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Key Candidate Dates for the November General Election

MADERA COUNTY–Rebecca Martinez, County Clerk-Recorder and Registrar of Voters announced today that a General Election will be held on Tuesday, November 5, 2024.

Image of Rebecca Martinez.The following offices are scheduled to appear on that ballot:

FEDERAL AND STATE OFFICES

United States Senator (Full Term)
United States Senator (Partial/Unexpired Term)
US Representative in Congress, Districts 5 & 13
Member of the Assembly, Districts 8 & 27

CITY OFFICES

City of Chowchilla – Mayor & Member City Council Districts 3 & 4
City of Madera – Mayor & Member of City Council Districts 2, 4, & 6

SCHOOL DISTRICT OFFICES – GOVERNING BOARD MEMBER

Alview-Dairyland Union School District – Areas 3 & 5
Bass Lake Joint Union School District – Areas 3 & 5
County Board of Education – Areas 1, 4, 5, 7
Chawanakee Unified School District – Areas 4 & 5
Chowchilla Elementary School District – Areas 1 & 5
Chowchilla Union High School District – Areas 1 & 3
Firebaugh-Las Deltas Unified School District- Areas 3 & 5
Golden Valley Unified School District – Areas 3 & 5
Madera Unified School District – Areas 1, 3 & 6
Raymond-Knowles Union Elementary School District –2 Seats – At Large
Raymond-Knowles Union Elementary School District- 1 Seat(Short term)
State Center Community College District – Area 7
Merced Community College District- Area 6
Yosemite Unified School District – Areas 2, 3 & 4

SPECIAL DISTRICT OFFICES – DIRECTOR

Chowchilla Memorial Healthcare District – 3 Seats – At Large
Madera Irrigation District – Divisions 4 & 5

The following are the filing periods associated with becoming a candidate at that election:

July 15, 2024 to August 9, 2024
Nomination & Declaration of Candidacy Period

August 10, 2024 to August 14, 2024*
Extended Nomination and Declaration of Candidacy Period
(Extends only if Incumbent fails to file by deadline. Does not apply to office for which there is no Incumbent)

September 9, 2024 to October 22, 2024*
Write-in Candidacy Period

* – indicates date falls on a Saturday, Sunday, or Holiday. Filing date moves to next business day.

Beginning July 12, you can visit www.votemadera.com and click on the “Interested in Running for Office” link on the home page or call the Elections Division. Interested candidates must obtain and file the required
documentation to run for office from the County Clerk-Recorder, located at 200 W 4th Street, Madera California.

 

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