A non partisan elected countywide elected position. The current Assessor/Recorder/County Clerk is Ernest J. Dronenburg, Jr.. He has held this position since 2010.
The candidates are:
- DRONENBURG, JR, ERNEST J. “ERNIE”
- GORDON, JONATHAN A.
- GUINN, SUSAN
- MANTOR, GEORGE W
The primary responsibilities of the Assessor/Recorder/County Clerk include:
ASSESSOR – locating, identifying and appraising all vacant land, improved real estate, business property, and certain mobile homes, boats and aircraft for property tax purposes.
RECORDER – providing public notice by accepting and recording legal instruments (documents) required by law upon payment of proper fees and taxes as well as maintaining birth, marriage and death records and indexes for San Diego County.
COUNTY CLERK – issuing marriage licenses and performing civil marriage ceremonies; registering Fictitious Business Name Statements, notaries public, process servers and professional photocopiers.