November 6, 2012 Election


Welcome to your November 6, 2012 General Election information page!

Below, you’ll find links to some useful information on measures Arcata residents will be voting on in this election, namely on 1) whether corporations in Arcata are considered to be people and can claim the same rights as people enjoy [Measure H], and 2) whether Arcata residents who use electricity excessively should pay an additional tax [Measure I].

General Election Documents

Resolution No. 112-48 Calling for the Election
Notice of General Municipal Election, November 6, 2012
Additional Notice of General Municipal Election, November 6, 2012
Resolution Declaring Official Election Results, November 6, 2012

Candidate Susan Ornelas

Statement of Economic Interests (Form 700)
Candidate Intention Statement (to raise/spend campaign funds) (Form 501)
Campaign Statement--Short Form (will raise/spend less than $1,000 during campaign) (Form 470)

Candidate Michael Winkler

Statement of Economic Interests (Form 700)
Statement of Organization, Recipient Committee (Form 410)
Candidate Intention Statement (to raise/spend campaign funds) (Form 501)
Campaign Statement--Short Form (will raise/spend less than $1,000 during campaign) (Form 470)

Candidate Shane Brinton

Statement of Economic Interests (Form 700)
Statement of Organization, Recipient Committee (Form 410)
Candidate Intention Statement (to raise/spend campaign funds) (Form 501)
Committee Campaign Statement, No. 1 (Form 460)
Committee Campaign Statement, No. 2 (Form 460)
Committee Campaign Statement, No. 3 (Form 460)

Measure HAn Initiative Declaring that Corporations Are Not Persons

Full Text of Measure H and Statement of Reasons for Measure
Ballot Title and Summary
Argument in Favor of Measure H
Impartial Analysis of Measure H
Certificate of Sufficient Signatures to Place Measure on Ballot

Measure IAn Initiative Establishing an Excessive Residential Electricity Users Tax

Resolution No. 112-52 Placing Excessive Electricity User Tax Measure on the Ballot, including Proposed Municipal Code Sections
Impartial Analysis of Measure I
Argument in Favor of Measure I