FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
November 1, 2023
California Secretary of State Weber Invites Candidate Statements for Inclusion in the State Voter Information Guide
SACRAMENTO, CA – California Secretary of State Shirley N. Weber, Ph.D., invites candidate statements for inclusion in the March 5, 2024, Presidential Primary Election State Voter Information Guide.
Candidates for President may submit a candidate statement of no more than 250 words to be included in the State Voter Information Guide website. There is no cost to submit a presidential candidate statement for inclusion in the Voter Information Guide website.
Presidential candidate statements must be received by the Office of the Secretary of State no later than 5:00 p.m. on December 29, 2023.
More information about Presidential candidate statements can be found at https://elections.cdn.sos.ca.gov/statewide-elections/2024-primary/presidential-candidate-statement-package.pdf
United States Senate Candidates
Candidates for United States Senate may purchase space for a 250-word candidate statement in the State Voter Information Guide.
United States Senate candidate statements must be received by the Office of the Secretary of State no later than 5:00 p.m. on November 15, 2023.
More information about United States Senate candidate statements can be found at https://elections.cdn.sos.ca.gov/statewide-elections/2024-primary/senate-candidate-statement-package.pdf
State Legislative Office and United States House of Representatives Candidates
Candidates for state legislative office or the United States House of Representatives may purchase space for a candidate statement in a county voter information guide.
Candidates for legislative office must accept voluntary expenditure limits in order to purchase space for a candidate statement. More information about voluntary spending limits can be found at https://www.fppc.ca.gov/learn/campaign-rules/state-contribution-limits.html.
Candidates for the California State Senate and California State Assembly have until December 8 to submit candidate statements to their county elections official for the local county voter information guide in the county or counties in which the district lies.
More information about county election offices can be found at https://www.sos.ca.gov/elections/voting-resources/county-elections-offices.
California Election Code Sections 9092, 13307-13314 and Government Code Sections 88000-88007 describe the Voter Information Guide and candidate statements.