County of Marin - News Releases - Candidate Filing Period

For Immediate Release
July 10, 2015

Candidate Filing Opens for November Election

Nominations accepted through August 7

San Rafael, CA – Your opportunity for public participation is here!  Monday, July 13, is the first day for candidates to file nomination papers for local offices in the November 3 Uniform District Election.

The ballot box inside the Elections Office.The nomination period ends at 5 p.m. Friday, August 7, with an extension to Wednesday, August 12, if an incumbent officeholder does not file.

There are open seats on the Marin County Board of Education, school district boards, city and town councils, and special districts, including community service districts, fire protection districts, public utility districts, sanitary districts, and water districts. The complete list of open seats and qualifications is on the Elections Department website.

Candidates (except for city and town offices) may pick up and file their nomination papers at the Marin County Elections Department, Suite 121, Marin County Civic Center, 3501 Civic Center Drive, San Rafael. The hours are weekdays from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and until 5 p.m. on Friday, August 7.

Candidates for city and town offices must pick up and file nomination papers at the office of their city or town clerk.

Polls will be open from 7 a.m. until 8 p.m. on Tuesday, November 3. The deadline to register to vote in this election is Monday, October 19.

For more information about offices, terms and qualifications, call Dan Miller, Candidate Services, at (415) 473-6437, or go to Follow the Elections Office on Facebook.


Lynda Roberts
Registrar of Voters
Elections Department

Marin Civic Center Administration Building
3501 Civic Center Drive
Suite 121
San Rafael, CA 94903
(415) 473-6401
Email: Lynda Roberts
Elections website