2018 Election Calendar


Calendar for Candidates


DATE EVENT / REQUIREMENT
July 16 - August 10, 2018 Nomination Filing Period
*If an incumbent who is eligible to run does not file, the deadline will be extended to Wednesday, August 15, 2018 at 5 P.M.
August 11, 2018 Public Review Period of Candidate Statements Begins 
(will be made available online)
August 22, 2018 Candidate & Treasurer Campaign Workshop
Presented by the Fair Political Practices Commission (FPPC)
Wednesday, August 22, 2018 at 10 a.m.
September 10 – October 23, 2018 Filing Period for Write-in Candidates
September 27 - October 16, 2018 Sample Ballots mailed to voters (ROV)
October 8 - October 30, 2018 Vote-by-Mail Ballots mailed to voters (ROV)
October 22, 2018 Last Day to Register to Vote
November 6, 2018 ELECTION DAY
Polls open at 7 A.M. and close at 8 P.M.
Contact the City Clerk’s Office for your polling location, (714) 765-5166 or online at the Orange County Registrar of Voters webpage.

FPPC Filing Deadlines


DATE EVENT / REQUIREMENT
January 31, 2018 Semi-Annual Statement Due (Form: 460)
(Period: July 1 through December 31, 2017)
July 31, 2018 Semi-Annual Statement Due (Form: 460)
(Period: January 1 through June 30, 2018)
September 27, 2018 First Pre-Election Campaign Statement Due (Form: 460)
(Period: July 1 through September 22, 2018)
October 25, 2018 Second Pre-Election Campaign Statement Due (Form: 460)
(Period September 23 through October 20,2018)
Within 24 Hours
August 8 - November 6, 2018
Late Reports Due (Form: 496 or 497)
(contribution/expenditure of $1,000 or more)
January 31, 2019 Semi-Annual Statement Due (Form: 460)
(Period: October 21 through December 31, 2018)