City Council Candidates

This page contains information about Candidates for Mayor or City Council Member who have qualified for the November 8, 2016 General Election ballot, and their controlled committees.

For information about General Purpose Committees, Primarily Formed Committees, and other recipient (campaign) committees not controlled by a Candidate, please see our Recipient Committees page.

Campaign statements and other filings for all candidates and committees are available in our 
Campaign Statements document folder. Intact (unredacted) copies of campaign filings are available upon request from the Clerk's Office


Candidates for Mayor (1 available seat)


Name: Ed Waage Ballot Designation: Councilmember
Date filed Form 501: February 4, 2016
Date filed nomination paperwork: August 1, 2016
Date qualified for ballot: August 2, 2016
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Name: Sandra Nielsen Ballot Designation: Author/Retired Businesswoman
Date filed Form 501: August 16, 2016
Date filed nomination paperwork: August 16, 2016
Date qualified for ballot: August 17, 2016
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Additional potential candidates who did not file: 0


Candidates for City Council Member (2 available seats)


Name: Brian Craig Kreowski  Ballot Designation: Attorney/Professor
Date filed Form 501: August 12, 2016
Date filed nomination paperwork: August 12, 2016
Date qualified for ballot: August 15, 2016
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Name: Kate Shurson Ballot Designation: Retired Planning Professional
Date filed Form 501: August 15, 2016
Date filed nomination paperwork: August 15, 2016
Date qualified for ballot: August 15, 2016
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Name: Erik Howell Ballot Designation: Pismo Beach Council Member
Date filed Form 501: May 21, 2015
Date filed nomination paperwork: August 9, 2016
Date qualified for ballot: August 9, 2016
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Name
: Marcia Guthrie Ballot Designation: Businesswoman
Date filed Form 501: August 15, 2016
Date filed nomination paperwork: August 15, 2016
Date qualified for ballot: August 15, 2016
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Name: Tom Brooks Burgher II Ballot Designation: Pismo Art Entrepreneur
Date filed Form 501: August 17, 2016
Date filed nomination paperwork: August 17, 2016
Date qualified for ballot: August 17, 2016
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Additional potential candidates who did not file: 2
Candidates withdrawn prior to deadline: 1