CALABASAS GENERAL MUNICIPAL ELECTION

Coverage of election returns will be televised and web streamed LIVE on March 5, 2013.
CTV is available to cable subscribers in the City on channel 3 or it can be seen via web streaming.
Check back regularly for updates and playback times.

September 14

Suggested Last Day to File Petitions Regarding Measure
October 15 Suggested Last Day for Council to Adopt Resolutions
October 16 Suggested Last Day to Post Notice of Deadline for Filing Arguments and Impartial Analyses
October 16

Election Official to Publish Notice of Election Measure(s) Only, No Candidates

7 - 14 days after date Council puts measure(s) on the ballot

Suggested Last Day to File Arguments & Impartial Analyses / Recommended to be 7-14 days after Council calls Election

October 29  to November 12 Election Official to Publish Notice of Election - Candidates
November 5

Last Day to Adopt Regulations for Candidates Statements

10 days after Arguments are due

Last Day to File Rebuttal Arguments / 10 Days after Arguments

November 12  to December 7
or  December 10
(November 13 due to Veterans’ Day Holiday)

Filing Period for Nomination Papers and Candidate’s Statements
(if city is closed on Friday)

December 7 Last Day to Call Election For Ballot Measures
December 7  by 5:00 pm Last Day for County to Receive Resolutions Requesting Services or Consolidation
December 7  or December 10 Last Day to File Nomination Papers (Friday, unless closed, then Monday)
December 12 Last Day to File Nomination Papers Extended Filing Period if incumbent fails to file
December 12

Last Day to Withdraw Measure(s) from Ballot

December 13 Secretary of State to Determine Order of Names on Ballot
December 20 Time to Cancel Election Insufficient Candidates
January 3 Last Day to Submit Precinct Consolidations to County
January 3 Suggested Last Day to Designate Polling Places
January 3

Suggested Last Day To Request Postage Check from Finance Department for Mailing of Sample Ballot Pamphlets

January 4  to January 19 Time to Transmit Ballot to Military and Overseas Voters
January 7  to February 19 Filing Period for Write–in Candidate
January 24

Last Day to File Campaign Expenditure Statements - 1st Pre-election Statement

January 24  to February 4

Suggested Time to Alert Your Local Post Office of Upcoming Mailings

January 31 Last Day to File Campaign Expenditure Statements - Semi-Annual Statement
February 4 Last Day to Designate Polling Places & Appoint Precinct Board Members
February 4

First Day for Mailing Permanent Vote-by-Mail Voter Ballots

February 4 First Day for Mailing Vote-by-Mail Voter Ballot Packages
February 4  to February 26 Voters May Request Vote-by-Mail Ballots with Regular Applications
February 12 Last Day to Mail Sample Ballots and Polling Place Notices
February 19 Last Day to Register to Vote
February 19 Last Day to File for Write–in Candidate
February 19 Last Day to Prepare List of Precincts with Multilingual Precinct Board Members
February 21   Last Day to File Campaign Expenditure Statements - 2nd Pre-election Statement
February 21 Post Notice Pre-Election Vote-by-Mail Canvass
February 22

First Day to Process Returned/Voted Vote-by-Mail Voter Ballots

February 23 Publish Notice of Central Counting Place
February 26 Last Day to Request Vote-By-Mail Ballot
February 26 Last Day for Election Official to Publish Notice of Nominees
February 26 Last Day to Publish Notice of Polling Places
February 26 Last Day to Post Notice of Polling Places & Precinct Board Members
February 27  to March 5

Emergency/Late Vote-by-Mail Voting Period

March 1 Suggested Last Day to Post Notice of Manual Tally
March 4

Last Day for Council to Adopt Procedures to Resolve Tie Vote

March 4

Post Notice Post-Election Vote-by-Mail Canvass

March 5 ELECTION DAY - Polls open 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
March 5 Last Day to Receive Vote-by-Mail Voter Ballots
March 5 Election Official to Canvass Vote-by-Mail Voter Ballots
No Later Than  March 29 Election Official to Canvass the Returns
Within 5 days of completing the semi-official canvass above

Election Official to Hand Tally the Undervotes of a Write-in Candidate if requested by a write-in candidate

No Later Than  March 29

Election Official to Conduct the Manual Tally

March 11  to March 29

Reorganize Council and Choose Mayor Pro Tem (and Mayor if applicable)
April 1, 2013 Last Day to Submit Report on Measures to Secretary of State
No Later Than  April 2

Last Day to Post Notice of Precinct Board Members

April 10  to April 28

Last Day to File Statement of Economic Interests

July 31 Last Day to File Campaign Expenditure Statements - Semi-Annual Statement
January 31, 2014 Last Day to File Campaign Expenditure Statements - Semi-Annual Statement

QUESTIONS? CALL THE CITY CLERK'S OFFICE (818) 224-1600

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