On March 3, 2020 the City of Carmel-by-the-Sea will hold a Special Municipal Election for voters to consider ‘Measure C’ – Carmel’s Transaction and Use Tax Measure. Information related to this Election is found below. 

On November 6, 2018 the City of Carmel-by-the-Sea held a General Municipal Election.  The purpose of this election was to vote for two (2) seats on the Carmel-by-the-Sea City Council, each for a full four-year term (2018-2022), and one Mayor, for a full two-year term (2018-2020). 

California Fair Political Practices Commission

The Fair Political Practices Commission (FPPC) is a five-member independent, non-partisan commission that has primary responsibility for the impartial and effective administration of the Political Reform Act. The Act regulates campaign financing, conflicts of interest, lobbying, and governmental ethics. The Commission’s objectives are to ensure that public officials act in a fair and unbiased manner in the governmental decision-making process, to promote transparency in government, and to foster public trust in the political system. 

The FPPC requires certain campaign statements be filed by each candidate. The forms filed by each candidate to date are available for review below and files are also available for review in the City Clerk’s Office. 

March 3, 2020 Election Information

Notice of Election

Resolution 2019-070 Calling election, Sales Tax Measure

City of CarmelbytheSea, Full Text Measure, Ordinance amending transactions and use tax

City of Carmel by the Sea - Transaction and Use Taxes Measure - City Attorney Impartial Analysis

Carmel Sales Tax Measure_Argument in Favor

2020 March 3 Notice of Election

2020 March 3 Notice of Election - SP

Past Election Results

2018 General Municipal Election Results

2016 General Municipal Election - Final Election Results

2014 General Municipal Election Certification
2012 General Municipal Election Certification
2012 General Municipal Election Certification - Measure D
2010 General Municipal Election Certification
2009 General Municipal Election Certification - Measure T
2008 General Municipal Election Certification
2006 General Municipal Election Certification