2017 Special Municipal Election

The Special Municipal Election for the City of Santa Rosa will be held on Tuesday, June 6, 2017. 

Referendum Petition Fraud Complaints


We have received complaints alleging that individuals circulating a referendum petition objecting to the City Council's adoption of a rent control ordinance have provided misleading information to voters considering whether to sign the petition. If you wish to file a complaint regarding potential petition fraud, please contact the Santa Rosa Police Department at 707-528-5222; for emergencies, call 911.

Information on Ballot Measures


On March 7, 2017, the Council took action by Resolution No. RES-2017-033 to order the submission of a measure relating to the City’s Rent Stabilization and Other Tenant Protections Ordinance No. 4072 and by Resolution No. RES-2017-035 to order the submission of a measure relating to the Cannabis Business Tax in the City of Santa Rosa at the Special Municipal Election to be held on Tuesday, June 6, 2017. 

Below are key documents for the June 6, 2017, Special Municipal Election:

Campaign Finance Regulations


The Local Campaign Finance Regulations page provides information and forms regarding the City's campaign finance regulations, including robocall regulations, as specified in Santa Rosa City Code Chapter 10-32, Campaign Finance Regulations.