Those who plan to run for office in the June 5 Presidential Primary Election have until 5 p.m. on Friday, March 9, to file their nomination papers with the .
The same deadline applies to local jurisdictions that intend to place a measure on the June ballot.
The candidate filling period for the Presidential Primary Election opened on Feb. 13, and the law provides candidates with a 26-day window in which to file the necessary paperwork.
As of Tuesday, numerous candidates had filed nomination papers to run for the open federal, state, county and central committee offices.
The complete Roster of Candidates is posted online and updated every evening. To view the roster, visit https://www.shapethefuture.org/elections/2012/june/default.asp.
The candidate filing period will automatically be extended for five calendar days (until March 14) for any office where an eligible incumbent does not file to run for reelection.
The close of the candidate filing period also marks the opening of the 10-day public review period when any member of the public has the opportunity to review resolutions, ordinances, tax rate statements, and candidate statements.
Any registered voter of the election jurisdiction, or the elections official, may seek a writ of mandate or injunction requiring any or all of the materials to be amended or deleted. This initial public review period will run from March 16 to March 26.