Notice of Election

Notice is hereby given that the Presidential Primary Election will be held in Orange County on June 5, 2012.

Nomination Papers may be obtained at the Orange County Registrar of Voters’ office beginning on February 14, 2012 and must be filed in that office by the deadline of March 9, 2012, 5:00 p.m. Offices for which candidates may be nominated or elected at the Presidential Primary Election include: United States Senate; Congressional Districts – 38th, 39th, 45th, 46th, 47th, 48th, and 49th; State Senate Districts – 29th and 37th; State Assembly Districts – 55th, 65th, 68th, 69th, 72nd, 73rd, and 74th; Orange County Board of Education Trustee Areas –1st, 3rd, and 4th; Orange County Supervisorial Districts – 1st and 3rd; and 37 Judicial Offices of the Orange County Superior Court.

Additional information on qualifications, filing fees, candidates’ statements, and more can be found in the Candidate’s Handbook on the Registrar of Voters’ website at ocvote.com.

Notice is further given that the polls for said election will be open from 7:00 a.m. until 8:00 p.m. All ballots cast in said election will be counted centrally at the Orange County Registrar of Voters’ office, 1300 South Grand Avenue, Building C, Santa Ana, California.

Notice is further given that vote-by-mail ballot processing will begin on May 7, 2012, and will continue Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. until the election is certified on or about July 3, 2012. The vote-by-mail process is open to the public at the Orange County Registrar of Voters’ office, 1300 South Grand Avenue, Building C, Santa Ana, California.

Notice is further given that the manual tally of specific precincts will begin on June 6, 2012, at the Orange County Registrar of Voters’ office, 1300 South Grand Avenue, Building C, Santa Ana, California.

Notice is further given that a report on the results of the 1 percent manual tally will be included in the certification of the official canvass of the vote. 

Dated this 30th day of January, 2012.

Neal Kelley 
Registrar of Voters 
County of Orange