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June 4, 2013 Special Election

Election Calendar

 

 

  • Official Final Election Totals Available Here

  • Official Final Election Precinct by Precinct Results Available Here.

  • Statement of the Vote

  • Unofficial Election Night Precinct by Precinct Results Available Here.

  • Election Facts and Key Dates

  • Total Ballot Issued as of June 2

  • Total Ballot Issued as of May 24

  • Total Ballot Returned as of June 2

  • Total Ballot Returned as of May 24

  • Administrative Calendar

  • Registration Precinct to Voting Precinct Consolidation

  • Voting Precinct to Registration Precinct Consolidation

  • Deadline to Register to Vote for this Election was May 20, 2013

  • Pollworker Receiving will be at the Old City Hall, 250 Main St., Tuesday, June 4 starting at 8 p.m..

  • It is too late to mail a Vote-By-Mail Ballot. Please printout, fill out and bring this application to our office or to the Watsonville City Clerk to pickup a ballot

  • Es demasiado tarde para que le enviemos una boleta por correo. Usted puede recoger una boleta en nuestra oficina o en la oficina de la Secretaría Municipal de Watsonville. Por favor complete esta solicitud y tráigala con usted.

  • Voting Options / Opciones para votar

  • Measure T Information

  • All code sections are the Elections Code, unless otherwise noted.

    Following the filing period dates, the number of days prior to or after the election is provided (E = Election day, followed by the number of days prior to (-) or after (+) election day.)

    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.

    March 8

    (E-88)

    Last Day to Submit Resolution to County Clerk

    Final deadline for the governing body to file a resolution with the county Elections Department.

    §10403

    Mar. 8 - May 28

    (E-88 to E-7)

    Publication of Notice of Measure

    The City elections official shall publish a synopsis of the measure not later than one week before the election in a newspaper of general circulation in the city.

    §12111

    March 14

    (E-80)

    Deadline to File Arguments For or Against Measure

    Arguments for or against the measure are due by 5 p.m. Arguments are public after the 5 p.m. deadline.

    §9281, 9282, 9286,

    Mar. 15 - Mar. 24

    (E-81 to E-70)

    10 Day Public Inspection Period

    Arguments are available for public examination in the County Clerk's office for 10 calendar days immediately following the filing deadline for submission of arguments.

    §9295

    March 21

    (E-73)

    Deadline for Filing Rebuttals and Analyses to Measure

    On this date Rebuttal Arguments, if applicable, will be due by

    5 p.m. § 9280, 9285, 9286

    Rebuttal and analyses are public after the 5 p.m. deadline.

    Mar. 22 - Mar. 31

    (E-72 to E-64)

    10 Day Public Inspection Period

    Rebuttals and Analyses are available for public examination in the County Clerk's office for 10 calendar days immediately following the filing deadline for submission of arguments.

    §9295

    April 5

    (E-60)

    First Day for Special Vote-by-Mail Ballots

    First day to process special vote-by-mail ballots for voters who are overseas or in the military.

    §300(b), 3103

    April 25

    (E-40)

    First Pre-Election Campaign Statement

    Last day to file campaign statements for committees covering the period 1/1/13 to 4/20/13.

    Gov. Code §84200.8

    May 6 - May 28

    (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 a vote-by-mail ballot after May 28.

    §3001, 3003

    May 6 - June 4

    (E-29 to E)

    Early Voting

    Between these dates voters may obtain a ballot in person at the Elections Department in Santa Cruz or the Watsonville City Clerk's Office.

    May 6

    (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

    May 20

    (E-15)

    Deadline to register to vote in the June 4 election.

    Closing date for registration in this election.

    §2102, 2107

    May 23

    (E-12)

    Second pre-Election Campaign Statement

    The last day to file campaign statements for committees covering the period from 04/21/13 to 5/18/13.

    Gov. Code § 84200.8

    May 28

    (E-7)

    Deadline to request Vote-by-Mail Ballot

    A written request/application sent by mail for a vote-by-mail ballot must be received by the Elections Department by 5 p.m. on May 28, 2013. Ballots are available at the Elections Department/City Clerk's Office from May 28 to June 4th.

    June 4, 2013

    (E)

    Election Day

    Polls are open 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. Vote-by-mail ballots must be received by 8 p.m.

    June 6

    (E+2)

    Canvass to begin by this date

    The official canvass of ballots begins on this date.

    §15301, 15308

    No later than

    (E+28)

    Statement of Vote

    The elections official shall prepare a certified statement of results of the votes cast upon completion of the canvass and submit it to the City

    §15372

    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 which measure is 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 the costs.

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

    §15620, 15622, 15624

    Period following election

    Document Retention

    Rosters of voters and indexes will be preserved for five years following the date of the election (until May 4, 2016.)

    §17300

    Ballots, absentee ballot identification envelopes, spoiled ballots, canceled ballots, unused ballots and ballot receipts will be preserved for six months following the date of the election (November 4, 2011).

    §17302

    If no legal action or proceeding is then pending, the materials listed above may be destroyed or recycled.