ATTACHMENT "A"

Administrative Calendar

Jurisdictions Consolidating Elections with the March 2, 2004 Presidential Primary Election

The materials contained in this calendar represent the research and opinions of the staff at the Santa Cruz County Elections Department. The contents of this calendar and any legal interpretations contained herein are not to be relied upon as being correct either factually or as legal opinion. Reliance on the content without prior submission to and approval of your appropriate public counsel is at the reader’s risk.

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All references are to the California Elections Code unless otherwise noted.

Calendar Key – "E" stands for Election. The minus sign and the number after "E" indicates the number of days until the election. The plus sign and the number after "E" indicates the number of days after the election.

If there is an asterisk by the date, the deadline falls on a weekend or holiday and, in most cases, has been moved to the next business day.

EARLY suggested deadlines are provided in the calendar below for jurisdictions that can meet them. These EARLY deadlines are necessary in order for the Elections Department to meet printing and mailing schedules. FINAL deadlines are noted as such. Thank you for your cooperation.

September - October

EARLY

Resolution Calling Election and Consolidating with the March Election – Adopted by Jurisdictions

Before October 15, if special districts, school districts, cities or the county are going to submit a measure to the voters in the March election, the governing boards are encouraged to adopt this month a resolution to call the election and consolidate the measure with the March election.

Resolutions calling an election of ballot measures must be accompanied by ballot measure text, if any, and the ballot question containing 75 words or less.

Click here for school resolution    Click here for city/special district resolution

13247

Sept. 26 - Nov. 5

(E-158 to E-118)

Signatures In Lieu of Filing Fee – Partisan and Independent Legislative Candidates & Judicial Candidates

Between these dates, a partisan or independent legislative candidate and a judicial candidate may obtain signature-in-lieu forms from the county elections official or the Secretary of State for circulating petitions to secure signatures in-lieu of paying all or part of the filing fee. Signatures may also be applied to the nomination signature requirements for office.

8061, 8105, 8106

The In-Lieu Petition must be filed by the last day. The Elections Department will notify the candidate of any deficiency within 10 days of filing.

Sept. 26 - Nov. 20

(E-158 to E-103)

Signatures in Lieu of Filing Fees – U.S. Senate, Congressional and County Candidates

Between these dates, candidates for the offices of U.S. Senate, Congress and County Board of Supervisor may obtain signature-in-lieu forms from the county elections official or the Secretary of State for circulating petitions to secure signatures in-lieu of paying all or part of the filing fee. Signatures may also be applied to the nomination signature requirements for office.

8061, 8106

The In-Lieu Petition must be filed by the last day. The Elections Department will notify the candidate of any deficiency within 10 days of filing.

Sept. 26

(E-158)

Secretary of State to Prepare Notice of Offices on Primary Ballot

At least 158 days before the primary, the Secretary of State shall prepare and transmit to each county election’s official a notice designating all the offices, except those of county officers and judges, for which candidates are to be nominated.

12103

Sept. 30

(E-154)

Registration in New Party

The last day any person may register to vote and declare intention to affiliate with a particular party in order to qualify that party to participate in the March 2, 2004 primary election candidate nominating process.

2187, 5100

Sept. 30 – Oct 20*

(E-154 to E-135)

Report of Registration – 154-day Report

During this period, each county elections official shall prepare to send to the Secretary of State a summary statement of the number of persons registered by party affiliation, by county, and by each political subdivision.

2187

 

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Oct. 6* – Nov. 3

(E-150 to E-120)

Announcement of Selected Presidential Candidates

During this period, the Secretary of State will announce and publicize the list of names of those persons, nationally recognized as candidates for President, who will appear on the primary ballot. Following this announcement, candidates may be added, but they may not be deleted. All candidates may withdraw their names in writing at any time through January 3, 2004.

6041-6043, 6340-6342, 6520-6522, 6720-6724

October 13

(E-141)

County Holiday – Office Closed

October 15

(E-139)

EARLY

Submit Resolutions and Measure Text to Elections

By this date, special districts, school districts, cities and the county are encouraged to submit the resolution to consolidate a measure with the March election, measure text (if any), and a 75-word ballot question to the Elections Department.

Oct. 20*

(E-135)

New Party Qualification

The last day for the Secretary of State to determine whether a new political party has qualified either by registration or by filing a petition.

