Voter Registration and Elections
Office of the Registrar of Voters

News Release

​​February 14, 2022

Contact: Voter Registration and Elections
(916) 875-6451

Candidate Filing Begins Today


Candidate filing begins today and continues through 5:00 p.m. March 11, 2022, for the June 7, 2022, Statewide Direct Primary Election.

​If an incumbent fails to file for office by 5:00 p.m. on March 11, 2022, a 5-calendar day extension period begins during which any qualified person other than the incumbent may file. The deadline for the extension period is 5:00 p.m. March 16, 2022.

The Voter Registration and Elections (VRE) Office is located at 7000 65th Street, Suite A, Sacramento and is open from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday excluding holidays. For more information on candidate filing call Campaign Services at (916) 875-6276 or visit our website at

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