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08/30/2022 City of Gonzales Special Tax Measure Election

August 30, 2022 City of Gonzales Special Tax Measure Election

An all-mail ballot election will be held August 1 through August 30, 2022 for voters residing within the boundaries of the City of Gonzales to decide a special Transactions and Use tax measure. This is an all-mail ballot election. There will be no polling places. Voters may choose how they return their ballot or if they may vote in person at an early vote location.

City of Gonzales

Special Tax Measure

(2/3 Voter Approval Required)

Measure D

“Gonzales Community Center Temporary Tax Measure. Shall the measure establishing a Special Temporary Gonzales Transactions and Use Tax at the rate of one-half percent (0.5%) for a term of 40 years through 2062, with all funds initially used exclusively for financing and funding the Gonzales Community Center Complex Project, and thereafter, upon full funding of the Complex, exclusively for street maintenance and repair, be adopted? The special tax would generate an estimated $750,000.00 annually.”

View full text of Measure D here 

Important dates

Date Activity

August 1

  • all active voters in the City will be mailed a ballot no later than August 1

August 15

  • last day for regular registration

August 23

  • last day MCE will mail ballots

  • recommended last day for voters to mail back ballots

August 30

  • last day to return ballots in-person

  • ballots must be postmarked no later than this date

  • last day to vote in-person


What is on the ballot?

  • Measure Question

Where can I get more information?

Contact the City of Gonzales City Clerk for more information:

Frequently Asked Questions

Where can I learn more about the measure?

If you would like to learn more about the measure, including full measure text and arguments for or against the measure, please contact the City of Gonzales City Clerk at (831) 675-5000 or visit their website at: https://gonzalesca.gov/government

What do I do if I make a mistake on my ballot?

If you make a mistake on your ballot, you can simply make a notation correcting your vote. Please do not initial or sign your name after the correction. You can also call us and ask for a replacement ballot.

How can I return my ballot?

You can return your ballot in the mail, postage is paid, or to a return box or in-person voting location listed on the ballot cover page in your mail packet.

Can I vote in person?

Although this is an all-mail ballot election, in-person voting opportunities will be available. Locations and dates include:

  • Monterey County Elections, 1441 Schilling Place – North Building, Salinas:

    • August 1 – August 29, Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

    • Tuesday, August 30, 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.

  • Gonzales Council Chambers, 117 Fourth St., Gonzales:

    • Friday, August 26, 2022, 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

    • Monday, August 29, 2022, 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

    • Tuesday, August 30, 2022, 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.

How do I know if my ballot was counted?

To check the status of your ballot:

How do I check my registration status?

You can check your voter registration status, including your name, address, political party, and vote by mail status by visiting My Voter Status or call (831) 796-1499.