5100

Minimum registration required: 77,389

Signatures required for petition: 773,883

 

Oct. 27 - Nov. 5

(E-127 to E-118)

Declaration of Intention – Partisan and Independent Legislative Candidates & Judicial Candidates

Between these dates, partisan and independent legislative and judicial candidates file their Declaration of Intention with the Elections Department or Secretary of State's Office. Candidates must pay the entire filing fee at this time, represented by money, signatures or any prorated combination of money and signatures. The filing fee is non-refundable.

Independent legislative candidates file their Declarations of Intention during this timeframe and then will file their nomination papers during the pre-general timeframe of July 12 to August 6, 2004.

8022(a), 8103-8106, 8350

 

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October 28

(E-126)

EARLY

Board of Supervisors to Consolidate EARLY measures

For those jurisdictions that submit their measures for consolidation with the March election early, this is the day the Board of Supervisors would adopt resolutions to consolidate measures.

Should the Board of Supervisors decide a fiscal analysis of a county measure needs to be written by the County Auditor, the Board may direct the Auditor to do so at this meeting. (9160 & 9400 et seq.)

October 30

(E-124)

EARLY

Publish Notice Setting Deadline for Filing Arguments

For those jurisdictions that submit measure information by October 15, the county elections officials will publish a notice by this date setting the deadline for filing arguments for and against ballot measures for special districts and the county, as well as school district measures, and city measures if so authorized.

Oct. 27 – Nov. 10

(E-127 to E-113)

Cities Publish Election Notice

Between these dates, any city that is consolidating an election with the March primary will publish a Notice of Election one time in a newspaper of general circulation stating:

The date and polling hours of the election

Any offices to be filled and any measure to be voted on, including a synopsis of each measure.

12101, 12111

Nov. 3 - Dec. 3

(E-120 to E-90)

Notice of Election

Between these dates the County Clerk, as a matter of policy, will publish a Notice of Election containing the date of the election, the offices to be filled, where nomination papers are available, and the deadline for filing Declarations of Candidacy.

Notice of central counting place may be combined with this notice.

12109

Nov. 6 - Nov. 10

(E-117 to E-113)

Declaration of Intention— Extension Period for Partisan and Independent Legislative Candidates & Judicial Candidates

If the incumbent has not filed a Declaration of Intention to succeed to the same office, then any other person, other than the incumbent, may file such a declaration during the extension period.

8022, 8023, 8350

Nov. 7

(E-116)

suggested date

County Central Committees – Republican, Democratic & American Independent Parties

By this date, the county elections official shall compute the number of members of the Democratic, Republican and American Independent county central committee to be elected in each supervisorial district.

7226, 7421

 

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Nov. 10

(E-113)

EARLY

Deadline for Filing Arguments for Measures Called by October 15

For those jurisdictions that submitted measure information by October 15, on this date arguments for and against measures will be due, as well as tax rate statements (if applicable).

Nov. 10 – Dec 5

(E-113 to E-88)

Candidate Nomination Period

Candidate filing period. Forms are obtained from and filed with the county Elections Department. (10510, 13307, 13311)

Nov. 10 – Dec 5

(E-113 to E-88)

Candidate’s Statement of Qualifications—Judicial, County & State Legislative Candidates

Between these dates, candidates for judicial, county & State Legislative offices may prepare a statement of qualifications, not to exceed 200 words, to be included in the Voter’s Information Pamphlet. The statement shall be filed and paid for at the time the Declaration of Candidacy is filed. The statement may not be changed, but may be withdrawn up until 5 p.m. on Dec. 8th if the contest closes on the 5th or Dec. 11th if the contest closes on the10th after the extension period.

13307

Nov. 11

(E-112)

County Holiday – Office Closed

Nov. 17

(E-106)

EARLY

Deadline for Filing Rebuttals and Analyses to Measures Called in Oct.

For those jurisdictions that submitted measure information by October 15, on this date Rebuttal Arguments will be due. This is also the deadline for the Impartial Analyses & Fiscal Analysis (if applicable).

Nov. 18 to Dec. 1*

(E-105 to E-95)

EARLY

10-day Public Inspection for Measures Called in October

10-day public inspection of arguments, analyses, rebuttals and ballot materials for measures filed by October 15. Documents will be on public display at the Elections Department, 701 Ocean St., Room 210, Santa Cruz.

During this period, any voter of the jurisdiction or the county elections official may seek a writ of mandate or an injunction requiring any or all of the materials to be amended or deleted.

