Current Elections

November 8, 2016 Presidential General Election

Polls are open from 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Election Day, November 8th, 2016

Important Dates

July 18, 2016

Candidate filing begins.

August 12, 2016

Close of regular candidate filing period. Extended candidate filing period begins for some offices.

August 12, 2016

Last day to file arguments.

August 17, 2016

Close of Extended candidate filing period.

August 17, 2016

Last day to file rebuttal arguments for and against all measures.

October 10, 2016

First day to process vote-by-mail ballot requests.

October 24, 2016

Last day to register for this election.

November 1, 2016

Last day to request a vote-by-mail ballot.

Candidate Information

Candidate Guidelines

Candidate Statement of Qualifications Fees

Offices Up for Election

Ballot Argument Packet

Quick Reference Calendar - Measures

Quick Reference Calendar - Candidates

Candidate Workshop Flyer

Press Releases and Election Notices

Final Results



June 7, 2016 Presidential Primary Election

Polls are open from 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Election Day

Important Dates

January 4, 2016

Signature in Lieu period begins.

February 1, 2016

Declaration of Intention period begins for Judicial Offices.

February 10, 2016

Last day for judicial candidates to file a Declaration of Intention. This period is extended if the incumbent does not file.

February 12, 2016

Elections open from 9AM to 3PM.

February 15, 2016

Candidate filing begins.

February 15, 2016

Elections open from 9AM to 3PM.

February 25, 2016

Signature in Lieu period closes for all candidates.

March 11, 2016

Close of regular candidate filing period. Extended candidate filing period begins for some offices until March 16th.

May 9, 2016

First day to process vote-by-mail ballot requests.

May 23, 2016

Last day to register to vote for this election.

May 30, 2016

Elections open from 8AM to 5PM.

May 31, 2016

Last day to request a vote-by-mail ballot.

Candidate Information

Candidate Watch is updated every day, Monday through Friday, at approximately 4:45 PM. This list contains candidates who have either been issued candidate filing paperwork or completed filing in Placer County. Please note that the qualified candidate list is not certified until a final review of candidate filing information and documentation occurs shortly after candidate filing is closed. Once the final review is complete, a certified list will be placed on our website and will be labeled as such. If you have any questions or need additional information, please contact the Office of Elections at 530-886-5650 or by e-mail at [email protected]

Qualified Cadidate List

Candidate Watch

Offices up for June 2016

Filing Fees and Signature Requirements for Offices to Appear

Candidate Workshop Flyer

Polling Place Publications

Bilingual Election Officer Staffing

Polling Places and Election Officers

Measures on Ballot

Ballot Argument Packet

2016 Primary Measure C

Random Draw

County Random Alpha Draw

State Random Alpha Draw

Press Releases and Election Notices

Signature in Lieu

Statement Of Vote