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County Elections - Registrar of Voters

Terry A. Hansen

915 8th St., Suite 107, Marysville, CA 95901


Phone: (530) 749-7855

Fax: (530) 749-7854


Office Hours:  8:00 a.m. - 5:00  p.m.

November 8, 2016 Presidential General Election


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Candidate Filing

Candidate Filing Status

Important Dates

Local Ballot Measures

Local Ballot Measure Important Dates

Voter Registration

Vote by Mail Ballots






For detailed information about becoming a candidate see the Yuba County Candidate Handbook. pdf


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 ballot.
  • 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.





Date Activity

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.

Deadline to register to vote in the November 8, 2016 General Election. 






NOTE:  See the appropriate City Clerk regarding arguments for city measures.





MEASURE Q - Yuba Community College District Bond


MEASURE D - Plumas Lake Elementary School District Bond

  • Ballot Question: Local Middle School Construction Measure.  To design and construct a new middle school to serve the Plumas Lake community in order to provide adequate facilities specifically designed to accommodate middle school curriculum for all current and future residents, including modern classrooms, science, math and computer labs as well as necessary student support facilities, shall Plumas Lake Elementary School District issue $20,000,000 in bonds, at legal rates, no money for administrators’ salaries, with all funds used locally?
  • Full Text of Measure
  • Tax Rate Statement
  • Impartial Analysis
  • Argument In Favor of Measure D


MEASURE E - Chapter 12.140 -- Medical Cannabis Cultivation and Commerce


MEASURE F - City of Marysville - Cannabis Business Tax

  • Ballot Question: Shall the ordinance amending the Marysville Municipal Code to add a “Cannabis Business Tax” effective July 1, 2016 on marijuana businesses to help fund general city services at a rate not to exceed 15% of gross receipts for the licensed sale of medical and non-medical marijuana, and not to exceed $25 per square foot on the cultivation of cannabis by licensed growers, estimated to generate $650,000 annually, with no termination date and annual adjustments by a consumer price index, be adopted?
  • Full Text of Measure
  • Impartial Analysis
  • See City Clerk For Argument Information



MEASURE B - Nevada Joint Union High School Bond

  • Ballot Question: Local High School Repair/ School Safety Measure.  To upgrade/improve local high schools, retain/attract quality teachers by repairing classrooms/ leaky roofs, updating facilities for career/technical education jobs in science, technology, engineering/math, ensuring safe drinking water/fire safety, replacing deteriorating sewer/gas lines, repairing, constructing, equipping/acquiring education facilities, shall Nevada Joint Union High School District issue $47,000,000 in bonds, at legal rates, require independent audits, citizens' oversight, no money for administrators' salaries/ pensions, all funds used locally?
  • Full Text of Measure
  • Tax Rate Statement
  • Impartial Analysis
  • See Nevada County Elections for Argument Information




  • Are you registered to vote?  Check your voter registration status here.
  • You must register to vote no later than October 24, 2016 to be eligible to vote in the November 8, 2016 Presidential Election.
  • You can register online at the Secretary of State's website here.




To find out if you are already a vote by mail voter check here.


How to apply for a vote by mail ballot:

  • Complete a Vote by Mail Application and mail it to the Yuba County Elections Office at the address at the top of this page.
  • Submit a letter requesting a ballot to the Yuba County Elections Office at the address at the top of this page.  Your request must include your full name and address, the title and date of the election, a mailing address for your ballot and your signature. 
  • Call the Yuba County Elections Office at (530) 749-7855.  You will be asked to verify your identify.  You may only request your ballot and only for the November 8, 2016 election.





Clerk-Recorder • 915 8th. St., Suite 107, Marysville, CA 95901 • (530) 749-7855 • Fax: (530) 749-7854


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