*View 2018 Election Results Here*

The City of Paso Robles holds its general municipal election on the first Tuesday after the first Monday in November in even-numbered years, the same day as the statewide general election.

2018 General Election

 A Consolidated General Election was held in the City of El Paso de Robles on Tuesday, November 6, 2018, for the following officers:

  • 2 members of the City Council (full term of four years)
  • Mayor (Full term of four years)

2018 Candidates

Office: MayorContact Information DocumentsDate Qualified
Elected: Steven W. Martin805-296-2487
Form 501 (PDF)
Candidate Statement
August 3, 2018
Jim Reedreed708@sbcglobal.netForm 501 (PDF)
Candidate Statement
August 7, 2018
Office: City CouncilContact Information DocumentsDate Qualified
Elected: Maria Garcia805-835-7900Form 501 (PDF)
Candidate Statement
August 3, 2018
Elected: John Hamonjohn@hamonohd.comForm 501 (PDF)
Candidate Statement
August 3, 2018
Andy PekemaPasoPekema@gmail.comForm 501 (PDF)
Candidate Statement
August 3, 2018
Michael Rivera805-698-6257
Form 501 (PDF)
Candidate Statement
August 14, 2018

Candidate Information

The period for filing Mayoral Nomination Papers closed on August 10, 2018.

The period for filing City Council Nomination Papers closed on August 15, 2018.

2018 Ballot Measures

Paso Robles Local Measures FAQs

Passed: Ballot Measure H-18
Office of the City Clerk

Passed: Ballot Measure I-18
Cannabis Business Tax

Failed: Ballot Measure K-18
Paso Robles Limited-Term General Sales Tax Increase
Passed: Ballot Measure N-18

Advisory Measure On Use of Sales Tax Revenues

Your Elected Officials

To find out who your Federal, state and local elected representatives are right now, visit SmartVoter or EasyVoter, or check the San Luis Obispo County Elections Division or your the Paso Robles Library reference desk. You can also see a list of the members of the Paso Robles City Council.

By obtaining their contact information, you can reach out to them at any time. It is your right to let your elected representatives know how you feel about the issues that are important to you.

Election Resources

  • Access the Official Voter Information Guide from the California Secretary of State.
  • SmartVoter provides voters with comprehensive non-partisan information about the contests on their ballots in an easy-to-use presentation, and provide a means for candidates to publish information about themselves and their candidacy directly to voters.
  • The California Secretary of State provides information for voters with disabilities, including information about accessing elections and the Voting Accessibility Advisory Committee.
  • The San Luis Obispo County Clerk-Recorder maintains a selection of resources, including services, forms, documents, as well as two office locations for elections:
    • San Luis Obispo Office:
      County of San Luis Obispo
      Elections Division
      1055 Monterey Street
      Suite D120
      San Luis Obispo, CA 93408
      Phone: 805-781-5228
      Fax: 805-781-1111
    • North County Office:
      County of San Luis Obispo
      Elections Division
      5955 Capistrano Avenue
      Suite B
      Atascadero, CA 93422
      Phone: 805-461-6043
  • The City of Paso Robles also provides voter information and resources.