Get informed on the Nov 8 local election

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Get informed on the Nov 8 local election

Last updated: Nov. 1, 2022

For the Nov. 8 election in Santa Cruz County, campaign finance records were recently reported to state and county governments for donations through Oct. 22. 

Campaign donors are listed in the links to each candidate and ballot measure campaign. Totals include listed values of “nonmonetary contributions” such as food and beverages. 

All money listed here was reported to the offices of the Santa Cruz County Clerk, California Secretary of State, or the city clerks of Santa Cruz, Watsonville, Scotts Valley and Capitola.

Scotts Valley City Council

Capitola City Council 

Watsonville City Council, District 3

Watsonville City Council, District 4

Watsonville City Council, District 5

  • Casey Clark: No forms as of Oct. 31

Watsonville City Council, District 7

Santa Cruz City Council, District 6

Santa Cruz City Council, District 4

Santa Cruz Mayor

Santa Cruz County Supervisor District 3

Santa Cruz County Supervisor District 4

Measures K and L: City of Santa Cruz City Schools bonds

Measure M: Loma Prieta Joint Union Elementary School District parcel tax 

Measure N: City of Santa Cruz empty home tax

Measure O: City of Santa Cruz Downtown Library initiative

Measure P: City of Santa Cruz hotel and vacation rental tax

  • No forms filed as of Oct. 31.

Measure Q: Keep the Watsonville urban limit line

Measure R: Watsonville sales tax increase

Measure S: Add flexibility to the Watsonville urban limit line

  • No forms filed as of Oct. 6

Measure T: Boulder Creek Recreation and Park District Parcel Tax

  • No forms filed as of Oct. 31

—Compiled by Allison Gasparini

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