9190, 9380

 

 

Dec. 5

(E-88)

FINAL

Last Day to Submit Resolutions of Consolidation

Final deadline for the governing body of a district, city, school or other political subdivision which requests consolidation of a local election for candidates and/or measures to file the request with the county Elections Department. Earlier filing dates are encouraged in order to meet printing schedules.

10401, 10402

 

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Dec. 5

(E-88)

Deadline for Filing Tax Rate Statement for Bond Measures

Last day to file Tax Rate Statement for any bond measure appearing on the March ballot.

9401

Dec. 5

(E-88)

Notification of Mail Ballot Precinct

Last day for the county elections official to determine that there are 250 or fewer persons registered to vote in any precinct. The county elections official may then mail to each voter a vote-by-mail ballot along with a statement that there will be no polling place for the general election.

3005

Dec. 6 - Dec. 10

(E-87 to E-83)

Extension of Nomination Period

Extension period for anyone other than the incumbent to file a Declaration of Candidacy and Nomination Petition if the incumbent did not file by December 5. This provision does not apply if there is no incumbent eligible to be elected.

8022, 8024, 8204

Dec. 9

(E-84)

FINAL

Arguments Due for Measures Called After October 15

Deadline to submit arguments for or against ballot measures filed after October 15.

9163, 9316

Dec. 11, 11 a.m.

(E-82)

Randomized Alphabet Drawing

Secretary of State shall conduct the randomized alphabet drawing to determine the order in which the candidates will appear on the general election ballot.

On this same day, the County Clerk shall conduct a randomized alphabet drawing for the offices of State Senate and Assembly.

13112

 

Dec. 15

(E-78)

Write-In Campaign Against Incumbent Judge Running Unopposed

Last day to file a petition indicating that a write-in campaign will be conducted against an unopposed superior court judicial candidate who has filed Nomination papers. The petition must be signed by 100 registered voters qualified to vote on the office. Write-in candidates must file between January 5 and February 17.

8203, 8600-8604

 

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Dec. 15

(E-78)

FINAL

Deadline for Filing Rebuttals and Analyses to Measures Called after October 15

For those jurisdictions that submitted measure information after October 15, on this date Rebuttal Arguments will be due by 5 p.m.

9167, 9317

County Counsel to submit analysis (9160, 9313) for county and school/special district measures; City attorney to submit analysis of city measures. 9280

County Auditor, if previously directed by the Board of Supervisors, to submit fiscal analysis of measures.

9160

Rebuttals and analyses are public after the 5 p.m. deadline. (Department policy)

Dec. 16 - Dec. 26

(E-77 to E-67)

FINAL

10-day Public Inspection for Measures Called after October 15

10-day public inspection of arguments, analyses, rebuttals and ballot materials for measures filed after October 15. Documents will be on public display at the Elections Department, 701 Ocean St., Room 210, Santa Cruz.

During this period, any voter of the jurisdiction or the county elections official may seek a writ of mandate or an injunction requiring any or all of the materials to be amended or deleted.

9190, 9380

Dec. 24 – 25)

(E-69 to 68)

County Holiday

Office closed beginning at noon on Wednesday, Dec. 24. The office will reopen at 8 a.m. on Friday, Dec. 26.

Dec. 26*

(E-68)

Certified List of Candidates – Federal and State Offices

Last day for the Secretary of State to send to each elections official a list showing the name, party affiliation, and ballot designation of every person who has been nominated as a candidate for public office and is entitled to receive votes within the county at the general election.

8148

Jan. 2, 2004

(E-60)

Special Absent Voters' Ballot Applications

The first day county election officials may process applications for special absent voters' ballots. The application must include the statement that the voter cannot vote an absentee ballot during the normal absentee voting period of February 2 to February 24, 2004 because of military or other contingencies that preclude normal mail delivery.

300(b), 3103

Jan. 2 – 12

(E-60 to E-50)

Report of Registration – 60-day County Report

During this period, county elections officials shall send to the Secretary of State a summary statement of the number of persons registered by party in their counties and in each political subdivision thereof as of January 2, 2004.

2187

Jan. 5 – Feb. 17

(E-57 to E-14)

Statement of Write-in Candidacy and Nomination Papers

During this period write-in candidates must file their Statement of Write-in Candidacy and Nomination Papers with the county elections official.

