County of Marin - Press Releases - Notice of Election, Offices on Ballot, and Candidate Filing Deadlines

Lynda Roberts, Registrar of Voters, Elections

For Immediate Release
February 08, 2016

Notice of Election, Offices on Ballot, and Candidate Filing Deadlines

June 7, 2016 Presidential Primary Election

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN TO ALL QUALIFIED PERSONS that the Statewide Presidential Primary Election will take place on Tuesday, June 7, 2016. The nomination period for the following federal, state and local offices will open on Tuesday, February 16 and end on March 11, 2016:

United States Senator 6 years
U.S. Representative in Congress – District 2 2 years
California State Assembly member – District 10 2 years
County Central Committee member Determined by Central Committee
Superior Court Judge
Offices No. 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6 6 years
Must be a member of the State Bar or judge of a court of record in California for the preceding 10 years. Must have filed Declaration of Intention by February 10, 2016.
County Board of Supervisors
District 2 4 years
District 3 4 years
District 4 4 years
Must be a registered voter of the district which he/she seeks to represent for at least 30 days immediately preceding the deadline for filing nomination documents for the office of supervisor. Shall reside in the district during his/her incumbency.
Special Districts
Almonte Sanitary District Director 4 years
Sanitary District No. 1 Director 4 years
Must be registered voter in the district.
Municipalities – candidates file with respective city clerks
City of Belvedere
Town of Ross

NOTICE IS FURTHER GIVEN that the official Declaration of Candidacy forms for eligible candidates are available at the Marin County Elections Department, Room 121, Marin Civic Center, San Rafael, California, from Tuesday, February 16, to Friday, March 11, 2016. Candidates may file their Declaration of Candidacy forms weekdays between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. and until 5 p.m. on Friday, March 11, 2016. In the event that an incumbent officeholder does not file for his/her office by March 11, 2016, the filing period will be extended for non-incumbent candidates for that office until 5 p.m. March 16, 2016.

NOTICE IS FURTHER GIVEN that if there are no nominees or an insufficient number of nominees for any district office and a petition signed by 10 percent of the voters (or 50 voters, whichever is less) of the District requesting an election be held is not presented to the Elections Department, an appointment to the elective office will be made by the Board of Supervisors pursuant to Sec. 10515 of the CA Elections Code.

NOTICE IS FURTHER GIVEN that the polls will be open from 7 a.m. until 8 p.m. on Tuesday, June 7, 2016.

NOTICE IS FURTHER GIVEN that all ballots cast at the polls in the Primary Election will be counted at the individual precincts and ballots cast by mail will be counted at the Elections Office.

NOTICE IS FURTHER GIVEN the first day to vote at the Marin Civic Center, and the first day for the Registrar of Voters to mail vote-by-mail ballots for the Primary Election is May 9, 2016. The Marin Civic Center is located at 3501 Civic Center Drive, Room 121, San Rafael, California, 94903. For more information about the nominations period and offices on the ballot go to the Presidential Primary Candidate's Guide on our website or call the Registrar of Voters Candidate Services line at 415-473-6437.

This Notice published pursuant to CA Elections Code Sec. 12109, 12112

Registrar of Voters


Lynda Roberts
Registrar of Voters
Elections Department

Marin Civic Center Administration Building
3501 Civic Center Drive
Suite 121
San Rafael, CA 94903
(415) 473-6401
Email: Lynda Roberts
Elections website