For Immediate ReleaseFebruary 12, 2018
Nominations accepted through March 9
San Rafael, CA – The nomination period has opened for federal, state and local offices in the June 5, 2018, Statewide Direct Primary Election. The nomination period started February 12 and ends at 5 p.m. Friday, March 9, with an extension to Wednesday, March 14, if an incumbent officeholder does not file.
Candidates may pick up and file nomination papers at the Marin County Elections Department, Suite 121, Marin County Civic Center, 3501 Civic Center Drive, San Rafael. The hours are weekdays from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and until 5 p.m. Friday, March 9.
Candidates can submit an application form at www.marinvotes.org. Find it under “forms” on the page’s Featured Links.
Polls will be open from 7 a.m. until 8 p.m. on Tuesday, June 5, 2018. The deadline to register to vote in this election is Monday, May 21.
A reminder for candidates: Campaign signs are not allowed in public right-of-way areas. They may only be placed on private property. If signs are placed within a County maintained right-of-way, they will be removed by staff and you may risk losing them. Candidates may contact town or city offices with questions about sign placement within town or city limits.
For more information about offices, terms and qualifications, call Dan Miller, Candidate Services, at 415-473-6437, or go to www.marinvotes.org. Follow the Elections Department on Facebook.
Lynda RobertsRegistrar of VotersElections Department
Marin Civic Center Administration Building3501 Civic Center DriveSuite 121San Rafael, CA 94903(415) 473-6401Email: Lynda RobertsElections website