For Immediate ReleaseJuly 21, 2016
November 8, 2016, General Election
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN TO ALL QUALIFIED PERSONS that a General Election will be held in Marin County on Tuesday, November 8, 2016, for the following school and special district offices.
QUALIFICATIONS: Candidate must be a registered voter in the district who is not disqualified by the Constitution or laws of the state from holding a public office. (Education Code sec. 35107)
NOTICE IS FURTHER GIVEN that the official Declaration of Candidacy forms for eligible candidates desiring to file for the school and special district elective offices listed above are available at the Marin County Elections Department, Room 121, Marin Civic Center, San Rafael, California, from July 18 at 8 a.m. through August 12, 2016, at 5 p.m. Candidates for Sausalito City Council file with the Sausalito City Clerk. Declaration of Candidacy forms shall be accepted for filing at the Elections Department during regular office hours weekdays from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., but not later than 5 p.m. August 12, 2016. In the event that an incumbent officeholder does not file for his/her district office by August 12, the filing period will be extended for that district until 5 p.m. August 17 for non-incumbent candidates only.
NOTICE IS FURTHER GIVEN that in the event there are no nominees or an insufficient number of nominees for any governing board member 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 office of the Registrar of Voters by August 17, 2016, at 5 p.m., an appointment to the elective office will be made as follows: For school districts, by the Governing Board of the School District as prescribed by Education Code sec. 5328. For other districts, pursuant to California Elections Code sec. 10515.
NOTICE IS FURTHER GIVEN that the polls will be open from 7 a.m. until 8 p.m. on Tuesday, November 8, 2016.
NOTICE IS FURTHER GIVEN that pursuant to California Elections Code sec. 12109, all vote by mail ballots for the General Election will be processed beginning on October 25, 2016, at the Marin Civic Center, Room 121, San Rafael, California. For more information about the candidate nominations process, please call the Elections Department, Candidate Filing Section at (415) 473-6437.
Registrar of Voters
Lynda RobertsRegistrar of VotersElections Department
Marin Civic Center Administration Building3501 Civic Center DriveSuite 121San Rafael, CA 94903(415) 473-6401Email: Lynda RobertsElections website