Current Elections

September 14, 2021 California Gubernatorial Recall Election

Consolidated with the Truckee Fire Protection District Measure Election

Important Dates

April 28, 2021

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

June 4, 2021

Impartial analysis due. Tax rate statement due if applicable to measure.

June 4, 2021

Last day to file rebuttal arguments for and against the measure.

June 5 – June 14, 2021

10-day public inspection period for arguments for and against the measure.

June 14, 2021

Last day to file rebuttal arguments for or against the measure.

June 15 – June 24, 2021

10-day public inspection period for rebuttal arguments for and against the measure.

July 1, 2021

Signature in Lieu period begins for this election.

July 6, 2021

Signature in Lieu period ends for this election.

July 8, 2021

Last day for counties to determine sufficiency of signatures for this election.

July 9, 2021

Candidate filing begins for this election.

July 16, 2021

Close of Candidate filing for this election.

July 16, 2021

Final day for tax returns to be received by the Secretary of State (SOS) for this election. Visit Secretary of State’s website for further information.

July 17, 2021

Publication notice to Candidates from the SOS for this election.

July 19, 2021

Random alphabet draw to be held at 11 AM to determine the ballot order of candidates’ names on ballot for this election.  Visit Secretary of State’s website for further information.

July 19, 2021

Write-in candidate filing beings for this election.

July 21, 2021

Final day for SOS to certify names of candidates to place on the ballot for this election.

August 16, 2021

Vote by mail ballots will be mailed to the voters beginning this date for this election.
County Voter Information guides will be mailed beginning this date for this election.

August 30, 2021

Last day to register to vote for this election.

August 31, 2021

Conditional voter registration begins for this election.

August 31, 2021

Close of write-in candidate filing period for this election.

September 3, 2021

SOS certifies list of write-in candidates for this election.

September 7, 2021

Last day to request a vote by mail ballot by mail for this election.

September 14, 2021

Election Day

Candidate Information

This is Candidate Watch for the September 14, 2021 California Gubernatorial Recall 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, www.sos.ca.gov.
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]

Candidate Watch
Candidate Statement Guidelines
Candidate Paperwork Request – Authorization Form

Polling Place Publications

Measures on Ballot

Ballot Argument Packet

Measure T

Random Draw

State Random Alpha Draw

Press Releases and Election Notices

2021 Recall Notice of Election

Statement of Vote

November 2, 2021 UDEL/Special District Election

McKinney Water District

Northstar Community Service District

Important Dates

June 30, 2021

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

July 12, 2021

Candidate filing begins for this election.

August 6, 2021

Close of regular candidate filing period.  Extended candidate filing period begins (if applicable).

August 6, 2021

Tax rate statements due (if applicable)

August 7 – August 16, 2021

10-day public inspection period for arguments for and against the measure(s)

August 11, 2021

Close of extended candidate filing period (if applicable).

August 16, 2021

Final day to file rebuttal arguments for or against the measure(s).

September 28, 2021

Last day for district to provide a list of qualified voters, labels and designations. Must have letter from landowners with signatures to compare against envelope.  (Districts to update County with changes within 15 days thereafter)

October 4, 2021

Vote by mail ballots will be mailed to voters by this date. County Voter Information Guides will be mailed with the vote by mail packet for this election.

October 11, 2021

Columbus Day.  Placer County Election Office will be closed.

October 18, 2021

Last day to register to vote in election.

October 19, 2021

First day of conditional registration for this election.

October 26, 2021

Last day to request vote by mail ballot by mail.

November 2, 2021

Election Day

Candidate Information

Polling Place Publications

Measures on Ballot

Special Election Ballot Argument Packet

Random Draw

Press Releases and Election Notices

McKinney General Notice of Election

Statement of Vote