Randomized Alphabet Drawing Results for the November 3, 2020 General Election

Random Alphabet Draw to determine appearance of candidates’ names on the ballot

In accordance with Elections Code section 13112, the Secretary of State and the Yolo County Elections Office each conducted a random drawing on August 13, 2020 of the letters of the alphabet to determine the order of appearance of candidates’ names on the ballot for the upcoming November 3, 2020 General Election.  Listed below are the official results for the local and state alphabet drawings.

This randomized alphabet applies to the candidate's name, last name first, followed, if necessary, by first name, then middle name. If more than one candidate's last name begins with the same letter, proceed to the second letter and, if needed, the third, etc. We follow this process until a different letter appears allowing us to determine who appears first on the ballot. For example, if two candidates with the last names Campbell and Carlson are running for the same office, their order on the ballot will depend on the order in which the letters "M" and "R" were drawn in the randomized alphabet drawing.

County Random Alphabet Draw conducted at the Yolo County Elections office for: 

  • State Senate*
  • State Assembly*

1.  D

7.  G

13. B

19. O

25. T

2.  S

8.  P

14. Z

20. V

26. L

3.  N

9.  Y

15. C

21. Q

 

4.  E

10. K

16. X

22. R

 

5.  I

11. U

17. M

23. A

 

6.  F

12. H

18. J

24. W

 * To further ensure fairness in our election process, per Election Code section 13111, the Yolo County Elections Office rotates the ballot order of candidates in county-wide, State Senate and State Assembly contests by supervisorial district.

Secretary of State Random Alphabet Draw for:

  • State Races other than State Senate and State Assembly**
  • US Senate and Representative in Congress**
  • County offices, School Districts & City offices***

1.  B

7.  G

13. M

19. V

25. R

2.  A

8.  H

14. D

20. U

26. J

3.  E

9.  P

15. Q

21. X

 

4.  Z

10. O

16. F

22. Y

 

5.  T

11. S

17. I

23. K

 

6.  L

12. N

18. C

24. W

 ** To further ensure fairness in our election process, per Election Code section 13111, the Yolo County Elections Office rotates the ballot order of candidates in State, US Senate and Congressional contests by State Assembly district.  

***County offices, School Districts and City offices use the State Randomized Alphabet.

You can contact the Elections Office at (530) 666-8133 if you have any questions.

 

 

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