Election Information


The reults of the November 2018 election will be certified no later than December 6, 2018. The new Mayor and Council Members will be sworn in and seated during the December 6 2018 City Council Meeting at 7:00 PM.

Council Member Jones Resigns effective December 1, 2018.

On November 13, 2018 City Council Member Kayla Jones submitted her resignation effective December 1, 2018. Per California Government Code section 36512, when a vacancy of an elected official occurs, the remaining Council must, within 60 days from the date of the vacancy, either fill the vacancy by appointment or call a special election to fill the vacancy for the remainder of the appointment term. Council Member Jones’ term expires in November 2020. 

Read how the City Council can fill the vacncy here. 

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June 6, 2017 Special Election

June 6, 2017 Special Election

The City Council unanimously placed two ballot measures, Measures L & G on the June 6th, 2017 Election Ballot. Both measures were approved with more than 50% vote success and have been fully enacted.

Measures L & G will provide locally controlled fuding sources to address community priorities identified by the public such as: 
  • Fiscal Stability
  • Public Safety
  • Street mainteannce and paving
  • Youth violence prevention programs
  • water cleanlines

Measure L: Seaside Vital City Services Measure

Measure G: Marijuana Business Tax