2012 Election Calendar of Events

November 6, 2012
General Municipal Election
Calendar of Events

Date Days to Election Events
July 16 thru August 10 113 To 88 Nomination period for City Council candidate
July 31 96 Deadline for semi-annual campaign statements for period 01/01/12-06/30/12
August 10 88 Deadline:
  • for Nomination Papers
  • for filing Statement of Economic Interest (FPPC 700)
  • for filing Ballot Designation & Worksheet
  • for filing Candidate Statement & Fee (optional)
  • August 13 85 Deadline for withdrawal of Candidate Statements
    August 13 thru 17 85 to 81 Election materials available for public examination
    August 13 thru 15 85 to 83 Extension of filing period if qualified incumbent fails to file by August 10, 2012 deadline
    August 16 82 Secretary of State to determine order of names on ballot
    September 10 thru October 23 57 to 14 Filing for write-in candidates
    October 8 thru 30 29 to 7 Voters may request Vote-by-mail ballots
    October 5 32 Last day to file first pre-election campaign expenditure statements for period 07/01/12-09/30/12
    October 17 thru November 6 20 to 1 Late contribution or expenditure ($1,000 or more) must be filed within 24 hours after receipt during this period
    October 22 15 Last day to Register to Vote
    October 25 12 Last day to file second pre-election campaign expenditure statements for period 10/01/12 - 10/20/12
    October 22 thru November 6 15 to Election Day Emergency Vote-By-Mail ballots issued by County Registrar Voters' office
    November 6 Election Day ELECTION DAY - Polls open from 7 A.M. to 8 P.M.
    December 11   City Council to hold Special Meeting and approve Election Results at 6 p.m.
    January 31   Semi-Annual campaign statement deadline for period 10/21/12 - 12/31/12 (or 07/01/12 - 12/31/12 if committee not involved in the election)