Voter Registration and Elections
Office of the Registrar of Voters

News Release

​​​​January 8, 2024​

Contact: Voter Registration and Elections

Filing Period for Write-In Candidates Begins

​The period to file as a write-in candidate for the March 5, 2024, Presidential Primary Election begins today, Monday, January 8, 2024. Eligible persons seeking to run as a write-in candidate must file a Statement of Write-in Candidacy and other documentation by 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, February 20, 2024.

Candidates wishing to file as write-in candidates may visit the Voter Registration and Elections (VRE) Office located at 7000 65th Street, Suite A, Sacramento. The office is open from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday excluding holidays. For more information call Campaign Services at (916) 875-6276 or visit our website at


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