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Government In 2015, the city council voted to change from at-large elections to district elections for city council seats.<ref>Orozco, Lance (March 31, 2015) "Santa Barbara City Council Council Takes Final Key Step To End Dispute Over Municipal Elections Process" KCLU Local News</ref>

All of Santa Barbara County falls into California's 24th congressional district. The district has a slight lean to the Democratic Party, with a PVI of D+4,<ref>{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=web }}</ref> making it more politically moderate than California overall. The current Representative is Lois Capps,<ref>{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=web }}</ref> a Democrat residing in Santa Barbara who has served since 1998.

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