Decision 2020

Election 2020 Voter Info

The year 2020 will go down as pivotal as any year in our nation’s or the world’s history. Here at The Atascadero News, we will compile all relevant voter information here on this page as we proceed through this election year.

The California primary election is over, and we head to the general election on November 3. Keep up with local political info and ballot information at this page dedicated to Atascadero. First, if you have not yet, register to vote, here.

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The Atascadero News Posts on Election 2020

Write-in period runs through February 20

Write-in period runs through February 20

SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY — Across the nation, January 8, kicked off the write-in period for the March 5, Presidential Primary Election. Through February 20, prospective candidates for may file a Statement of Write-In Candidacy with the Clerk-Recorder. To be declared an…

Susan Funk Announces Bid for County Supervisor

Susan Funk Announces Bid for County Supervisor

Funk was elected to the Atascadero City Council in 2018 and re-elected in 2022 ATASCADERO — Susan Funk, currently the Mayor Pro Tem of Atascadero, has announced her intention to run for County Supervisor District 5 in San Luis Obispo County in 2024.  The map of…

General Election Results Update

General Election Results Update

Correction letters must be returned to the County Elections Office by Monday, Dec. 5 The Paso Robles Press / Atascadero News Editorial Board NORTH COUNTY — The San Luis Obispo County Clerk-Recorder Elaina Cano announced on Wednesday, Nov. 30 the final count of ballots…

2022 Preliminary General Election Results 

2022 Preliminary General Election Results 

As of Friday, Nov. 11 there are 47,320 ballots left to be counted The Atascadero News Editorial Board NORTH COUNTY — The San Luis Obispo County Clerk-Recorder Office last updated their unofficial General Election results on Friday, Nov. 11.  Prior to Election…

2022 Preliminary General Election Results 

Preliminary winning candidates announced

Election results will be certified by Dec. 8 SAN LUIS OBISPO — The San Luis Obispo County Elections Office released its updated Election Summary Report on Wednesday, Nov. 9, at 12:28 a.m., stating there have been 58,096 votes counted out of 182,291 registered voters —…

Election Offices Open on Saturday, November 5

Election Offices Open on Saturday, November 5

Office in Atascadero is open from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY — The San Luis Obispo Election Office, located at 1055 Monterey Street and the Atascadero Election Office, located at 6565 Capistrano Avenue, will both be open for voters on Saturday, November…

The Election Remains Undecided

The Election Remains Undecided

In an unprecedented year, election pressures call for unprecedented national restraint In the aftermath of an unprecedented United States election, conflicting reports and allegations circulate mainstream and social media channels with a furor of dissenting views…

SLO County Elections Office: 1,531 Ballots Remaining to be Counted

SLO County Elections Office Updates Results

No major changes in any North County races SAN LUIS OBISPO — The San Luis Obispo County Elections Office released its updated Election Summary Report on Friday, Nov. 6. The General Election was held on Nov. 3. None of the North County races changed significantly….

Preliminary Results for Atascadero

Preliminary Results for Atascadero

After months of campaigning, the preliminary results are in for the local candidates and measures. As of 11:13 p.m., Tuesday night, current Atascadero Mayor Heather Moreno is leading with 43% of the vote, Jerry Tanimoto is in second with 35%, and Josh Donovan with…

SLO County Election Summary Report

SLO County Election Summary Report

https://www.slocounty.ca.gov/Departments/Clerk-Recorder/Forms-Documents/Elections-and-Voting/Current-Elections/2020-11-03-Presidential-General/Reports-and-Results/ElectionSummaryReportRPT-Unofficial_2020-11-03.pdf View SLO County Report Here.

Today is the Day! Nov. 3, 2020 Election Day!

Today is the Day! Nov. 3, 2020 Election Day!

Did you vote? Today is the day! Be sure to have your ballots in or go vote in person! There are 23 Voter Service Centers that be open today, Nov. 3 Election Day from 7 a.m. – 8 p.m.  Many locations that had been used as polling places in the past are not being…

Voter Service Centers are Open Across SLO County

Voter Service Centers are Open Across SLO County

People can drop off their ballot or vote in-person through Nov. 3 NORTH COUNTY — Sixteen-year-old Ella Mitchell was excited to be working at the Voter Service Center inside the Frontier Building of Paso Robles Event Center on Oct. 31. “It’s a good experience and a…

Election Offices Open on Saturday, November 5

Hints for Voters During Four Days of Voting

SLO County Clerk-Recorder Voting Tips for Nov. 3 Presidential General Election  Return of Vote By Mail Ballots  Make sure the identification envelope is signed before you return the ballot. Vote By Mail (VBM) ballots that are postmarked on or before Election Day and…

SLO County Elections Office: 1,531 Ballots Remaining to be Counted

Local Elections Underway in North County

ATASCADERO — The candidate filing period is closed for the Nov. 3 general election. Three people are running for mayor of Atascadero, five people are running for two City Council seats and four people are running for three seats on the Atascadero Unified School…

SLO County Elections Office: 1,531 Ballots Remaining to be Counted

First Candidate Filing Period Closes

Deadline for some races extended to Aug. 12 because some incumbents did not file to run again SAN LUIS OBISPO — City and county officials are reporting that election deadlines for numerous local offices on the November ballot, including city councils and school and…

Record 22 Million Californians Registered to Vote

Filing Period for Local Races Begins July 13

The general election is less than four months away and that means it’s time for people to decide if they are going to throw their hat in the local political arena. The filing period for local candidates to be on the Nov. 3 ballot begins July 13 and runs through 5 p.m….

SLO County Certifies Primary Election

SLO County Certifies Primary Election

Final precinct by precinct results to be provided later this week The Official Canvass for the Presidential Primary Election has been completed and the election was certified by the County Clerk-Recorder on March 25. The official canvass procedures include counting…

Election Tally Brings Closure to Local Races

Election Tally Brings Closure to Local Races

Arnold and Peschong to continue as district representatives on County Board of Supervisors As of Tuesday, the County of San Luis Obispo still had more than 4,000 votes left to count overall, but by-district votes were counted to a point of conclusion on local races,…

Hints for Election Day

Hints for Election Day

SLO County Recorder Tommy Gong offered tips for voters RETURN OF VOTE BY MAIL BALLOTS ON ELECTION DAY Make sure the identification envelope is signed before you return the ballot. Mailed Vote By M (VBM) ballots that are postmarked on or before Election Day and…

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