At the Council meeting of June 15, 2020, the City Council adopted a resolution proposing a General Municipal Election be held on Tuesday, November 3, 2020.
The names of the candidates who qualified for the 2020 General Municipal Election on November 3, 2020, appear below.
City of San Rafael Election
Councilmember District 4 Candidates
Councilmember District 1 Candidate
City Attorney Candidate
City Clerk Candidate
Board of Education Election
Trustee Area 1
Trustee Area 3
Trustee Area 5
On July 20th, the City Council adopted a resolution directing the submission a ballot measure adding a nine-year, one-quarter percent transactions and use tax.
“To preserve essential city services with funding that cannot be taken by Sacramento, including disaster/health emergency preparedness, repairing potholes/city streets, maintaining 911 emergency response times, city parks/playgrounds, crime prevention, preserving local services/programs for youth, families, seniors, homeless, and other city services, shall the City of San Rafael measure increasing the local sales tax rate by ¼%, for 9 years, providing $3,400,000 per year, be adopted?”
Staff report and resolution calling election
Independent Expenditure Ordinance
Staff report directing the submission of a ballot measure to the voters
Staff report and Impartial Analysis
Notice to Voters - Final Dates for filing Arguments and Argument Rebuttals
An independent expenditure is an expenditure made in connection with a communication (e.g., a billboard, advertisement, mailing) that expressly advocates the nomination, election, or defeat of a clearly identified candidate or the qualification, passage, or defeat of a clearly identified measure. An independent expenditure is a payment that is not made to—or at the behest of—the affected candidate or committee. For more information, also visit the California Fair Political Practices Commission.