November 8, 2022 General Election Resources

Unofficial Candidates List Unofficial List of candidates who have pulled and/or filed documents at the County of Santa Clara ROV. An updated list will be available daily after 8:00 p.m. during the Nomination Period which begins Monday, July 18, 2022 and ends on Friday, August 12, 2022.  A daily report will also be available should there be a contest extension period which would begin Saturday, August 13, 2022 and end on Wednesday, August 17, 2022. The Unofficial Candidate List should not be used to determine which contests are extended or not extended. Please call our office at (408) 299-8639 for which contests have an extended filing period.
Unofficial Write-In Candidates List Unofficial List of write-in candidates who have pulled and/or filed write-in documents at the County of Santa Clara ROV.  An updated list will be available daily after 8:00 p.m. during the Write-In Candidacy Period which begins Monday, September 12, 2022 and ends Tuesday, October 25, 2022. 
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.
Governor's Proclamation The Governor’s Proclamation for the regularly scheduled, November 8, 2022, General Election to fill federal and state offices and any other offices and ballot measures as provided by law.
Notice of Election General Election Notice to the Public.




  • 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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