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2012 General Municipal Election Results

A local municipal election was held in the City of San Luis Obispo on November 6, 2012, for the following City Council seats:
  • Mayor – one seat with a two-year term
  • Council Member – two seats with four-year terms


Below are the official results as certified by the San Luis Obispo County Clerk-Recorder on November 28, 2012. Click here for more information.

Names in bold indicate that the candidate was sworn into office on December 3, 2012.

Candidates for the Office of Mayor:
Jan Marx 11001 (61.42%)
Steve Barasch 5406 (30.18%)
Donald E. Hedrick 1407 (7.86%)

Candidates for the Office of Council Member:
Dan Carpenter 9098 (31.16%)
John B. Ashbaugh 8848 (30.30%)
Jeff Aranguena 5775 (19.78%)
Kevin Rice 4613 (15.80%)
Matt Strzepek 731 (2.50%)

Measures to be submitted to the voters:
Measure D-12
For the purpose of reducing the City of San Luis Obispo's current Utility Users Tax on telecommunication and video services.
YES 14347 (83.63%)
NO 2808 (16.37%)


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