Election Information

East Valley Water District consolidates with the San Bernardino County Registrar of Voters Office for all elections. The San Bernardino County Registrar of Voters serves as the election officer and is responsible for all candidates' filings and the issuance and acceptance of nomination papers. East Valley Water District is responsible for publishing all legal notices as well as campaign and conflict-of-interest filings required by the Fair Political Practices Commission.

The 2018 elections will be conducted at polling locations along with the General Election for the purpose of electing the five-member Board of Directors. Board members are elected to staggered four-year terms.

Board members are elected at-large, meaning, they do not represent any one district or area within the district. Board members do not have term limits. The next general election for East Valley Water District will be held November 6, 2018, with three seats up for election.

To verify service area residency, please visit the "My Elections Gateway" page on the Election Office of the Registrar of Voters website.


November 6, 2018 San Bernardino County Election Information:

Candidate Filing Timeline


     Candidate Filing period begins on July 16, 2018 



     Candidates must file at the Elections office and can pick up documents at:
       

San Bernardino County Elections Office

        777 E. Rialto Avenue, San Bernardino, CA 92415
        Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.


    

      Candidate Filing period ends August 10, 2018 at 5 p.m.

Election Information

 

Voters can vote by mail ballot.

Voter Information Guides will be delivered to U.S. Post Office on October 3, 2018.

o  Mail Ballots will be delivered to U.S. Post Office on October 10, 2018.

Deadline to register to vote is October 22, 2018.

o  Deadline to apply to vote by mail is October 30, 2018.

o Elections website – www.sbcountyelections.com may be used for Mail Ballot Drop-off location lookup.

Voters can vote at Early Vote locations.

o Early Voting begins October 9, 2018.

o  Voters can go to the Elections Office to cast an early vote or drop off a voted mail ballot at:

o  San Bernardino County Elections Office:

777 E. Rialto Avenue, San Bernardino, CA 92415

Monday through Friday, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Additional locations, dates and times will be posted on the Elections website: - www.sbcountyelections.com

 

Voters can vote at their assigned Polling Place on Election Day.

Public Examination

T

he Elections Office shall make candidate statements available for public examination for ten (10) calendar days immediately following the Candidate Filing deadline.

o   Public examination begins August 11, 2018.

o   Public examination ends August 20, 2018.

Extension of Deadline

If an incumbent does not file by the Candidate Filing deadline, 5 p.m. on August 10, 2018, any person other than the incumbent may file for that office within the extended period of five (5) calendar days.

o   Extension period begins August 11, 2018.

o   Extension period ends August 15, 2018.

In the event of an extension, the Public Examination of Candidate Statements will begin August 16, 2018 and end August 25, 2018.

Random Alphabet Draw

On August 16, 2018, the Secretary of State conducts a drawing of the alphabet to determine the order of the candidates’ names on the ballot.

The resulting order of these letters applies throughout the name, and not just the first letter.

For example, Adams could precede Aaron based on this random draw.

Write-In Candidate Deadline

Any qualifying person wishing to file as a write-in candidate may request Candidate Filing documents at the Elections Office during the Candidate Write-in period.

o   Candidate Write-In period begins September 10, 2018.

o   Candidate Write-In period ends October 23, 2018.

Voter Information Guide

The Voter Information Guide is a booklet published by the San Bernardino County Elections Office that includes election specific information about voting, assigned polling places, measures, and the sample ballot and candidate statements.

The Elections Office mails the Voter Information Guide to all registered voters beginning October 3, 2018.

Dates

Important Information

July 16 –August 10

Candidate Filing Period

In order to run for office, candidates may request and return candidate filing documents during regular business hours at the Elections Office. Click here for the Candidate Filing Guide.

August 11 – August 15

Candidate Filing Extension Period

If an incumbent fails to file candidate filing documents by August 10, there will be a 5-calendar day extension during which any candidate, other than the incumbent, may file.

August 11 -  August 20

Public Examination Period

Candidate statements are available for public examination at the Elections Office.  During this period, any citizen may seek a writ of mandate or an injunction requiring the material in the statements to be amended or deleted.

August 15

Random Alphabet Drawing

The Secretary of State shall conduct a drawing of letters of the alphabet to determine the order in which candidates’ names will appear on the ballot.

September 10-  October 23

Write-in Candidate Filing Period

Candidates may request and return write-in candidate filing documents during regular business hour at the Election Office.

September 27

FPPC 1st Pre-Election Statement Due

Deadline to submit first pre-election campaign disclosure statement covering the period of July 1, 2018 – September 22, 2018.

October 9

Early Voting Begins

Early votes may be cast at the Elections Office during regular business hours.  For a list of locations, visit www.sbcountyelections.com

October 22

Voter Registration Deadline

Deadline to register to be eligible to vote in the November 6, 2018 Consolidated Election.

October 25

FPPC 2nd Pre-Election Statement Due

Deadline to submit second pre-election campaign disclosure statement covering the period of September 23, 2018 – October 20, 2018 is due.

November 6

Election Day

Polling places will be open for poll voters and voters dropping off mail ballots from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Results will be released at:

  • At 8:15 p.m. and every two hours on the hour thereafter, Unofficial Results will be released on the Elections Office website.
  • Resulted posted to www.sbcountyelections.com

December 6

Official Canvass Deadline

Deadline for the Elections Office to certify election results.