Calendar for the November 6th 2018 General Election

7/4

County Holiday (Independence Day)
Office will be closed

7/5
 E-125

Resolution Code Deadline
Last day for special districts to adopt a resolution calling  an election and setting forth the specifications of the election

EC § 10509

7/6
E-120

Order and Notice of Election
Deadline for County Superintendent of Schools to deliver order and notice of election to the Clerk of the Board and Elections Office

7/9 - 8/8
E-120 -- E-90

Notice of Election
Registrar of Voters will publih a Notice of Election once in a newspaper of general circulation

EC § 12112
         12113

7/16 - 8/10
E-113 -- E-88

Nomination Period
During this period, candidates must file Declaration of Candidacy and nomination papers

EC § § 10407
             10510

7/31

Campaign Disclosure Statement
Last day for committees to file semi annual campaign statements

GOV § 84200

7/31
E-98

Deadline to Change Ballot Designation
Last day for a candidate to request a change in their ballot designation. This request must be done in writing

EC § 13107(h)

8/10
E-88

Deadline for Resolution to Consolidate
Last day for any district to file a resolution requesting to consolidate with the General Election. Because arguments are also due on this day, if consolidation requests are not submitted in a timely manner the district will be responsible for publishing these arguments

 

8/10
E-88

Deadline to Submit Arguments and Analysis
Last day to submit Impartial Anlysis of, Arguments for or against, or tax rate statement (if applicable) for a local measure

EC § 9286

8/10
E-88

Candidate Withdrawal
No candidate who has filed a Declaration of Candidacy may withdraw after this date

EC § 10224

8/13
E-85

Candidate Statement Withdrawal
Last day for a candidate to withdraw their candidate statement. This must be done in writing

EC § 13307(3)

8/13* - 8/15
E-87 -- E-83

Nomination Extension Period
If the incumbent does not file nomination papers by 8/10 for his or her office, there will be an extension period during which any qualified person may file. Does not apply when there is no incubent.

EC §§ 10225
            10516
            10604

8/13* - 8/20
E-87 -- E-78

Public Examination Period
During this review period any person may seek a Writ of Mandate or injunction requesting any or all of the material in a candidate statement to be amended or deleted

EC § 13313

8/16
E-82

Random Alphabet Drawing
On this day the Secretary of States and county will conduct the random alphabet draw to determine the name orders on the ballot.

EC §§ 13111(i)
        13112

8/16 - 8/25
E-82 -- E-73

Public Examination Extension Period
The period for public examination of statements submitted during the extension period

EC § 13313

8/20
E-78

Deadline for Rebuttal Arguments
Last day for rebuttal arguments to be submitted for or against a local measure

EC § 9504

8/30
E-68

Last Day to Challenge a Ballot Designation
Last day for anyone to challenge a ballot designation submitted by a candidate

EC § 13313

09/3

County Holiday (Labor Day)
Office will be closed

 

9/10 - 10/23
E-57 -- E-14

Write-In Period
During this period write-in candidates must file nomination paperwork

EC §§ 8600
            8601
            8606

9/27
E-40

Campaign Disclosure Statement
First pre-election deadling for committees on the ballot to submit campaign disclosure forms

GOV § 84200.5

10/08
E-29

Vote by Mail Voting
Begin mailing ballots to VBM voters

EC § 4005(a)(8)(A)

10/22
E-15

Last Day to Register
Last day to register to vote. Afte this day, voters wishing to vote in the election must do Conditional Voter Registration

EC §§ 2102
           2170
           2171

10/23

Process VBM Ballots
On the 10th business day before the election the office may begin to process VBM ballots

EC §15101

10/25
E-12

Campaign Disclosure Statement
Second pre-election deadline

GOV § 84200.5

10/30
E-7

Deadline to Request Vote by Mail Ballot
Last day for a voter to request their ballot be sent to them

EC § 3001

11/6
E

Election Day
Polls and the office are open from 7am to 8pm

 

11/8

Canvassing Period Begins
On this day the official canvassing period begins, during which time the office processes mail ballots received on Election Day, conditional voter ballots, and provisional ballots

EC § 15150

11/12

County Holiday (Veterans Day)
Office Closed