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November 8, 2016 — California General Election
Ballot and voting information for San Luis Obispo County.
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Supervisor, Supervisorial District 1San Luis Obispo CountyNovember 8, 2016California General Election

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November 8, 2016California General Election

San Luis Obispo CountySupervisor, Supervisorial District 1

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Election Results

  • 100% of precincts reporting (27/27).
  • 25,858 ballots counted.

About this office

Supervisors implement and refine local applications of state laws and public policy, and supervise the official conduct of public officers in the county.
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Small Independent Businessman
12,963 votes (55.51%)Winning
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  • Keep our communities safe by working with local law enforcement to stop the growing gang and drug problem in San Luis Obispo County
  • Protect the rights of local taxpayers by stopping new tax increases
  • Be a voice for small businesses and working families throughout San Luis Obispo County
Profession:Small Independent Businessman
  • Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Association
  • San Luis Obispo County Deputy Sheriffs Association
  • California Taxpayers Coalition
  • Dan Dow - San Luis Obispo County District Attorney
  • Tom Bordonaro - San Luis Obispo County Assessor
  • Debbie Arnold - San Luis Obispo County Supervisor
  • Lynn Compton - San Luis Obispo County Supervisor
  • American Conservative Union
  • San Luis Obispo County Cattlemen's Association
  • Home Builders Association of the Central Coast
  • San Luis Obispo County Wine Community PAC
  • The California Far Bureau Fund to Protect the Family Farm
Paso Robles Mayor
10,353 votes (44.33%)
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  • Enhanced public safety services for citizens of the First District
  • Fair, efficient, cost-effective management of water resources
  • Economic development to provide local jobs for local people
Profession:Businessperson, Mayor of Paso Robles
Owner, S.W. Martin & Associates (2009current)
City Councilman, City of Paso Robles — Elected position (2012current)
Mayor, City of Paso Robles — Elected position (2014current)
Managing Member, The Tourist LLC (19952015)
City Councilman, City of Paso Robles — Elected position (19871996)
Director of Marketing & Community Relations, Twin Cities Community Hospital (19891995)
Mayor, City of Paso Robles — Appointed position (19881990)
Owner, Advertising Production Services (19871989)
Managing Editor, Paso Robles Country News (19841987)
California State University at Fresno Bachelor of Arts, Jounalism (1973)
Chairman, Atascadero Colony Days (20062011)
Board Member, El Camino Homeless Organization (20072009)
Chairman, Paso Robles Main Street Board of Directors (19992001)
Founding Chairman, Paso Robles Library Foundation (19961997)
Founding Chairman, Mission Oaks Unit, American Cancer Society (19891990)

I am life-long resident of the North County. I have lived in Paso Robles for 43 years.

I have a long, productive history in local government. I served on the Paso Robles City Council from 1987 to 1996 and as Mayor from 1988 to 1990. More recently I was elected again to the Paso Robles City Council in 2012 with the largest number of votes and then ran unopposed for Mayor in 2014. As Mayor and on the Council I have focused on maintaining and enhancing the city’s water resources, restoring and improving local government services and bringing head of household jobs to the community and the North County.

I have been active in many local service organizations over the years including Kiwanis, Optimists, Rotary and the American Cancer Society, The Link and the Symphony of the Vines. I have also worked with Main Street and other organizations in Paso Robles and neighboring Atascadero. In 2007 I received the Atascadero Chamber award for Community Volunteer of the Year. Opportunities to participate in two cities and at the County level have given me unique perspectives on how communities can and should work together.

 

 

  • William Monning - State Senator
  • Gere Sibbach - SLO County Auditor-Controller (ret.)
  • Tom O'Malley - Mayor of Atascadero
  • Brian Sturtevant - Atascadero City Councilman
  • Fred Strong - Paso Robles Mayor Pro Tem
  • Casey Biggs - North County Resident
  • Victor Popp - Hotel Manager, Tourism Proponent
  • Larry Werner - North Coast Engineering
  • Glen Smeltzer - Paso Robles Educator (ret.)
  • Dee Lacey - Paso Robles Community Leader
  • Mark Lisa - North County Resident

It is my philosophy that County Government should operate in a non-partisan fashion to plan and implement the goals and services desired by its citizens, interface with State and Federal funding and legislative offices and provide a platform for civil discourse during public debate over vital issues. Supervisors must exercise mutual respect while discussing matters of public safety, funding, staffing, infrastructure, economic development and homelessness among others. Maximum effort must be afforded for constructive citizen input during consideration of prioritized issues. County staff must receive clear, non-contradictory direction regarding work plans, allocation of resources and accountability. All public finances must be handled with complete transparency, always with the intent to invest public funds frugally, effectively and efficiently. Supervisors must be open to constituent input and also provide a conduit for public input upwards through the layers of State and Federal government so that local concerns and attitudes are reflected in legislation which, ultimately, affects the people of San Luis Obispo County.

Local Management of Water Resources — April 29, 2016 Committee to Elect Steve Martin First District Supervisor San Luis Obispo County 2016

VIDEO YARD SIGNS FEATURING SHORT POSITION STATEMENTS FROM THE CANDIDATE.

Economic Development — April 29, 2016 Committee to Elect Steve Martin First District Supervisor San Luis Obispo County 2016

VIDEO YARD SIGNS - SHORT POLICY STATEMENTS BY THE CANDIDATE

Transportation & Infrastructure — April 29, 2016 Committee to Elect Steve Martin First District Supervisor San Luis Obispo County 2016

VIDEO YARD SIGNS - BRIEF POLICY STATEMENTS BY THE CANDIDATE

Homelessness — April 29, 2016 Committee to Elect Steve Martin First District Supervisor San Luis Obispo County 2016

VIDEO YARD SIGNS - SHORT POLICY STATEMENTS BY THE CANDIDATE

Civil Discourse — April 29, 2016 Committee to Elect Steve Martin First District Supervisor San Luis Obispo County 2016

VIDEO YARD SIGNS - SHORT POLICY STATEMENTS BY THE CANDIDATE

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