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November 8, 2016 — California General Election

San Luis Obispo CountyCandidate for Supervisor, Supervisorial District 3

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Adam Hill

County Supervisor
14,499 votes (55.49%)Winning
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My Top 3 Priorities

  • Continue to find solutions to our historic drought, including both conservation and new sources of water.
  • Improve access to affordable housing so that those who work in our community can live in our community.
  • Protect our SLO way of life in all ways, from defending public safety to preserving natural beauty.



Profession:County Supervisor, Third District
San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisors, Representing the 3rd District — Elected position (2009–current)
County Supervisor, Board of Supervisors — Elected position (2009–current)
Lecturer in English, Cal Poly (1995–2008)
Board Member, Food Bank Coalition of SLO County — Appointed position (2003–2008)


A resident of San Luis Obispo County since 1995, Adam Hill taught literature and writing at Cal Poly for 13 years before being elected to the Board of Supervisors in 2008.

Taking office during the worst recession in recent history, Adam helped lead the County's recovery.  Working with staff, Adam made sure there were no job cuts and that County resources were managed wisely.  As a result, today SLO County has the best bond rating in its history and ranks 5th out of 58 California counties for financial strength.

Adam leads the way in protecting our SLO way of life.  From the Bob Jones trail to the Pismo Preserve, no one has done more to promote open spaces and trails.

Who supports this candidate?

Featured Endorsements

  • The Tribune

Elected Officials (18)

  • San Luis Obispo Councilman John Ashbaugh
  • Grover Beach Mayor John Shoals
  • San Luis Obispo Mayor Jan Marx
  • San Luis Obispo Council Member Carlyn Christianson
  • former State Controller Steve Westly
  • former State Superintendent of Public Instruction Jqck O'Connell
  • former SLO County Supervisor Jim Patterson
  • Mid-State Fair Board Director David Baldwin
  • LOCSD Member Jon-Erik Storm
  • OCSD Member Matthew Guerrero
  • State Senate Majority Leader Bill Monning
  • SLO County Treasurer, Tax Collector, Public Administrator Jim Erb
  • Pismo Beach Council Member Sheila Blake
  • Pismo Beach Council Member Erik Howell
  • Grover Beach Council Member Mariam Shah
  • Grover Beach Council Member Barbara Niccols
  • Grover Beach Council Member Karen Bright
  • Cuesta College Trustee Barbara George

Political Beliefs

Political Philosophy

Adam is proud to provide strong, non-partisan leadership on a variety of critical issues:

  • Economic Development
  • Preservation of agriculture and open spaces
  • Financial Management
  • Homeless Services
  • Tourism
  • Public Safety
  • Accessible and Responsive Constituent Services
  • Land use that protects and enhances our beautiful county

Videos (3)

Highlights of the accomplishments of Adam Hill as San Luis Obispo County Supervisor, District 3.

— May 11, 2016 Candidate's campaign

Support from citizens

— May 11, 2016 Candidate

Scenes of 3rd District

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