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March 5, 2014

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Key Dates for June 3 California Primary

SACRAMENTO - With less than three months until the June 3 statewide primary election in California, here is a roundup of key election-related dates.

Candidate filing period
February 10 – March 7
Extended filing period if eligible incumbent does not file
March 8 – March 12
State Voter Information Guide on public display
February 18 – March 10
State Voter Information Guide mailing period
April 24 – May 13
*Certain campaign finance reports required within 24 hours
March 5 – June 3
Randomized alphabet drawing for candidate order on ballots
March 13
Certified list of candidates published
March 27
Military and overseas ballot mailing begins
April 4
Vote-by-mail ballot mailing begins
May 5
Voter registration deadline
May 19
Election Day
June 3
County elections officials process ballots, certify results
June 3 – July 1
Secretary of State compiles results, certifies election
July 11

Visit for a detailed 2014 calendar that includes lists of legislative, executive and judicial seats up for election.

* For election-related filing deadlines and requirements set by the California Fair Political Practices Commission, visit Campaign finance disclosure reports are on the Secretary of State’s California Automated Lobbying and Campaign Contribution and Expenditure Search System (CAL-ACCESS) at

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