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 Online or By Mail
October 23 - November 6, 2018 Register to vote up to and including on Election Day in person at the Orange County Registrar of Voters office, Orange County Election satellite office, or Vote Center
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)