Run for Elected Public Office

The Statewide Direct Primary Election held on Tuesday, June 5, 2018.

Important Primary Election Dates.

Offices up for Election June 2018.

The Primary Candidate Guide is now available.

Each election a Candidate Guide is developed by the local Elections office for local district elections to cover the steps to become a candidate. These guides are for reference only and they do not hold the force or effect of law. Previous Candidate Guides are available to view.

For additional information on qualifications and requirements of Federal or State offices, visit the Secretary of State (SOS) website.

Whether supporting a school bond measure or running for State Senate, laws and regulations require that candidates report contributions and payments to ensure transparency and accountability for elections.

For more information on Campaign Finance of State and Local candidates can visit the Fair Political Practices Commission.

For Federal candidate Campaign Finance, visit the Federal Election Commission.