The general election on Nov. 6 is quickly approaching and voters will be choosing new leaders at the state and local level, and deciding whether to pass several propositions.
It’s time to decide who, and what, you support.
To help, The Tribune has created a guide for local and state races along with links to articles about each race.
This voter guide will be updated as more stories are published.
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Mayors and city councils
Caren Ray is challenging Jim Hill for mayor and five candidates are vying for two seats on the council: Terry Fowler-Payne, Coleen Kubel, John Mack, Jimmy Paulding and Keith Storton.
Heather Moreno is running unopposed for mayor, and three candidates are vying for two seats on the council: Susan Funk, Mark Dariz and Heather Newsom.
Three people are running for mayor, Jeff Lee, Debbie Peterson and Liz Doukas, while Barbara Nicolls and Mariam Shah are campaigning to hold onto their seats against one challenger, Robert Robert.
John Headding and John Weiss are competing for the mayor’s seat. Five candidates are are vying for two seats on the city council: Betty Winholtz, Dawn Addis, Jesse Barron, Jan Goldman and Jeff Heller.
Jim Reed is challenging Steve Martin for mayor, while four candidates are competing for two city council seats: John Hamon, Maria Garcia, Andy Pekema and Michael Rivera.
San Luis Obispo
T. Keith Gurnee and longtime candidate Don Hedrick are challenging Heidi Harmon for mayor, while seven candidates are vying for two open seats on the city council: Carlyn Christianson, Sarah Flickinger, Abe Lincoln, James Lopes, Jeffrey Specht, Erica A. Stewart and Bob Voglin.
To see where the Tribune Editorial Board stands on candidates, check out the Editorial Board’s roundup.
Community service districts
San Luis Coastal
Shandon and San Miguel
Measure G would ban new oil wells and fracking in unincorporated areas of the county.
United States Senator
California Attorney General
Lieutenant Governor, Secretary of State, Insurance Commissioner, Treasurer, Controller, Superintendent of Public Instruction
To see where the Tribune Editorial Board stands on statewide propositions, check out the Editorial Board’s roundup.