March 3, 2020 Presidential Primary Election

Election Information
The Presidential Primary Election is scheduled for March 3, 2020. The March 3, 2020 Presidential Primary Election will include federal, state, and local offices.

Federal offices on the ballot: President, United States Senator, United States Representatives for the 3rd and 5th Congressional Districts

United States Representative - District 3 Candidate Statements

United States Representative - District 5 Candidate Statement

State offices on the ballot:  State Assembly member for the 4th Assembly District

California Secretary of State Election Information

Member of the State Assembly - 4th District Candidate Statement

Local offices on the ballot: County Board of Supervisors for District 1, District 4, and District 5, and Judge of the Superior Court for Department 2

County Supervisor - 1st District Candidate Statement

County Supervisor - 4th District Candidate Statements

County Supervisor - 5th District Candidate Statements

Local Measures on the ballot:
Yuba Community College District: General Obligation Bond Election - Measure "C"
Resolution No. 19-37: Resolution of the Board of Trustees of the Yuba Community College District Ordering an Election to Authorize the Issuance of General Obligation Bonds, Establishing Specifications of the Election Order, and Requesting Consolidation with Other Elections Occurring on March 3, 2020 (Includes Appendix A: Ballot Measure Full Text)

March 3, 2020 Presidential Primary Election Calendar

Public Notices & Media Releases

Public Manual Tally Date Change (Mar 3, 2020)
Feb 18 Deadline to Register to Vote for March Election (Feb 7, 2020)
Volunteers needed for Observer Panel (Feb 7, 2020)
Processing Vote-By-Mail Ballots (Feb 7, 2020)
Logic &Accuracy Test (Feb 7, 2020)
Vote-By-Mail Mailing (Feb 5, 2020)
Notice of Election (Dec 4, 2019)

Voter Information
Information about Voting for President
How to Vote for U.S. President - From the California Secretary of State
Lake County Remote Accessible Ballot
Signature Verification Statement & Instructions
Unsigned Ballot Statement & Instructions

Register to Vote

To be eligible to vote, you must be:

•    A United States citizen;
•    A resident of California;
•    At least 18 years old at the time of the next election;
•    Not in prison or on parole for the conviction of a felony;
•    Not been determined by a court to be mentally incompetent.

You must re-register any time you change your name, residence address, or political party. Please notify the Lake County Office of the Registrar of Voters of any change to your mailing address (if different from your residence address).

Register to Vote online at registertovote.ca.gov or at the Lake County Office of the Registrar of Voters located inside the Lake County Courthouse, Room 209 at 255 N. Forbes Street, Lakeport, CA 95453. Voter registration is also available at Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) offices, City Clerks’ offices, public libraries, and post offices. You may have a registration form mailed to you by calling our office at (707)263-2372 or the California Secretary of State at (800) 345-VOTE.

The Voter Registration Deadline is always 15 days before an election.  After that date in order to vote you must vote with Conditional Voter Registration at the Office of the Registrar of Voters. Conditional Voter Registration is available at the Office of the Registrar of Voters up until 8:00 PM on Election Day.

Candidate Information

Are you interested in running for elected public office?

Each election a candidate handbook is developed by the Lake County Office of the Registrar of Voters to cover the steps to become a candidate. These guides are for reference only and they do not hold the force or effect of law. View the County of Lake Office of the Registrar of Voters Election Candidate Election Calendar / Handbook Statewide Presidential Primary Election Tuesday, March 3, 2020.

View the Estimated Cost for Printing Candidate's Statement per Elective Office.

Information on Federal or State office qualifications and requirements are available through the  California Secretary of State (SOS) website.

Campaign Finance

Whether supporting a local bond measure or running for a statewide office, laws and regulations require that candidates and committees report campaign contributions and spending to ensure transparency and accountability for elections.

For State and Local candidates, visit the Fair Political Practices Commission.

For Federal candidates, visit the Federal Election Commission.