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    The 2018 Statewide General Election will be held on Tuesday, November 6, 2018.

    Watch our video about Voting in Madera County!

     

    To view the list of candidates, see the list below.

    Certified List of Candidates as of August 30, 2018

    State Certified List of Candidates

    State Certified List of Candidates – Contact List

    State Voter Information Guide and Text of Proposed Laws

    View your County Voter Information Guide Online.
    Use this link to view the County Voter Information Guides for this Election See your County Voter Information Guide
    Your ballot type (BT) is found on your Blue Ballot Envelope.

     


    The following State and Federal offices are scheduled to appear on the ballot:

    • Governor
    • Lieutenant Governor
    • Secretary of State
    • Controller
    • Attorney General
    • Treasurer
    • Insurance Commissioner
    • State Board of Equalization, District 1
    • United States Senator
    • US Representative in Congress, Districts 4 & 16
    • State Senate, Districts 8 & 12
    • State Assembly, District 5
    • Associate Justice of the California Supreme Court
    • Associate Justice of the Appellate Court, Fifth District

    The following local offices are scheduled to appear on the ballot:

    • Madera County Board of Education, Areas 2, 3, and 6
    • Fresno County Board of Education, Area 1
    • State Center Community College District, Area 1
    • West Hills Community College District, Area 2
    • Chawanakee Unified School District, Areas 1, 2, and 3
    • Golden Valley Unified School District, Areas 1, 2, and 4
    • Madera Unified School District, Areas 2, 4, 5, and 7
    • Yosemite Unified School District, Areas 1, 4, and 5
    • Chowchilla High School District, Area 2, 4, and 5
    • Alview-Dairyland Union School District, Areas 1, 2, and 4
    • Bass Lake Joint Union School District, Areas 1, 2, and 4
    • Chowchilla Elementary School District, Areas 2, 3, and 4
    • Raymond-Knowles Union School District, 3 seats at large
    • District Attorney – Run Off election
    • Member of City Council, City of Chowchilla – 2 seats at large
    • Member of City Council, City of Madera, Districts 1, 3, and 5
    • Chowchilla Memorial Healthcare District – 5 seats at large
    • Madera Irrigation District, Divisions 1 and 3

    The following State Propositions are scheduled to appear on the ballot:

    • Proposition 1 – Veterans and Affordable Housing Bond Act of 2018
    • Proposition 2 – No Place Like Home Act of 2018
    • Proposition 3 – Authorizes Bonds to Fund Projects for Water Supply and Quality
    • Proposition 4 – Authorizes Bonds Funding Construction at Hospitals Providing Children’s Health Care
    • Proposition 5 – Changes Requirements for Certain Property Owners to Transfer their Property Tax Base
    • Proposition 6 – Eliminates Recently Enacted Road Repair and Transportation Funding
    • Proposition 7 – Daylight saving time
    • Proposition 8 – Authorizes State Regulation of Kidney Dialysis Clinics
    • Proposition 9 – Division of California Into Three States
    • Proposition 10 – Expands Local Governments’ Authority to Enact Rent Control
    • Proposition 11 – Requires Private-Sector Emergency Ambulance Employees to Remain on Call
    • Proposition 12 – Establishes New Standards for Confinement of Certain Farm Animals

    The following Local Measures are scheduled to appear on the ballot:

    • Madera Unified School District Bond Measure M
    • City of Chowchilla – Special Tax Measure N

    IMPORTANT DATES:

    July 16 to August 10
    Nomination and Declaration of Candidacy Period

    August 11 to August 15
    Extended Nomination and Declaration of Candidacy Period

    August 11 to August 20
    Period to Submit Arguments For or Against Measures

    August 21 to August 31
    Period to Submit Rebuttals to Arguments For or Against Measures

    September 10 to October 23
    Write-in Candidacy Period – Nonpartisan offices only


     

    To view the offices and calendar, see the Candidate Handbook and Calendar below.

    Election Calendar and Candidate Guide – November 6, 2018

    Press Release – Offices and Dates for November 6, 2018

    Legal Notice of Election – November 6, 2018

     

     


    To view documents for the Madera Unified School District Bond Measure M, click links below:

    Argument in Favor of Measure M

    Madera Unified School District Bond Measure M – Resolution, Full Text of Measure and Tax Rate Statement

    Bond Measure M – Impartial Analysis

    Legal Notice of Election – MUSD Bond Measure

     

    To view documents for the City of Chowchilla Special Tax Measure N, click the links below:

    Impartial Analysis Measure N

    City of Chowchilla – Measure N – Resolution

    City of Chowchilla – Measure N – Proposed Ordinance

    City of Chowchilla – Measure N – Expenditure Plan

    Legal Notice – City of Chowchilla – Measure N – As Amended