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OFFICE OF THE COUNTY CLERK, RECORDER AND ASSESSOR - ELECTIONS DIVISION

NOVEMBER 3, 2020 PRESIDENTIAL GENERAL ELECTION - LOCAL MEASURES CALENDAR OF EVENTS AND DEADLINES

For County, School and Special District Measures

Clerk of the Board Agenda Deadline:

7/2/2020 E-124

Deadline to file with the Clerk of the Board of Supervisors the original and eight (8) copies of the resolution requesting consolidation with the election. Resolution must contain the full text of the measure and the exact form of the question as it will appear on the ballot.

Board of Supervisors Meeting:

7/14/2020 E-112

Board of Supervisors to approve the request for consolidation with the election in order to meet the printer deadlines. Cities: See note below.

Publication-Notice of Election & Notice to Submit Arguments:

7/19/2020 E-107

County Clerk, Recorder and Assessor to publish a notice calling for the submission of direct arguments for and against the measure. The publication date for a specific measure is established once a resolution placing the measure on the ballot is approved by the Board of Supervisors.

Period for Submitting Direct Arguments:

7/21/2020 – 7/30/2020 E-105 to E-96

Timeframe for submitting direct arguments for and against the measure is established once a resolution placing the measure on the ballot is approved by the Board of Supervisors.

10-Day Public Exam Period:

7/31/2020 – 8/10/2020* E-95 to E-85

Period of public examination of proposed measure and direct arguments (if any) begins the day after the deadline for submitting these items.

Period for Submitting Rebuttal Arguments:

7/31/2020 – 8/10/2020* E-95 to E-85

Written rebuttal arguments by the authors of the direct arguments are to be submitted within the 10-day period following the close of the direct argument period.

Tax Rate Statement (Bond Measures Only):

8/7/2020 E-88

Deadline to file a tax rate statement for a bond measure to the Elections Official (if applicable).

Board of Supervisors direct Auditor to prepare Fiscal Impact Statement:

8/7/2020 E-88

LAST DAY for the Board of Supervisors to direct the Auditor to prepare a Fiscal Impact Statement on a proposed county initiative.

Deadline for Impartial Analysis:

8/10/2020 E-85

LAST DAY for submittal of impartial analysis prepared by County Counsel.

10-Day Public Exam Period:

8/11/2020 – 8/20/2020 E-84 to E-75

Period of public examination for the impartial analysis and rebuttal arguments (if any) begins the day after the deadline for submitting these items.

Deadline for Fiscal Impact Statement:

8/13/2020 E-82

LAST DAY for submittal of the Fiscal Impact Statement prepared by the Auditor to be submitted to the Elections Official.

10-Day Public Exam Period:

8/14/2020 – 8/24/2020* E-81 to E-71

Period of public examination of Fiscal Impact Statement (if any) begins the day after the deadline for submitting the Fiscal Impact Statement.

Election Official's Deadline for Submission of Local Measure Information to Printer:

8/24/2020 E-71

Submission of ballot/sample ballot material to printer by County Elections Official.

The date(s) listed are based on the approval of the resolution by the Board of Supervisors on July 14, 2020. The Elections Division will prepare calendars for each measure as they are consolidated with the election. You may verify the date(s) by calling the County Elections Office at (805) 696-8963 or (805) 696-8953. The deadline for submittal of all items is 5:00 p.m. on the filing deadline.

* If the deadline falls on a Sunday, the deadline moves to Monday.

** The final date for the County Elections Official to have submitted all material to the printer, as quoted on the above calendar, is firm.

IMPORTANT NOTE FOR CITIES:

Please see the "Municipal Measures Consolidation Calendar" for deadlines for the submission of request for measure consolidation on the November Ballot.