November 8, 2016 Presidential General Election
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Candidate Filing - Important Dates
Candidate Filing Status
For detailed information about becoming a candidate see the
County Candidate Handbook.
If you are interested in becoming a candidate remember:
- Allow adequate time for filing activities.
Each step of the filing process is important and must be completed
correctly. This can take time. Candidates should be
prepared to spend at least 30 minutes to begin the filing process.
Future visits may take more or less time but it is important
candidates are prepared to take the necessary time to complete and
review all appropriate documents.
- A Declaration of Candidacy must be filed.
There are several steps in the filing process. It is important
to remember the final step of the process is filing a Declaration of
Candidacy. Only candidates who have filed a Declaration of
Candidacy will be qualified and have their name placed on the
- Deadlines are firm. Yuba County Elections
has no authority to extend filing deadlines beyond those established
by legislation. It is important candidates are aware of all
deadlines and make sure they have the appropriate documents filed
prior to the deadline.
CANDIDATE FILING STATUS
CANDIDATE FILING -
First and last day for candidates
to file nomination documents.
Candidates may file an optional Candidate Statement of
Qualifications. This statement must be filed and paid
for with the Declaration of Candidacy. For June election
nominees the statement must be filed and paid for by 5:00 p.m.
on August 12, 2016.
||CHANGE BALLOT DESIGNATION (June
Last day any nominated candidate may request in writing a
different ballot designation than the designation used at the
June 7, 2016 Primary Election.
||RANDOM ALPHA DRAW
The Secretary of State shall hold a public drawing to determine
the order of candidate names on the ballot by randomly drawing
each letter of the alphabet.
For state legislative districts that encompass more than only
county, each local registrar will conduct a public drawing
randomly selecting each letter of the alphabet.
LOCAL BALLOT MEASURES -
NOTE: See the appropriate City Clerk regarding arguments for city
LOCAL BALLOT MEASURES
Yuba Community College District Bond
Resolution with Full
Text and Ballot Question
Tax Rate Statement
Plumas Lake Elementary School District Bond
Resolution with Full
Text, Ballot Question, Formal Notice and Tax Rate Statement
Chapter 12.140 -- Medical Cannabis Cultivation and Commerce
Measure - Full Text