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November 3, 2020 Election

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.

Kate Colin, Office of Mayor
Statement of Qualifications
Campaign Finance Documents

Mahmoud Shirazi, Office of Mayor
Statement of Qualifications
Campaign Finance Documents

Maika Llorens Gulati, Office of Councilmember, District 1
Statement of Qualifications
Campaign Finance Documents

John Gamblin, Office of Councilmember, District 4
Statement of Qualifications
Campaign Finance Documents

Rachel Kertz, Office of Councilmember, District 4
Statement of Qualifications
Campaign Finance Documents

Greg Knell, Office of Councilmember, District 4
Statement of Qualifications
Campaign Finance Documents

Robert Epstein, Office of City Attorney
Statement of Qualifications (withdrawn)

Lindsay Lara, Office of City Clerk
Statement of Qualifications (withdrawn)

Gina Daly, Office of Board of Education, Trustee Area 1
Statement of Qualifications
Campaign Finance Documents

Samantha Ramirez, Office of Board of Education, Trustee Area 1
Statement of Qualifications

Linda Jackson, Office of Board of Education, Trustee Area 3
Statement of Qualifications (withdrawn)
Campaign Finance Documents

Marina Palma, Office of Board of Education, Trustee Area 5
Statement of Qualifications (withdrawn)

Measure R

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?”

Additional Resources:
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

San Rafael Districts Map

Trustees Areas Map

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