8601

Jan. 8

(E-54)

54-Day Walking Lists Prepared

The County Elections Official will prepare the 54-day voter index that is available for purchase upon written application at a cost of 50 cents per 1,000 names. Lists are available approximately 5 working days after the day the job is run.

2184

Jan. 12*

(E-52)

Semiannual Campaign Statement

Last day to file semiannual campaign statements for all ballot measure committees, all candidates and their controlled committees, and all committees primarily formed to support or oppose such candidates or measures being voted upon in the early primary.

Gov. Code 84200.3 84200.4

Jan. 12*

(E-52)

Supplemental Independent Expenditure Reports

Last day to filed supplemental independent expenditure reports for committees making independent expenditures of $1,000 or more in a calendar year to support or oppose a candidate or measure being voted upon in the primary. Independent expenditure reports are filed at the same time and in the same places as would be required if the filer were primarily formed to support or oppose the candidate, measure, or measure qualification affected by the independent expenditure.

Gov. Code 84203.5

Jan. 19

(E-45)

County Holiday – Office Closed

Jan. 19*

(E-45)

State Ballot Pamphlets Available

By this date, the Secretary of State shall furnish copies of the State Ballot Pamphlet to cities, counties, members of the Legislature, proponents of statewide ballot measures, public libraries, and educational institutions.

9096

Jan. 27 – Feb. 10

(E-40 to E-21)

State Ballot Pamphlet Mailing

Between these dates the Secretary of State shall mail state ballot pamphlets to all households in which voters were registered by Friday, Jan. 2 (E-60)

9094

 

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Jan. 22 - Feb. 21

(E-40 to E-10)

Counties Mail Sample Ballots / State Ballot Pamphlet Mailing

Between these dates the county elections official shall mail a Sample Ballot and polling place notice to each registered voter.

Between these dates the Secretary of State shall mail state ballot pamphlets to all households in which voters were registered by Friday, Jan. 2 (E-60) The county will do a supplemental mailing of state pamphlets to voters who register after Jan. 2.

9094,13303, 13304

Jan. 22

(E-40)

First Pre-Election Statement

Last day to file campaign statements for candidates and committees covering the period ending January 17, 2004 (E-45).

Gov. Code 84200.5, 84200.7(a)

Jan. 22

(E-40)

Supplemental Independent Expenditure Report

Last day to filed supplemental independent expenditure reports for committees making independent expenditures of $1,000 or more in a calendar year to support or oppose a candidate or measure. Independent expenditure reports are filed at the same time and in the same places as would be required if the filer were primarily formed to support or oppose the candidate, measure, or measure qualification affected by the independent expenditure.

Gov. Code 84203.5

Feb. 2

(E-29)

Establish Precinct Boards and Polling Places

Last day for the county Elections Department to appoint board members and polling places and provide a copy to each county central committee and make a copy available to the public.

12286, 12318

Feb. 2

(E-29)

Last Day to Register to Vote to Ensure Receipt of Sample Ballot

Voter registration cards received by this date (postmark NOT ACCEPTABLE) will be added to the rolls and the voters will receive a Sample Ballot booklet prepared by the county elections official. The voters who submit cards after this date will NOT receive a Sample Ballot booklet, only a notice advising the late registrant that he/she will not receive a Sample Ballot and Voter's Information Pamphlet.

9094, 13303

Feb. 2 – Feb. 24

(E-29 to E-7)

Vote-by-Mail Ballot Application Period

Between these dates voters may apply for a vote-by-mail ballot from the Elections Department. Under certain conditions voters may obtain an absentee ballot after Feb. 24.

3001, 3003

 

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Feb. 2

(E-29)

29-Day Walking Lists Prepared

The County Elections Official will prepare the 29-day voter index available for purchase upon written application at a cost of 50 cents per 1,000 names.

2184

Feb. 15 – March 1

(E-16 to E-1)

Late Contribution/Independent Expenditure Report

During this time late contribution/independent expenditure reports must be filed by FAX, telegram, mailgram, guaranteed overnight mail or deliver in person.

Gov. Code 84203, 84204

Feb. 16

(E-15)

County Holiday – Office Closed

Feb. 15 – March 1

(E-16 to E-1)

24-Hour Statement of Organization Filing Requirement – Recipient Committees & Slate Mailer Organizations

During the 16 days immediately preceding an election, any person or entity that qualifies as a recipient committee or slate mailer organization must file a Form 410 within 24 hours by telegram or personal delivery.

