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Municipal Elections

The City of San Carlos is a General Law City that holds its elections during the month of November in even-numbered years. The Mayor and Vice-Mayor are appointed by the City Council for a one-year term in December.

Last Election

The last General Municipal Election held in San Carlos was on Nov. 6, 2018, for the election of three Councilmembers (each for a full, four-year term) and two measures - Measure NN relating to a cannabis business tax and Measure QQ relating to a transient occupancy tax.

Register to Vote

You may register to vote online or by completing a registration form and mailing it in.  Forms are available at the following locations:

  • Public libraries.
  • Department of Motor Vehicles offices.
  • Post offices.
  • City Clerk’s Office at San Carlos City Hall. Simply stop by, call or email to request a form.

For more information on elections, including where and how to vote, please visit the County Election website.