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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.

     

    Did you Know? - English Version

    ¿Sabía usted? - Español

     

    Vote Centers offer ballots and language assistance in English, Spanish and Punjabi.
    To request a ballot in an alternate language, or an accessible vote by mail ballot, use the
    postage paid postcard included with your ballot or click the link below. Print, complete and return
    the form for processing by not later than May 29, 2018.

    Request for Alternate Language Ballot and/or Accessible Vote by Mail Ballot (English/Punjabi)
    Request for Alternate Language Ballot and/or Accessible Vote by Mail Ballot (Spanish)
    Click here to see the list of Vote Centers and Ballot Drop Box Locations



    Click the links below to view the Madera County Voter Information Guides or the State Voter Information Guide.
    County Voter Information Guide – June 5, 2018 – Ballot Type 1
    County Voter Information Guide – June 5, 2018 – Ballot Type 2
    County Voter Information Guide – June 5, 2018 – Ballot Type 3
    County Voter Information Guide – June 5, 2018 – Ballot Type 4
    County Voter Information Guide – June 5, 2018 – Ballot Type 5
    County Voter Information Guide – June 5, 2018 – Ballot Type 6

    State Voter Information Guide – June 5, 2018


    CANDIDATES

    Click here to view the Qualified List of Candidates – Contests on the Ballot June 5, 2018
    Click here to view the Certified List of Candidates from the Secretary of State

    OFFICES
    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