June 5, 2018 Statewide Primary Election Calendar of Events for Countywide Initiatives

 



This calendar is for County use only. Proponents should seek their own legal advice
. Dates with the (*) indicate those necessary to place a countywide initiative measure on the June 5, 2018 Statewide Direct Primary Election ballot. All section references are to the California Elections Code.

 

Request for Ballot Title and Summary, Notice of Intention, text of proposed measure and $200 refundable deposit filed with the Registrar of Voters.
§ 9103

Day Notice of Intent is Filed

Registrar of Voters forwards text of proposed initiative to County Counsel for preparation of Ballot Title and Summary.
§ 9105(a)

Within 15 Days after Measure Filed

Ballot Title and Summary of initiative received from County Counsel.
§ 9105(a)

Day Registrar of Voters Receives Ballot Title

Registrar of Voters forwards Ballot Title and Summary of initiative to proponents.
§ 9105(b)

6/4/17
(E-366)

The clock begins on the 180-day period for the proponents to circulate the petition as soon as they receive the Ballot Title and Summary of the initiative from the Registrar of Voters. NOTE: During this 180-day period and prior to circulation, proponents must publish the Notice of Intention and County Counsel’s Ballot Title and Summary in a newspaper of general circulation published in the county. Proof of publication must be provided to the Registrar of Voters prior to circulation. June 4, 2017 is the last day for the 180-day period to begin if proponents wish to have the entire 180-day period for publishing the Notice of Intention/Ballot Title and Summary, providing proof of publication to the Registrar of Voters, and circulating the petition.
§§ 9105(b), 9108, 9110

12/1/17*
(E-186)

Last day for initiative proponents to file 62,052 (10%) or 124,105 (20%) valid signatures with the Registrar of Voters.
§ 9107

1/17/18*
(E-139)

Last day for Registrar of Voters to verify petition signatures in order to place on ballot.
§ 9114

1/23/18*
(E-133)

Anticipated date of Registrar of Voter’s submission of certification of sufficiency of an initiative petition to Board of Supervisors (BOS). Options for Board of Supervisors at that meeting include:

• Order submission of the measure to the voters at the
June 5, 2018 Statewide Direct Primary Election.

Request various reports on the effect of proposed
initiative(s). The reports shall be presented to the Board
of Supervisors within the time prescribed by the Board,
but no later than February 22, 2018, 30 days after
certification.
§§ 9111, 9114, 9116, 9118

3/9/18*
(E-88)

County Counsel’s Impartial Analysis and Tax Rate Statement, if applicable, to be printed in the sample ballot pamphlet are due to the Registrar of Voters. Last day for Text and Direct Arguments to be filed with the Registrar of Voters.
§§ 9160, 9162, 9163

3/10/18
through
3/19/18
(E-87 -- 78)

Public Review period begins on March 10, 2018 and closes March 19, 2018, 5:00 p.m. All documents that will be subject to public review will be posted on the Registrar of Voters’ website and be available at the Registrar of Voters’ office on Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. The Text, Direct Arguments, Impartial Analysis and Tax Rate Statement are subject to legal action during this public review period.
§ 9190

 

3/19/18
(E-78)

Deadline for submittal of Rebuttal Arguments to be filed with the Registrar of Voters. § 9167

3/20/18
through
3/29/18
(E-77 - 68)

Public Review period for Rebuttal Arguments begins on March 20, 2018 and closes March 29, 2018, 5:00 p.m.The Rebuttal Arguments will be posted on the Registrar of Voters' website and be available at the Registrar of Voters' office on Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. The Text, Direct Arguments, Impartial Analysis and Tax Rate Statement are subject to legal action during this public review period.
§ 9190

4/26/18
(E-40)

Registrar of Voters begins sample ballot mailing approximately on this date. Mailing will be completed no later than May 26, 2018.
§ 13300

5/7/18
(E-29)

Registrar of Voters begins mailing vote-by-mail ballots.
§ 3001

5/21/18
(E-15)



5/22/18
through
June 5, 2018
(E-14- E-0)

Last day to register for the June 5, 2018 Statewide Direct Primary Election.
§ 2102


Conditional Voter Registration period. During the 14 days prior to Election Day and including Election Day, an in individual can go to the office of his/her county elections official to conditionally register to vote and vote a provisional ballot.
§ 2170


5/26/18
(E-10)

Sample ballot mailing ends. § 13300

5/29/18
(E-7)

Vote-by-Mail ballot mailing ends. § 3001

6/5/18
(E-0)

Election Day.