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04/12/2022 City of Pacific Grove Special Tax Measure Election

April 12, 2022 City of Pacific Grove Special Tax Measure Election

An election will be held on Tuesday, April 12, 2022 for voters residing within the boundaries of the City of Pacific Grove to decide a special transactions and use tax measure. Pursuant to Assembly Bill 37, all active voters will receive a ballot in the mail. Voters may choose how they return their ballot or if they will vote in person.


City of Pacific Grove

Special Tax Measure

(Majority Voter Approval Required)

Measure A

Shall Pacific Grove Municipal Code be amended to increase the City’s current 1% transactions and use tax to 1.5%, until amended by subsequent vote, as a general tax to generate an estimated $1,126,000 or $1.1 million annually, to fund capital needs; maintain public safety and emergency preparation; enhance City infrastructure including roads, parks, trees, trails, and beaches, and invest in community facilities; and provide general City services, with all revenues requiring an annual independent audit?

Full Measure Text: Full_Text_English.pdf


Important Dates

Date Activity

March 14

  • All active voters in the City will be mailed a ballot no later than March 14

March 28

  • Last day for regular registration

April 5

  • Last day MCE will mail ballots

  • Recommended last day for voters to mail back ballots

April 12

  • Last day to return ballots in-person

  • Ballots must be postmarked no later than this date

  • Last day to vote in-person


City of Pacific Grove Public Calendar: PG Elections Calendar.pdf (cityofpacificgrove.org)


What is on the ballot?

  • Measure Question


Where can I get more information?

Contact the City of Pacific Grove 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 how to submit an argument for or against the measure, please contact the City of Pacific Grove City Clerk at (831) 648-3181 or visit their website at: www.cityofpacificgrove.org


Why am I receiving a ballot in the mail?

A change in law requires that each active voter be mailed a ballot for any election in which they are eligible to vote.


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?

Yes. Bring your ballot to your assigned voting location on April 12, 2022 to vote in-person.


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 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.