17 de marzo de 2015, Calendario de la Elección Especial Primaria para el Distrito 37 del Senado Estatal
|All code references are to the California Elections Code unless otherwise stated.|
On this date, the Governor issued his proclamation calling the special election.
The date of the special primary election is calculated by counting back nine Tuesdays or, if the ninth Tuesday is the day of or following a state holiday, ten Tuesdays preceding the day of the special general election at which the vacancy is to be filled.
If one candidate receives a majority of the votes (50% + 1), no special general election will be held.
Period for candidates to obtain forms from the county elections official for securing signatures in lieu of all or part of the filing fee. Signatures may also be applied to the signature requirement for the office on the Nomination Papers.
DECLARATION OF CANDIDACY AND NOMINATION PAPERS
Period for candidates to obtain and deliver Nomination Papers to the county elections official for filing. Candidates must also file a Declaration of Candidacy and Ballot Designation Worksheet during this period.
Filing fees shall be paid at the time the candidate obtains nomination forms from the county elections official.
CANDIDATES' STATEMENTS IN THE COUNTY OFFICIAL SAMPLE BALLOT
During this period, State Senate candidates may purchase space for a 250-word candidate's statement in the official sample ballot of the county. Candidates for State Senate may purchase statement space only if they have agreed to voluntary expenditure limits.
STATEMENT OF WRITE-IN CANDIDACY AND NOMINATION PAPERS
SIGNATURE IN LIEU OF FILING FEES - SUPPLEMENTAL DEADLINE
Last day a candidate may submit supplemental signatures to the county elections official or pay a prorated portion of the filing fee to cover any deficiency in the filing fee payment.
POLITICAL PARTY ENDORSEMENTS
Last day for any qualified political party to submit to the county elections official a list of all candidates for voter-nominated office who will appear on any ballot in the county in question, and who have been endorsed by the party. The county elections official shall print any such list that is timely received from the state party chairperson in the sample ballot.
NOTICE TO EACH CANDIDATE
Secretary of State to notify each candidate for voter-nominated office of the names, addresses, offices, occupations, and party preferences of all other persons who have filed for the same office.
PARTY PREFERENCE HISTORY POSTING ON WEBSITE
Secretary of State to post on its website the party preference history of each candidate for the preceding 10 years.
RANDOMIZED ALPHABET DRAWING
On this date, the Secretary of State draws the randomized alphabet to determine the order for placing candidates' names on the ballot. This drawing will be used for the special primary election and special general election if such run-off is necessary.
CERTIFIED LIST OF CANDIDATES
Last day for the Secretary of State to send the Certified List of Candidates to the county elections official.
MILITARY AND OVERSEAS VOTERS
Last day for the county elections official to mail ballots to military and overseas voters.
COUNTY SAMPLE BALLOT PAMHLETS
Period in which the county elections official shall mail a polling place notice and sample ballot or voter information guide to each registered voter.
Period in which any registered voter may apply to the county elections official for a vote-by-mail ballot for the special primary election.
Last day to register to vote in the special primary election.
NEW CITIZEN REGISTRATION PERIOD
Period in which new citizens may register to vote. A new citizen registering to vote after the close of registration shall provide the county elections official with proof of citizenship prior to voting and shall declare that he or she has established residency in California.
CERTIFIED LIST OF WRITE-IN CANDIDATES
Secretary of State will prepare and send the Certified List of Write-In Candidates to the county elections official.
PARTY PREFERENCE HISTORY POSTING ON WEBSITE
Secretary of State to post on its website the party preference history of each write-in candidate for the preceding 10 years.
PUBLICATION OF TALLY CENTER LOCATION
On or before this date, a notice shall be published by the county elections official at least once in a newspaper of general circulation within the district specifying the public place to be used as the central tally center for counting the ballots.
MILITARY OR OVERSEAS VOTER - RECALLED TO SERVICE
Last day a registered military or overseas voter recalled to service after March 10, 2015 (E-7), but before 5:00 p.m. on March 16, 2015 (E-1), may obtain from the county elections official a vote-by-mail ballot which can be voted in, or outside, the county elections official's office on or before the close of the polls and returned as are other voted vote-by-mail ballots.
VOTE-BY-MAIL BALLOTS - LATE CONDITIONS
Period in which any voter may apply in writing for a vote-by-mail ballot because of specified conditions if he or she will be unable to go to the polls on Election Day. The voter may designate any authorized reprsentative to return the voted vote-by-mail ballot.
