September 14, 2021 California Gubernatorial Recall Election

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.
Coming Soon! 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 California Gubernatorial Recall Election.
Candidate Guide For further nomination filing dates and other deadline information, refer to the attachment above titled "Abbreviated Election Calendar."
Notice of Final Printing Deadline​ Thursday, July 22, 2021 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.
Lieutenant Governor Proclamation

State of California Lieutenant Governor Eleini Kounalakis Proclamation calling the September 14, 2021 California Gubernatorial Recall Election.

Notice of Election California Gubernatorial Recall Election Notice to the Public.





  • The Secretary of State (SOS) will conduct a randomized alphabet drawing on Monday, July 19, 2021 at 11:00 a.m.
    • Results from the randomized alphabetized drawing

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