March 5, 2024, Presidential Primary Election Update – Write-in Candidacy Nomination Period Begins Monday, January 8th

Friday, January 5, 2024

For the March 5, 2024, Presidential Primary Election, all write-in candidates for county, state, and federal offices must submit a statement of write-in candidacy and nomination papers (if applicable). Prospective write-in candidates should note that write-in candidacy is possible only if the office appears on the ballot.

The write-in candidacy nomination period begins Monday, January 8, 2024, and ends Tuesday, February 20, 2024. Yolo County candidates that wish to run for office can schedule an appointment online using our scheduling system: or by calling the Yolo County Elections Office at (530) 666‑8133. State and Federal candidates may file at the Secretary of State’s office or the county elections office where they live.

The Yolo County Elections Office encourages residents to connect with Yolo County ACE – Assessor/Clerk-Recorder/Elections on Facebook: @YoloACE, Instagram: @YoloCoACE, Threads: @YoloCoACE, YouTube: @Yolo County ACE, TikTok: @yolocoace and X:@YoloCoACE to receive the most up to date information.

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