MILITARY OR OVERSEAS VOTERS
Any registered military or overseas voter or any individual born outside of the United States or District of Columbia whose parent or legal guardian was a resident of California when the parent was last living in the United States who has returned to their county of registration on or before this day, and to whom a vote-by-mail ballot has been mailed but not voted, may apply to vote in the county elections official's office or in a polling place.
An unregistered military or overseas voter who was released from service aftr the close of registration and who has returned to his or her county of residence may apply in person to register with the county elections official and vote in the election. Documentary proof of release from service is required. On or before the day of the election, the county elections official shall deliver to the precinct board a list of military or overseas voters registered under Elections Code section 3108.
A military or overseas voter or any individual born outside of the United States or District of Columbia whose parent or legal guardian was a resident of California when the parent was last living in the United States who returns to the county after March 10, 2015 (E-7), may appear before the county elections official and apply for registration, a vote-by-mail ballot, or both. The county elections official shall register the voter, if not registered, and shall deliver a vote-by-mail ballot which may be voted in, or outside, the county elections official's office on or before the close of the polls on the day of the election and returned as are other voted vote-by-mail ballots.
SPECIAL PRIMARY ELECTION AND VOTE-BY-MAIL BALLOTS
Polls open at 7:00 a.m. and close at 8:00 p.m. Hand-delivered vote-by-mail ballots shall be received by 8:00 p.m. on Election Day at any polling place in the county where the voter is registered, or at the office of the elections official. If one candidate receives a majority of the votes (50% + 1), no special general election will be held.
MAILED VOTE-BY-MAIL BALLOTS -- LAST DAY TO BE COUNTED
Any vote-by-mail ballot cast shall be deemed timely if it is received by the elections official via the United States Postal Service or a bona fide private mail delivery company no later than three days after Election Day and either of the following is satisfied: 1) The ballot is postmarked on or before Election Day or is time stamped or date stamped by a bona fide private mail delivery company on or before election Day, or, 2) If the ballot has no postmark, a postmark with no date, or an illegible postmark, the vote-by-mail ballot identification envelope is date stamped by the elections official upon receipt of the vote-by-mail ballot from the United States Postal Service or a bona fide private mail delivery company, and is signed and dated pursuant to Section 3011 on or before Election Day.
Last day for the county elections official to complete the official canvass and certify the results to the Secretary of State.
*If the date falls on a Saturday, Sunday, or holiday, use the next business day.
**Elections Code section 3114 requires that ballots and ballot materials be transmitted to each military and overseas voter on the 45th day before the election. E-45 is January 31, 2015, which is a Saturday; this deadline does not move forward to the next business day.
Voluntario Búsqueda de Votante Fecha de nacimiento (01/31/1910): Últimos cuatro dígitos de su licencia de conducir La búsqueda de votante le proporcionará la verificación de su registro y durante la elección le proporcionará su lugar de votación, boleta muestra, cómo solicitar una boleta de voto por correo y mucho más. Informacion para Voluntario Información de voluntarios Sirva como voluntario Descripciones de puestos de voluntarios Requisitos para ser voluntario Anfitrión de una casilla electoral Program de voluntario para estudiantes Programa para empleados del Condado Programa para empleados del Estado Programa para empleados de la Ciudad Recursos para el Funcionario de Casilla Centro de recursos para funcionarios de casilla Tarjeta Funcioario Casilla Mántegase conectado para funcionarios de casillas Información de red social para funcionarios de casillas
Sobre Nosotros Búsqueda de Votante Fecha de nacimiento (01/31/1910): Últimos cuatro dígitos de su licencia de conducir La búsqueda de votante le proporcionará la verificación de su registro y durante la elección le proporcionará su lugar de votación, boleta muestra, cómo solicitar una boleta de voto por correo y mucho más. Información Sobre Nosotros Neal Kelley, Secretario del Registro Electoral Nuestra gente Enfoque a empleados Las operaciones de las elecciones Liderazgo Estructura de administración Declaración de nuestra misión Administración de Recursos de la Tripulación Afiliaciones California Association of Clerks and Election Officials National Association of County Recorders, Election Officials and Clerks National Association of Election Officials United States Election Assistance Commission