November 3, 2020 General Municipal Election

This update represents 75% of ballots in Half Moon Bay. All three races in Half Moon Bay have been called. The County continues to process ballots received and the City Council will certify the canvass at its December 15, 2020 meeting.

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2020 Candidate Roster 

Campaign / Committee Finance Filings 

City of Half Moon Bay Hotel / Lodging Tax Measure

District Elections Information

2020 Candidate Manual

*For 2020, the City is allowing candidates to place signs not earlier than forty-five days prior to the mailing of ballots – October 3, 2020. This means signs may be placed beginning Wednesday, August 19, 2020. All other sign codes such as those regarding size, placement on private property, and Caltrans requirements remain in effect.

Information for Voters

All-Mail Ballot Process

  • SB 450 – Voter’s Choice Act
  • All registered voters will be mailed a ballot between October 5-27
  • Mail, drop off at a ballot drop box, or drop off at Vote Center
  • If you do not receive a ballot, you can request one from the County or pick one up at any Vote Center in the County

Vote Centers / Ballot Drop Boxes

  • 4-Day Vote Center (Emergency Operations Center, 537 Kelly Avenue) open October 31 to November 3
  • Mobile Vote Center at the Half Moon Bay Airport (9850 Cabrillo Hwy) open October 15 to October 19
    • 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. everyday
  • Ballot Drop Boxes beginning October 5

Voter Registration / Conditional

  • Regular voter registration deadline is Monday, October 19
  • Conditional voter registration allowed up to the day of the election on November 3
    • At a Vote Center, you can register to vote by filling out a paper form or by filling out an online form. You will be given a provisional ballot that will count once your eligibility is verified.
  • Pre-Registration starting at 16 years old
  • Register to vote:

Relevant Links

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  1. Jessica Blair, CMC

    Communications Director/City Clerk