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  • Legal Notice – Draft EAP Public Meeting August, 2019

    Click here to view the Candidate List as of November 20, 2019

    Press Release – Party Registration and No Party Preference (Non-Partisan) Options

    Do you want to vote for President

     

    The next election to be held in Madera is the Presidential Primary Election.

    This election is a Primary Election and ballots will be issued based on the political party affiliation you selected when you registered to vote or last updated your registration information with DMV.

    The candidates on your Primary ballot for PRESIDENT ONLY will be party specific.  If there is a candidate that you wish to vote for, but you are not currently registered with that political party, you must do one of the following:

    1.  Re-register to Vote with new party choice; or
    2.  Update your choice while voting in person at any Vote Center

    Voters who did not disclose a political party preference when they registered to vote, will have the option of “choosing” a political party ballot, for this election only, for which they would like to vote.

    In addition, voters registered with no party preference, will be sent a separate mailing to advise them of their choices and the necessary form to return with their party choice.

    The information below identifies the offices scheduled to be on the ballot:


    At this election, voters will get to vote on the following Federal and State Offices:

    President (Party-Nominated)
    US Representative in Congress, Districts 4 and 16 (Voter-Nominated)
    Member of the State Assembly, District 5 (Voter-Nominated)

    In addition to Federal and State Offices, the following Local Offices (Partisan and Non-partisan) are also scheduled to appear on the ballot:

    County Central Committees – Democratic and Republican (Party-Nominated)

    Judge of the Superior Court, Office 1 (LiCalsi)
    Judge of the Superior Court, Office 2 (Jurkovich)

    County Supervisor, District 3 (Poythress)
    County Supervisor, District 4 (Rodriguez)

    Click here to view the Candidate Handbook and Election Calendar – March 3, 2020

    Click here to view the Candidate Handbook and Election Calendar – County Central Committee – March 3, 2020

    Click here to view the Secretary of State Election Guide 2020

     


    IMPORTANT FILING DATES:

    September 12, 2019 to November 6, 2019
    Signature in Lieu of Filing Fee Period

    September 27, 2019 to December 6, 2019
    Nomination and Declaration of Candidacy Period – County Central Committees

    October 28, 2019 to November 6, 2019
    Declaration of Intention Period – Judicial Candidates Only

    November 7, 2019 to November 11, 2019*
    Extended Declaration of Intention Period – Judicial Candidates
    (Extends only if Incumbent fails to file by the deadline. Does not apply to office for which there is no Incumbent)

    November 11, 2019* to December 6, 2019
    Nomination and Declaration of Candidacy Period – All Candidates

    December 7, 2019* to December 11, 2019
    Extended Nomination/Declaration of Candidacy Period
    (Extends only if Incumbent fails to file by the deadline. Does not apply to office for which there is no Incumbent)

    December 7, 2019* to December 16, 2019
    Period to Submit Arguments For or Against Measures

    December 17, 2019 to December 27, 2019
    Period to Submit Rebuttals to Arguments For or Against Measures

    January 6, 2020 to February 18, 2020
    Write-in Candidacy Period

    Interested candidates must obtain and file the required documentation to run for office from the County Clerk-Recorder located at 200 W. 4th Street, Madera.  The County Clerk-Recorder will issue and file documents during normal business hours, Monday through Friday, during each of the filing periods listed above.  Dates noted with * are deadlines that fall on a weekend or holiday.  Filing date moves to the next business day.

     


    Voters did you know that you can bring up to two people with you to assist you while voting?  Read the Voter Bill of Rights in your County Voter Information Guide for more information.

    Vote Center Representatives are also on duty to assist you.

    Vote Center Representatives can also provide language assistance.