Type of Election Cost Per Voter*
Standalone Special City Or District $12 - $15
Standalone All Vote by Mail $7 - $9
Countywide Consolidated $4 - $6

*Excludes Sample Ballot Cost; Spanish, Chinese, Tagalog and Vietnamese Translation.

Disclaimer: The above are estimates only and are subject to change.

Established Election Dates

2020

Acceptable Possible Election Dates

EC 1000(c) – The first Tuesday after the first Monday in March of each year.

March 3, 2020 – Election

December 6, 2019 – Deadline to file Resolution

December 11, 2019 – Deadline to file Arguments In Favor/Against

December 16, 2019 – Deadline to file Rebuttals to Arguments In Favor/Against

 

EC 1000(a) – The second Tuesday of April in each even-numbered year.

April 14, 2020 – Election

January 10, 2020 – Deadline to file Resolution

January 15, 2020 – Deadline to file Arguments In Favor/Against

January 20, 2020 – Deadline to file Rebuttals to Arguments In Favor/Against

 

EC 1000(d) – The first Tuesday after the first Monday in November of each year.

November 3, 2020 – Election

August 7, 2020 – Deadline to file Resolution

August 12, 2020 – Deadline to file Arguments In Favor/Against

August 17, 2020 – Deadline to file Rebuttals to Arguments In Favor/Against

 

 

Acceptable Possible Mail Election Dates

EC 1500(a) – The first Tuesday after the first Monday in May of each year.

May 5, 2020 – Mail Ballot Election

February 7, 2020 – Deadline to file Resolution

February 12, 2020 – Deadline to file Arguments In Favor/Against

February 17, 2020 – Deadline to file Rebuttals to Arguments In Favor/Against

 

EC 1500(c) – The last Tuesday in August of each year.

August 25, 2020 – Mail Ballot Election

May 29, 2020 – Deadline to file Resolution

June 3, 2020 – Deadline to file Arguments In Favor/Against

June 8, 2020 – Deadline to file Rebuttals to Arguments In Favor/Against

 

 

EC  1002 – Except as provided in Section 1003, notwithstanding any other provisions of law, all state, county, municipal, district, and school district elections shall be held on an established election date.