City of Guadalupe Name Change to "Guadalupe Beach", Measure J (November 2012)

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A City of Guadalupe Name Change to "Guadalupe Beach," Measure J ballot question was on the November 6, 2012, ballot for voters in the City of Guadalupe in Santa Barbara County, where it was defeated.[1]

Measure J would have changed the name of the city from "Guadalupe" to "Guadalupe Beach."

A simple majority vote was needed for approval.

Election results

Measure J
Defeatedd No90465.79%
Yes 470 34.21%
Final certified results from the Santa Barbara County elections office.


Lupe Alvarez, the mayor of Guadalupe, said, "We need to increase our profile and give our city more positive exposure without raising taxes."[1]

Path to the ballot

The Guadalupe City Council voted unanimously to refer the measure to the November 6, 2012, ballot.[1]

See also


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