Dates, Deadlines and More
Every election is governed by critical deadlines that must be met. From candidate filing, the start of vote-by-mail voting or the last day to register to vote – we’ve assembled all of these important dates in one location that you can view, or print.
If you are running for office, it is important to read the candidate's handbook.
Candidate Filing Portal
If you would like to run for office, you can begin the process at our candidate filing portal.
Candidate Filing Log
View a list of candidates that have filed for the upcoming election, and their filing status.
Statement From Officer Whose Recall Is Being Sought
View the statement from the officer whose recall is being sought, in accordance with EC Section 11327.
Ten-Year Party History for Voter-Nominated Candidates
Candidates that are running for voter-nominated office have their ten year party registration history published here.
Campaign Disclosure Filing Schedule
Every election has deadlines for filing campaign finance reports. View the schedule to learn more.
Important Legal Documents for the Upcoming Election
Find legal documents such as the legal notices, random draws and ballot rotations.
View the Secretary of State random draw used for the order of the candidate names for this election.
What's on the Ballot
View all the contests that will be on the ballot, or are eligible to be on the ballot for the upcoming election.