Gov. Code 84101, 84108

February 17*

(E-15)

15-day Voter Registration

The county elections official shall accept an affidavit of registration executed as part of a voter registration card in the forthcoming election if the affidavit is executed on or before the 15th day prior to the election, and if any of the following apply:

1) The affidavit is postmarked on or before the 15th day prior to the election and received by mail by the county elections official.

2) The affidavit is submitted to the Department of Motor Vehicles or accepted by any other public agency designated as a voter registration agency pursuant to the National Voter Registration Act of 1993 (42 U.S.C. Sec. 1973gg) prior to the election.

3) The affidavit is delivered to the county elections official by means other than those described in paragraphs (2) and (3) on o before the 15th day prior to the election.

2107

Feb. 17

(E-14)

Bilingual Precinct Board Members

By this date, the county elections official shall prepare a list of precincts to which bilingual officials were appointed. A copy of this list shall be made available to the public.

12303(d)

 

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Feb. 17 – Feb. 24

(E-14 to E-7)

New Residents Registration Period

Registration for new residents shall begin the 14th day prior to an election and end on the seventh day prior to election day. This registration must be executed in the county elections office and the new resident shall vote a new resident’s ballot containing the contest of President and Vice President only in the election official’s office.

332, 3400

Feb. 17 – Feb. 24

(E-14 to E-7)

New Citizens Registration Period

Registration for new citizens shall begin the 14th day prior to an election and end on the seventh day prior to election day. 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. New citizens vote a regular ballot.

331, 3500, 3501

Feb. 19

(E-12)

Second Pre-Election Statement

The last day to file campaign statements for candidates and committees covering the period from 1-18-04 to 2-14-04.

Gov. Code 84200.5, 84200.7

Feb. 19

(E-12)

Supplemental Independent Expenditure Reports

Last day to filed supplemental independent expenditure reports for committees making independent expenditures of $1,000 or more in a calendar year to support or oppose a candidate or measure. Independent expenditure reports are filed at the same time and in the same places as would be required if the filer were primarily formed to support or oppose the candidate, measure, or measure qualification affected by the independent expenditure.

Gov. Code 84203.5, 82031

Feb.21

(E-10)

Notice of Central Counting Place

Last day for county elections official to publish the notice that the general election ballots will be counted at a specified public place. The notice shall be published one time in a newspaper of general circulation in the county.

12109

No later than

Feb. 24

(E-7)

Publish Polling Places and Precinct Board Members

Not less than one week before the election, the elections official shall publish the list of polling places and precinct board members.

12105-12108, Gov. Code 6061

 

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Feb. 25 – March 2

(E-6 to E)

Absentee Ballots – Late Conditions

Voters unable to go to the polls because of illness or disability or because they will be absent from their precinct on election day, may come to the Elections Department and receive an absentee ballot over the counter. Voters may designate in writing a representative to bring the absentee ballot to them. The voter may either personally or through the authorized representative return the ballot to the Elections Department or polling place in the county.

3021

Feb. 27

(E-4)

County Campaign Disclosure Statement – 3rd Pre-Election Statement

The last day for county candidates to file their disclosure statement for the period from 2-15-04 to 2-26-04.

Santa Cruz County Code 8.04.080(2)c

Feb. 28 & 29

(E-3 to E-2)

Weekend Voting

The Santa Cruz County Elections Department and Watsonville City Hall will be open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. for weekend voting.

March 2

(E)

Primary Election Day

Polls open at 7 a.m. and close at 8 p.m.

1000, 14212

March 4 – 30

(E+2 to E+28)

Official Canvass

The official canvass of precinct returns is to be completed during this time.

15301, 15372

March 22

(E+20)

Presidential Primary Delegate Counts to Secretary of State

The results for all persons voted for at the presidential primary for delegates to national conventions shall be canvassed and shall be sent within 20 days after the election.

15375(c)

March 30

(E+28)

Statement of Vote to Board of Supervisors – Certificates of Election Prepared

The elections official shall prepare a certified statement of the results of the election and submit it to the Board of Supervisors.

The Board of Supervisors shall declare the nominees or winners for each office and the results of each measure under its jurisdiction. The county elections official shall make and deliver to each person elected a certificate of election.

15372, 15400-15401

 

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March 30

(E+28)

Nonpartisan Candidates Elected if Majority Vote Received

Any candidate for a nonpartisan office who at a primary election receives a majority of the votes cast for candidates for that office shall be elected to that office. The office shall not appear on the general election ballot, notwithstanding the death, resignation, or other disqualification of the candidate at a time subsequent to the primary election.

