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  • ELECTION INFORMATION

  • CITY OF PASADENA
    AND PASADENA UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT
    PRIMARY NOMINATING ELECTION CALENDAR
    MARCH 5, 2013

     

    ELECTION TIMELINE
     2012 EVENT DAYS TO ELECTION
     Oct. 22 Council to adopt Resolutions Calling Election, Consolidating PUSD Election, Requesting Services of Registrar of Voters, Regulating Candidate’s Statements, etc. (E - 134)
    Oct. 29 - Nov. 12 Publish Notice of Election      (E - 127 to 113)
    Nov. 13 Suggested Day to Call Election for Ballot Measures (Legal deadline is 12/7/12 - 88 days before election)     (E - 112)
    Nov. 13 - Dec. 7 Filing Period for Nomination Papers for City Council and Pasadena Board of Education candidates (E - 112 to 88)
    Nov. 13             Candidate Workshop, 8:00 a.m.., City Hall, 100 N. Garfield Avenue, Room S228, Rose Conference Room, Pasadena.  (Candidates may pull nomination papers at the workshop and the City Clerk will review filing requirements and various regulations) (E - 112)
    Nov. 14 Candidate Workshop, 5:30 p.m., City Hall, 100 N. Garfield Avenue, Room S228, Rose Conference Room, Pasadena.  (same as Nov. 15th workshop, but offered in the evening) (E - 111)
    Dec. 3 Suggested Last Day for Council to Adopt Resolutions for Measures (E - 92)
    Dec. 4 Post Notice of Deadline for filing Arguments (if Measures are placed on Ballot) (E - 91)
    Dec. 7 Last Day for Candidates to File Nomination Papers (E - 88)
    Dec. 7 Last Day Candidates may withdraw nomination papers (E - 88)
    Dec. 7 Legal Deadline to Call Election for Ballot Measures (E - 88)
    Dec. 12 Last Day for Extended Nomination Period (If an incumbent officer does not file nomination papers by the 88th day (Dec. 7th), the period to nominate any qualified person other than the incumbent is extended to this date for that incumbent’s office. If there is no incumbent eligible to be elected, the nomination period is not extended.) (E - 83)
    Dec. 12 Last Day to Withdraw Measure(s) from the Ballot (E - 83)
    Dec. 13 Secretary of State to conduct Randomized Alphabet Drawing to Determine Order of Names on Ballot (E - 82)
    Dec. 17 Last Day to File Arguments (if Measures are on the ballot) (E - 78)
    2013     
    Jan. 7 - Feb. 19 Filing Period for Write-In Candidates (E - 57 to 14)
    Jan. 17 Fair Political Practices Campaign Statement Workshop for Officeholders, Candidates and Committee Treasurers, 7:00 p.m. City Hall, 100 N. Garfield Avenue, Council Chambers, 2nd Floor, Room S249, Pasadena (E - 47)
    Jan. 24 Last Day to File First Pre-Election Campaign Statement (for filing period 1/1/13 - 1/19/13) (E - 40)
    Jan. 31 Last Day to File Semi-Annual Campaign Statement (for filing period 7/1/12 – 12/31/12) (E - 33)
    Feb. 4 First Day to Mail Out Permanent Vote by Mail Ballots (E - 29)
    Feb. 4 - Feb. 26 Voters May Request Vote by Mail Ballots (E - 29 to 7)
    Feb. 12 Last Day to Mail Sample Ballots and Polling Place Notices (E - 21)
    Feb. 17 - Mar. 4 Late Contributions/Late Independent Expenditures of $1,000 or More (file within 24 hours of making or receiving) (E - 16 to 1)
    Feb. 19 Last Day to Register to Vote (E - 14)
    Feb. 19 Last Day to Post List of Precincts with Multi-Lingual Precinct Board Members (E - 14)
    Feb. 19 Last Day to File for Write-in Candidate (E - 14)
    Feb. 19 Early voting at City Hall (E - 14)
    Feb. 21 Last Day to File Second Pre-Election Campaign Statement (for filing period 1/20/13 – 2/16/13) (E - 12)
    Feb. 21 Last Day to Post Notice - Vote by Mail Canvass Board (E - 12)
    Feb. 22 First Day to Process Returned/Voted Vote by Mail Ballots (E - 11)
    Feb. 23 Publish Notice of Central Counting Place (E - 10)
    Feb. 26 Last Day to Publish Notice of Nominees (E - 7)
    Feb. 26 Last Day to Post and Publish Notice of Polling Places and Post Notice of Precinct Board Members (E - 7)
    Feb. 26 Last Day applications for Vote by Mail Ballots may be received by the City Clerk (E - 7)
    Feb. 27 - Mar. 5 Emergency/Late Vote by Mail Voting Period (E - 6 to E)
    Mar. 1 Post Notice of Manual Tally (E - 4)
    Mar. 4 Vote by Mail Canvass Board to Begin Processing Returned/Voted Vote by Mail Ballots (E - 1)
    Mar. 5

    Election Day 

    Polls open 7:00 a.m., close 8:00 p.m. 
    (After the close of the polls, ballots will be tabulated in a public setting at the Pasadena Center, 300 E. Green Street, 2nd Floor, Pasadena)

    (E)
    Mar. 5 Last Day to Receive Vote by Mail Voter Ballots - CLOSE OF POLLS (E)
    Mar. 5 After Close of Polls, City Clerk to Canvass Returns (E + 13)
    Mar. 8 Candidate Statements due for General Election (E + 3)
    Mar. 11 Conduct Manual Tally (E + 6)
    Mar. 18 City Council to Declare Canvass Results (E + 13)
    Mar. 19 School Board to Declare Canvass Results (E + 14)
    Apr. 2 Last Day to post updated list of precinct board members who actually served on Election Day (E + 28)
    Apr. 16 General Municipal Election (if applicable)  
    May 6 Council Reorganization Meeting - Term of Office Begins  
    May 14 Board of Education Reorganization Meeting - Term of Office Begins  
    Jun. 6 Last Day to File Statement of Economic Interests (30 days after assuming office)  
    Jul. 31 Last Day to File Semi-Annual Campaign Expenditure Statement