Important Election Dates

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Primary Election
  • July 28, 2014 - Registration Closes at midnight
  • July 31, 2014 - Early Voting Begins
  • August 15, 2014 - Last Day to Request an Early Ballot to be Mailed
  • August 22, 2014 - Last Day to Vote Early in Person by 5 p.m.
  • August 26, 2014 - Primary Election Day
General Election
  • October 6, 2014 - Registration Closes at midnight
  • October 9, 2014 - Early Voting Begins
  • October 24, 2014 - Last Day to Request an Early Ballot to be Mailed
  • October 31, 2014 - Last Day to Vote Early in Person by 5 p.m.
  • November 4, 2014 - General Election Day
Candidate Nomination Petitions
Partisan
  • April 28, 2014 - First day to file
  • May 28, 2014 at 5 p.m. - Last day to file
Non-Partisan
  • (School, Fire, Community College)
  • July 7, 2014 - First day to file
  • August 6, 2014 by 5 p.m. - Last day to file
Nomination Other Than by Primary (Independent)
  • April 28, 2014 - First day to file
  • May 28, 2014 at 5 pm - Last day to file
Write-In Candidates
Primary Election
  • Must file not later than: July 17, 2014 at 5 p.m.
General Election
  • Must file not later than: September 25, 2014 at 5 p.m
Note: Early voting is a function of the Santa Cruz County Recorder’s office. To request an early ballot, please contact the Recorder’s office at 520-375-7990.