Current Elections

November 3, 2020 General Election

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

Important Dates

July 1, 2020

Last day resolutions and boundary maps can be presented to the Elections Office to guarantee placement of a measure on the ballot.

July 13, 2020

Candidate filing begins.

August 7, 2020

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

August 7, 2020

Last day to file arguments.

August 12, 2020

Close of extended candidate filing period.

August 17, 2020

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

September 24, 2020

First day County Voter Information Guides may be mailed to voters.

October 5, 2020

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

October 19, 2020

Last day to register for this election.

October 20, 2020

First day of conditional voter registration.

October 27, 2020

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

November 3, 2020


Candidate Information

This is Candidate Watch for the November 3, 2020 General Election. 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. For a complete list of state and federal candidates, please see the Secretary of State’s website,

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. 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 Elections Office at 530-886-5650 or by e-mail at [email protected].

Polling Place Publications

Measures on Ballot

Random Draw

Press Releases and Election Notices

Statement of Vote