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2022 Statewide Direct Primary Election

Orange County Write In Candidates

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How and Where to Vote
Learn about your voting options, including how to return your ballot by mail and how to vote in-person.

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Voter Information Guide
Your voter information guide contains more detailed information regarding the election. 

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California Secretary of State's Voter Information Guide
View information regarding Statewide Propositions and Statewide Candidates.

California Secretary of State's Voter Information Guide ►

Dates, Deadlines and More
Every election is governed by critical deadlines that must be met.  From candidate filing, the start of vote-by-mail voting or the last day to register to vote – we’ve assembled all of these important dates in one location that you can view, or print. 

Extension of Candidate Filing Period for the 2022 Statewide Direct Primary Election
View offices where no incumbent has filed and will have an extended filing period. 

Extension of Declaration of Intention for Superior Court Judicial Offices
View the offices for Superior Court Judge which will be going into extension for the Declaration of Intention. 

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What's on the Ballot
View all the contests that will be on the ballot, or are eligible to be on the ballot for the upcoming election.

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Candidate Filing Log
View a list of candidates that have filed for the upcoming election, and their filing status.

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View the printable version of the candidate filing log ►

Candidate's Handbook
If you are running for office, it is important to read the candidate's handbook.

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Candidate’s Statement Costs

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Campaign Disclosure Filing Schedule

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Ten-Year Party History for Voter-Nominated Candidates
Candidates that are running for voter-nominated office have their ten year party registration history published here.

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Obtain Information About Measures Appearing on the Election Ballot
View important information regarding measures on the ballot. Additionally, by clicking on this link, you will view all documents which will be printed in the Voter Information Guide.

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Important Legal Documents for the Upcoming Election
Find legal documents such as the legal notices, random draws and ballot rotations.

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Top-Two Primary Information
Learn about Partisan, Voter-Nominated and Nonpartisan contests in a Primary Election

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Important Notice Regarding Electioneering
View notices regarding prohibition of electioneering and corruption of the voting process.

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Election Observation
Learn about election observation schedules, guidelines, and live streams.

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All-Inclusive Voter Information Guide
This guide has all candidate statements and measure documents compiled for all contests in the County. To view the contest information that applies to you, please go to

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Emergency Ballot
Click here to download the emergency ballot PDF request form ►