8140

March 30

(E+28)

No Candidate Elected to Nonpartisan Office

If no candidate has been elected to a nonpartisan office where only one person may be elected, then the two candidates who received the highest number of votes cast for nomination to that office shall appear on the November ballot.

8141

In the case of a tie vote, both candidates will appear on the November ballot. In no case shall the candidates determine the tie by lot.

8142

5 days after canvass

Recount May Be Requested

Within five (5) days after the completion of the official canvass, any voter may request a recount by filing a written request with the Elections official and specifying that candidates and/or measures are to be recounted.

The request may specify the order of the precincts for the recount, and the petitioning voter shall, before commencement of each day's recount, deposit such sum as the official requires to cover costs (approximately $500 per day).

"Completion of the canvass" shall be presumed to be the time when the elections official signs the certified Statement of Vote.

15620 – 15634

 

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Varies between

10 days to

6 months following the certification of the vote

Contesting Election

Any elector of a county, city, or of any political subdivision of either may contest any election held therein for any of the following grounds:

a) That the precinct board or any member thereof was guilty of malconduct.

b) That the person who has been declared elected to an office was not, at the time of the election, eligible to that office.

c) That the defendant has given to any elector or member of a precinct board any bribe or reward, or has offered any bribe or reward for the purpose of procuring his election, or has committed any other offense against the elective franchise defined in Division18 (commencing with Section 18000).

d) That illegal votes were cast.

e) That the precinct board in conducting the election or in canvassing the returns, made errors sufficient to change the result of the election as to any person who has been declared elected.

f) That there was an error in the vote-counting programs or summation of ballot counts.

16100

The contestant shall verify the statement of contest, as provided by Section 446 of the Code of Civil Procedure, and shall file it within the following times after the declaration of the result of the election by the body canvassing the returns thereof:

a) In cases other than cases of a tie, where the contest is brought on any of the grounds mentioned in subdivision (c) of Section16100, six months.

b) In all cases of tie, 20 days.

c) In cases involving presidential electors, 10 days.

d) In all other cases, 30 days.

16401

April 6

(E+35)

Statement of Vote to Secretary of State

No later than this date the elections official shall send one copy of the Statement of Vote to the Secretary of State.

15375

April 9

(E+38)

Certificates of Election or Nomination to be prepared

The county elections official will prepare certificates of election for each member elected to a central committee or county council as well as certificates of nomination for each candidate nominated for nonpartisan offices voted for wholly within one county.

8145, 8146

The Secretary of State will prepare certificates of nomination for Congressional and Legislative candidates.

8147

 

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Period Following Election

Document Retention

Nomination documents and signatures in-lieu of filing fee petitions (if applicable) shall be held during the term of office for which they were filed and for four years after the expiration of the term. They may be destroyed as soon as practicable thereafter provided no legal action or proceeding is pending.

Since the March 2004 election has federal offices on the ballot, precinct supplies and voted ballots must be preserved for 22 months following the election. If no legal action is pending at the time, the documents may be destroyed or recycled. Unused ballots may be destroyed or recycled after the March 2004 election.

Initiative, referendum and recall petitions must be preserved for eight months following certification of the election for which the petition qualified or eight months after final examination of the petition by the clerk. If no legal action or proceeding is then pending, the petitions may be destroyed as soon as practicable.

Elections Code Division 17, commencing with 17000

April 30

(Date fixed by law)

Quarterly Statements by Ballot Measure Committees

All committees that have qualified as recipient committees and are primarily formed to support or oppose the qualification, passage or defeat of any measure must file a quarterly campaign statement for the period from January 1 to March 31, during any semiannual period before the election in which the measure is not being voting upon.

Gov. Code 84202.3

July 31

(E-151)

Semiannual Campaign Statement

Last day to file semiannual campaign statements, if required, by all candidates and committees.

Gov. Code 84200, 84218

July 31

(E-151)

Supplemental Independent Expenditure Reports

Last day to filed supplemental independent expenditure reports for committees making independent expenditures of $1,000 or more in a calendar year to support or oppose a candidate or measure. Independent expenditure reports are filed at the same time and in the same places as would be required if the filer were primarily formed to support or oppose the candidate, measure, or measure qualification affected by the independent expenditure.

Gov. Code 84203.5, 82031

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