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2021 California Gubernatorial Recall Election

Dates, Deadlines and More
Every election is governed by critical deadlines that must be met.  From candidate filing, the start of vote-by-mail voting or the last day to register to vote – we’ve assembled all of these important dates in one location that you can view, or print. 

View the 2021 California Gubernatorial Election calendar ►

Candidate's Handbook
If you are running for office, it is important to read the candidate's handbook.

Read the Candidate's Handbook ►

Candidate Filing Portal
If you would like to run for office, you can begin the process at our candidate filing portal.

Begin the candidate filing process ►

Candidate Filing Log
View a list of candidates that have filed for the upcoming election, and their filing status.

View the candidate filing log ►

View the printable version of the candidate filing log ►

Statement From Officer Whose Recall Is Being Sought
View the statement from the officer whose recall is being sought, in accordance with EC Section 11327.

View the Statement 

Ten-Year Party History for Voter-Nominated Candidates
Candidates that are running for voter-nominated office have their ten year party registration history published here.

View the ten-year party history ►

Campaign Disclosure Filing Schedule
Every election has deadlines for filing campaign finance reports. View the schedule to learn more.

View Campaign Disclosure Filing Schedule ►

Important Legal Documents for the Upcoming Election
Find legal documents such as the legal notices, random draws and ballot rotations.

View legal documents for the upcoming election ►

Random Draw
View the Secretary of State random draw used for the order of the candidate names for this election.

View the Random Draws ►

What's on the Ballot
View all the contests that will be on the ballot, or are eligible to be on the ballot for the upcoming election.

View what's on the ballot ►