November 8, 2022 General Election Information

List of Candidates who Pulled Signature In-Lieu Forms List of candidates who have pulled Petition In Lieu of Filing Fee forms.
Unofficial Write-In Candidates Unofficial List of candidates who have pulled and/or filed write-in documents at the County of Santa Clara ROV. Write-in Documents will be transmitted to the SOS for official filing. List will be updated daily.
Official List of Qualified Candidates in Randomized Alphabet Order List of candidates issued by the Secretary of State who have filed nomination documents and qualified to have their name placed on the ballot.
Certified List of Qualified Write-in Candidates List of write-in candidates issued by the Secretary of State who have filed nomination documents.
Abbreviated Election Calendar​​​ ​Important nomination dates and deadlines for the upcoming General Election.
Notice of Final Printing Deadline​ September 2, 2022 is the deadline by which all ballot language and County Voter Information Guides (CVIG) materials must be finalized, including resolving any legal challenges in court.
Notice of Election General Election Notice to the Public.



  • November 8, 2022 Candidate Guide
  • Candidate School for the November 8, 2022 General Election (School Districts) [video]
  • Webinar to Jurisdictions RE: November 8, 2022 General Election Information to Jurisdictions [video]
  • Processes and Procedures for Jurisdictions During an Election Cycle [video]


  • Candidate Information Request Form (CIRF) - Schools
  • Candidate Information Request Form (CIRF) - Special Districts
  • Candidate Information Request Form (CIRF) - State & Federal
  • Candidate Information Request Form (CIRF) - Board of Supervisors
  • Request to Receive Nomination Documents
  • Authorization Form to Obtain/File Nomination Documents
  • Candidate Guidelines for Issuing and Submitting Nomination Paperwork
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  • The Secretary of State (SOS) will conduct a randomized alphabet drawing on Thursday, August 18, 2022 at 11:00 a.m.

    • Results from the randomized alphabetized drawing

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