The Monterey County Elections Department announced that the nomination period for qualifying as a write–in candidate opens today -- Monday, April 7 -- for offices scheduled for the June 3 statewide primary election.
The nomination period closes on Tuesday, May 20 at 5 p.m. Interested individuals must file a declaration of write-in candidacy and meet all nomination requirements particular to the office. There are no filing fees or candidate statements, and the write-in candidate’s name will not appear on the ballot.
The following offices are available for persons interested in becoming a qualified write-in candidate:
- U.S. Representative, District 20
- Lieutenant Governor
- Secretary of State
- State Controller
- State Treasurer
- State Attorney General
- State Insurance Commissioner
- State Board of Equalization District 2
- State Superintendent of Public Instruction
- State Senator, District 12
- State Assembly, District 29
- State Assembly, District 30
- County Supervisor, 2nd District
- County Supervisor, 3rd District
- Assessor/County Clerk/Recorder
- District Attorney
- Treasurer/Tax Collector
- County Superintendent of Schools (Monterey & Santa Cruz County)
Information about qualifying as a write-in candidate for the above county, state, and federal offices is available by calling the Elections Department at 796-1499. More information is also available online.