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Candidate filing opens today for Nov. 3 general election

Candidate filing opens today for Nov. 3 general election

Author: SuperUser Account/Monday, July 13, 2015/Categories: Uncategorized, Living, Government

Anyone interested in running for offices on the Nov. 3 general election ballot may take out candidate filing papers beginning today (July 13).  Papers must be filed by 5 p.m. on Aug. 7.  If an incumbent fails to file, the deadline for that office will be extended to 5 p.m. on Aug. 12 for everyone except the incumbent.

The following special districts and school districts have open seats:

Special Districts
De Luz Community Services District
Edgemont Community Service District
So. Coachella Valley Community Service District
Tenaja Community Service District
Beaumont Library District
Palo Verde Valley Library District
Desert Recreation District – Divisions 2, 3 & 5
Home Gardens Sanitary District
Valley Sanitary District
Desert Water Agency
Cabazon Water District
Chiriaco Summit Water District
Home Gardens County Water District
Mission Springs Water District
Pinyon Pines County Water District 

School Districts
Banning Unified School District – Trustee Areas 2, 3 & 4
Menifee Union School District – Trustee Areas 1 & 2
Palo Verde Unified School District
Perris Elementary School District – Trustee Areas 2 & 4
Riverside Unified School District – Trustee Areas 2, 3 & 4
San Jacinto Unified School District – Trustee Area 1

The Registrar of Voters staff is available to help prospective candidates complete the necessary paperwork and to answer questions. Candidates unsure about the local district offices for which they are eligible, based on residency, should contact the Registrar of Voters office for help. Candidates will receive informational handbooks at the time they obtain their papers.

For more information about this election, contact the Registrar of Voters office at (951) 486-7200 or (800) 773-8683.


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