Politics & Government

Those interested in SLO City Council seat have until Friday to register

Friday is the last day for San Luis Obispo residents to put their hat in the ring to fill the vacant City Council seat.

A special vote-by-mail election will be held from May 20 to June 18 to fill the two-year vacancy on the council created by the resignation of Andrew Carter.

Candidates have until Friday to file nomination papers with the city clerk. Ballots will be mailed to registered voters in the city May 20. To be counted in the election, ballots must be submitted to the City Clerk's Office by 8 p.m. June 18.

The results will be announced no later than July 12.