June 3, 2014 Primary Election Candidate Handbook now available

Editor’s note: I hesitate to publish this for fear of what it will unleash. LOL.

Nevada County Clerk-Recorder, Gregory J. Diaz, is pleased to announce that the Candidate Handbook for the June 3, 2014 Primary Election is now available. Print copies are available in the Elections Office located at 950 Maidu Ave, Nevada City, CA 95959. The handbook is also available online at http://www.mynevadacounty.com/nc/elections.

Here are some deadlines:

December 27, 2013 – February 5, 2014
Signatures-in-lieu of filing fee – Judicial Candidates.

December 27, 2013 – February 20, 2014
Signatures-in-lieu of filing fee – All voter-nominated and non-partisan candidates.

January 27, 2014 – February 5, 2014
Declaration of Intention – Judicial Candidates.

February 10, 2014 – March 7, 2014
Declaration of Candidacy and Nomination Papers – Filing period for all local, nonpartisan

March 8, 2014 – March 12, 2014
Declaration of Candidacy and Nomination Papers – Extension period (for candidates other
than the incumbent, if incumbent does not file).

April 24, 2014
Counties begin mailing sample ballot pamphlets.

May 5, 2014
First Day Vote-By-Mail ballots will be mailed.

May 5, 2014 – May 27, 2014
Vote-By-Mail Ballot Application Period – Applications may be sent to the County Elections
Office to apply for a Vote-By-Mail ballot.

May 19, 2014
Last day for a person to register to vote in the Statewide Primary Election. Voter will be notified
of polling place but will not receive Sample Ballot Pamphlet in the mail.

June 3, 2014

June 5, 2014 – July 1, 2014
Official canvass beginning and ending dates.

Author: jeffpelline

Jeff Pelline is a veteran editor and award-winning journalist - in print and online. He is publisher of Sierra FoodWineArt magazine and its website SierraCulture.com. Jeff covered business and technology for The San Francisco Chronicle for 12 years, and he was a founding editor and Editor of CNET News for eight years, among other positions. Jeff has a bachelor's degree from UC Berkeley and a master's from Northwestern University. His hobbies include sailing, swimming, and trout fishing in the Sierra.

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