November 3, 2020 General Municipal Election

Offices to be Elected

The following offices are up for election as part of the November 3, 2020 General Election:

  • City Council Member (4-year term ending Nov. 2024)
  • City Council Member (4-year term ending Nov. 2024)
  • Mayor (2-year term ending Nov. 2022)

Important dates:

  • Nomination period opens: July 13, 2020, 8:00 a.m.
  • Standard nomination period closes (deadline to file papers): August 7, 2020, 5:00 p.m.
  • Extended nomination period closes (deadline to file for a seat if the incumbent does not file): August 12, 2020, 5:00 p.m.
  • Deadline to register to vote: October 19, 2020*
  • Election Day: November 3, 2020

*Voter Eligibility and Registration

In order to be eligible to vote in California, an individual must be a United States citizen, a resident of California, and 18 years of age or older on Election Day (16- and 17-year-olds may pre-register). Additional limitations may apply. In order to vote in a Pismo Beach election, or nominate a candidate for a Pismo Beach election, an individual must be registered to vote at an address in Pismo Beach.

  • Verify your voter registration status: Visit or call San Luis Obispo County Elections at (805) 781-5228.
  • Register or update your voter registration: Visit Paper voter registration forms are available at San Luis Obispo County elections office, local libraries, Department of Motor Vehicles offices, and US Post Offices.
  • Verify the registration deadline for a specific election by visiting the California Secretary of State's website at If you miss the standard registration deadline, you can still register to vote conditionally and cast a ballot up to and including Election Day.

Candidate and Committee Information

To view information about candidates for this election, please visit our Mayor & Council Candidates page.

To view information about other committees for this election, please visit our Recipient Committees page.

To view election notices and campaign filings (FPPC forms announcing the intent to solicit contributions, announcing the formation of a committee, disclosing donor names and donation amounts, etc.) for Pismo Beach candidates and committees for the 2020 election, please visit and visit the "Elections & FPPC Filings" folder.

Campaign Signs

Please visit the Campaign Signs page for more information.

Information about the Pismo Beach City Council

Please visit the City Council page for more information.