Candidate Nomination Period Opens

Lynda Roberts, Registrar of Voters, Elections


For Immediate Release
February 03, 2014

June 3, 2014 Election - Candidate Nomination Period Opens Feb. 10 in Marin

Running for office? Time to get paperwork ready for June 3 election

San Rafael, CA - If you’re interested in running for office, it’s high time to get your paperwork together for the Marin County Elections Office. The candidate nominations period for the June 3 Gubernatorial Primary Election opens Monday, Feb. 10, and ends March 7.

The following offices will be on the ballot:

  • U.S. Representative, District 2
  • California State Senator, District 2
  • California State Assembly member, District 10
  • State Constitutional Offices: Governor, Lieutenant Governor, Secretary of State, State Controller, State Treasurer, State Board of Equalization, State Insurance Commissioner, State Attorney General, Superintendent of Public Instruction
  • Superior Court Judge – Offices No. 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. Judicial candidates must file a Declaration of Intention by Feb. 5.
  • County Board of Supervisors, Districts 1 and 5
  • County offices: Assessor-Recorder, District Attorney, County Superintendent of Schools and Sheriff-Coroner
  • Almonte Sanitary District
  • Ross Valley Sanitary District
  • Belvedere City Council*
  • Ross Town Council*

    *Candidates should file nomination papers with respective city/town clerks

Candidates may pick up and file Declaration of Candidacy forms at the Marin County Elections Office, Room 121, Marin Civic Center, San Rafael, weekdays 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. between Feb. 10 and March 7. If an incumbent officeholder does not file for office by March 7, the filing period will be extended for non-incumbent candidates for that office until 5 p.m. March 12.

If there are no nominees or an insufficient number of nominees for any district office, and if no one files a petition requesting an election with the Elections Office, the Board of Supervisors will make the appointments.

Voting begins at the Elections Office and vote-by-mail ballots go in the mail on Monday, May 5. The last day to register to vote for the Primary Election is Monday, May 19.

Need more info? Contact:
Elections Office

Elaine Ginnold
Registrar of Voters
415 473-6401 T
CRS Dial 711

Dan Miller
Candidate Services Technician
415 473-6437 T
CRS Dail 711

Dated: February 3, 2014


Melvin Briones
Assistant Registrar of Voters
Elections Department

Marin Civic Center Administration Building
3501 Civic Center Drive
Suite 121
San Rafael, CA 94903
(415) 473-6443
Email: Melvin Briones
Elections website