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September 1, 2016

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Secretary of State Padilla Certifies Candidate List for November 8, 2016, General Election


SACRAMENTO – Secretary of State Alex Padilla today published the certified list of candidates who will appear on the November 8, 2016, General Election ballots. The official list, with ballot designations for each candidate, is available.

In addition to voting for U.S. President and Vice President, 154 congressional and state legislative contests will be voted on this November. The offices on the November 8 ballot include:

  • one member of the U.S. Senate,
  • 53 members of the U.S. House of Representatives,
  • the 20 odd-numbered State Senate district members, and
  • the 80 State Assembly members. 

The last day to register to vote in the November 8 General Election is October 24. Californians can register to vote online at: 

The last day to request a vote-by-mail ballot by mail is November 1.