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    The next election to be held in Madera County is the Statewide Direct Primary Election.
    Election Day is Tuesday, June 5, 2018.


    Click here to view the Current List of Candidates as of February 22, 2018

    The following Voter-Nominated Offices are scheduled to appear on that ballot:

    • Governor
    • Lieutenant Governor
    • Secretary of State
    • Controller
    • Treasurer
    • Attorney General
    • Insurance Commissioner
    • Member, Board of Equalization District 1
    • United States Senator
    • US Representative in Congress, Districts 4 and 16
    • State Senator, Districts 8 and 12
    • Member of the Assembly, District 5

    All voters, regardless of the party preference they disclosed upon registration, or refusal to disclose a party preference, may vote for any candidate for a voter-nominated or nonpartisan office. The party preference, if any, designated by a candidate for a voter-nominated office is selected by the candidate and is shown for the information of the voters only. It does not imply that the candidate is nominated or endorsed by the party or that the party approves of the candidate.
    (Elections Code Section 13206 (b))


    The following Nonpartisan Offices are scheduled to appear on that ballot:

    • State Superintendent of Public Instruction
    • Judge of the Superior Court – 5 seats
    • County Superintendent of Schools
    • County Supervisor, District 1
    • County Supervisor, District 2
    • County Supervisor, District 5
    • Assessor
    • Auditor-Controller
    • County Clerk-Recorder
    • District Attorney
    • Sheriff-Coroner
    • Tax Collector-Treasurer

    The party preference, if any, of a candidate for a nonpartisan office does not appear on the ballot.
    (Elections Code Section 13206(b))



    Important Dates for Candidates


    December 14, 2017 to February 7, 2018
    Signature in Lieu of Filing Fee Period – All Candidates


    January 29, 2018 to February 7, 2018
    Declaration of Intention Period – Judicial Candidates


    February 8, 2018 to February 12, 2018
    Extended Declaration of Intention Period – Judicial Candidates (Non Incumbent Candidates only)


    February 12, 2018 to March 9, 2018
    Nomination/Declaration of  Candidacy Period – All Candidates


    March 10, 2018 to March 14, 2018
    Extended Nomination/Declaration of Candidacy Period – Non Incumbent Candidates only


    Click here to view the Election Calendar and Candidate Guide – June 5, 2018