General Contact Number: (530) 621-5567

Election November 2018

Information for Voters, Candidates, and Districts on the November 2018 Ballot.

Voter Information:

County Measures Supplemental Voter Guide - 8 county measures on the November ballot have a separate guide due to the size of the mailing.

Voter Status/Ballot Status Lookup Tool. (Provided by the Secretary of State)

Important Dates:

September 21st - Ballots transmitted to Overseas and Military Voters.
September 27th - Voter Guides and Sample Ballots start being mailed to polling place voters.
October 8th - Vote-by-mail ballots are available at Elections Offices.
October 9th - Vote-by-mail ballots begin to be mailed to vote-by-mail and mailed-ballot-precinct voters. (Delayed 1 day due to Columbus Day Federal Holiday)
October 22nd - Last day to register to vote. October 30th - Last day to request a vote-by-mail ballot.
October 30th - Last day to request a vote-by-mail ballot be mailed to a voter.
November 6th - Election Day.  Polls open at 7am and close at 8pm.

Candidate Information:

Contests with the candidate filing period extended through August 15th NOTE: Revised list published

November 2018 Local Candidate List - updated daily after the last candidate has filed.

Alphabets used for ballot placement by name

Measure Calendar -  Dates and deadlines for Districts looking to place measures on the ballot.

Measures for the November Election - public notices with ballot questions.

Districts Up For Election - The number and duration of seats will be updated when finalized.

Candidate Forms

*Please do not sign/date any forms until filing for candidacy in our office.*

Campaign Forms

Candidate Filing Appointment Calendar - Appointments are not necessary, but highly encouraged.  Potential candidates with appointments will be seen before walk-ins.  Scheduled appointments should take no longer than 45 minutes.  Filing begins July 16th, and the close of the regular filing period is August 10th.  The calendar below shows times not yet reserved during the filing period.  To make an appointment, please email Kim Smith at or contact her at (530) 621-7490.


 Candidate Filing Appointment Calendar