2018 election filing dates


Candidates interested in running for an office on the June 5, 2018 Statewide Direct Primary Election may obtain petition in-lieu filing fee forms from the Colusa County Elections Office to collect signatures to cover all or part of the filing fee required to run for any of the following Offices.

COUNTY OFFICES: Supervisor District 1, Supervisor District 5, Assessor, Auditor – Controller, Clerk-Recorder, District Attorney, Sheriff-Coroner, Treasurer-Tax Collector, Superintendent of Schools, and Superior Court Judge.

STATE AND FEDERAL OFFICES: United States Senator, U.S. Representative in Congress, District 3, Member California State Assembly, District 3, Member California State Assembly, District 4, Governor, and Lt. Governor, Secretary of State, Controller
Treasurer, Attorney General, Insurance Commissioner, Member State Board of Equalization, Dist. 2, State Senate, Senate District 4, and State Superintendent of Public Instruction.

Petitions to collect signatures to pay candidate filing fees will be available starting December 14, 2017 thru February 7, 2018. Potential candidates may collect signatures from registered voters of the district that have a per signature dollar value to cover all or part of the filing fee. Signature In-Lieu Petitions may be obtained from the Colusa County Clerk-Recorder Registrar of Voters (Elections Office) located at 546 Jay Street, Suite 200. Office hours are Monday through Friday 8:30 AM – 4:00 PM with extended hours on deadline dates.

Candidates for Superior Court Judge, must file a declaration of intention between January 29, 2018 and February 7, 2018. Judicial candidates nonrefundable filing fees are due at the time of filing their declaration of intention, and, as such, no additional signature in-lieu of filing fee petitions may be accepted after the filing of their declaration of intention.
For more information on signatures

in-lieu of filing fee petitions, filing fees, deadlines and office requirements, call the County Clerk-Recorder/Elections Office at 458-0500 or visit www.countyofcolusa.org/elections n