Santa Cruz County Auditor-Controller/Treasurer-Tax Collector

Employer / Organization

Santa Cruz County

Next Election

Jun 07, 2022

Filing Window

Feb 14, 2022 - Mar 11, 2022


The auditor-controller/treasurer-tax collector serves as the county's chief accounting authority, storehouse of funds, and collector of property taxes. As auditor-controller, this office is responsible for budget control, financial reporting, and audits of government agencies. As treasurer-tax collector, the office manages county debts and investments as well as billing and collecting county property taxes.

Application Guidelines
If you would like to be included on the ballot for county office, follow these three steps. 1) Contact the county elections office. The elections office can provide information about the availability of filing papers and answer questions regarding nominating petitions and other ballot procedures. 2) Arrange to pick up required paperwork. 3) Return your completed paperwork within the designated filing window. All candidates, regardless of party nomination or preference, are nominated in the primary election. If the incumbent does not file for reelection, the deadline will be extended five days for other candidates.

Submit application to:
Santa Cruz County Supervisor of Elections, 701 Ocean Street, Santa Cruz, California, 95060-4076, US