, you must provide a separate resolution for each County Elections Office.

Please return the adopted Order of Election form(s) as follows:

  • original to SBCEO – Attention:  Steve Torres,  Associate Superintendent, Administrative Services
  • email copy to - Amada Dulay, 
  • one copy to the Elections Office by no later than July 3, 2024 before 5 p.m.

Santa Barbara Elections Office
4440-A Calle Real
Santa Barbara, CA 93110

Phone: 805- 696-8957

Santa Maria Elections Office
511 E. Lakeside Parkway Suite 115
Santa Maria, CA 93455

Phone: 805- 346-8374

SLO Elections Office
1055 Monterey Street Suite D120
San Luis Obispo, CA  93408

 Phone: 805- 781-5080

Ventura Elections Office
800 S. Victoria Ave.
Ventura, CA  93009

Phone: 805- 654-2664




Candidates must obtain and file nomination documents between July 15, 2024 and August 9, 2024 (5 p.m.).  If the incumbent or any one of the incumbents (for districts with boards elected at-large) has not filed by August 9, 2024 (5 p.m.), the filing period is extended to August 14, 2024 (5 p.m.) at the Santa Barbara County Elections Offices in Santa Barbara or Santa Maria (locations listed above).


If you need assistance, please contact Steve Torres, Associate Superintendent, Administrative Services at (805) 964-4711, ext. 5700 


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California Secretary of State 

County of Santa Barbara Elections Office 

County of Ventura Elections Office 

San Luis Obispo Elections Office

County of San Luis Obispo Elections Office 

County of Santa Barbara Elections Office

The District Consolidated Election Services Packet contains the following items listed below: 

If you have any questions regarding completing and submitting the District Request for Consolidated Election Services and/or District Consolidated Election Services Packet, please contact the County Elections Division by email at or call (805) 696-8957. Please direct any legal questions to your district’s legal counsel.