Candidate filing closes Friday, Aug. 8 for the statewide general election
Tuesday, Aug. 5, 2014 — Those interested in running for office in the Nov. 4 statewide general election have until the close of business Friday, Aug. 8 to file all necessary paperwork. Candidates have until 5 p.m. to complete their candidate filing with the Lassen County Clerk’s Elections Division at the Historic Courthouse, 220 S. Lassen St., Susanville. The deadline applies to local jurisdictions that intend to place a measure on the November ballot.
The law provides candidates with a 26-day window in which to file necessary paperwork. To date, numerous candidates have filed to run for local offices in the 15 school districts, and 20 special districts holding a November election in Lassen County. The complete Roster of Candidates is posted online and updated every evening. To view the roster, go to select “Local Candidate List” from lassencounty.org/govt/dept/county_clerk/registrar/Elections.asp.