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DIVISION 8. NOMINATIONS [8000 - 8903]

  ( Division 8 enacted by Stats. 1994, Ch. 920, Sec. 2. )

PART 1. PRIMARY ELECTION NOMINATIONS [8000 - 8228]

  ( Part 1 enacted by Stats. 1994, Ch. 920, Sec. 2. )

CHAPTER 1. Direct Primary [8000 - 8150]

  ( Chapter 1 enacted by Stats. 1994, Ch. 920, Sec. 2. )

ARTICLE 7. Certified List of Candidates [8120 - 8125]
  ( Article 7 enacted by Stats. 1994, Ch. 920, Sec. 2. )

8120.
  

At least 68 days before the direct primary, the Secretary of State shall transmit to each county elections official a certified list of candidates who are eligible to be voted for in his or her county at the direct primary.

(Enacted by Stats. 1994, Ch. 920, Sec. 2.)

8121.
  

(a) Not less than five days before he or she transmits the certified list of candidates to the county elections officials, as provided in Section 8120, the Secretary of State shall notify each candidate for partisan office and voter-nominated office of the names, addresses, offices, occupations, and party preferences of all other persons who have filed for the same office.

(b) (1) Beginning not less than five days before he or she transmits the certified list of candidates to the county elections officials, as required by Section 8120, the Secretary of State shall post, in a conspicuous place on his or her Internet Web site, the party preference history of each candidate for voter-nominated office for the preceding 10 years, or for as long as he or she has been eligible to vote in the state if less than 10 years. The candidates’ party preference history shall be continuously posted until such time as the official canvass is completed for the general or special election at which a candidate is elected to the voter-nominated office sought, except that, in the case of a candidate who participated in the primary election and who was not nominated to participate in the general election, the candidate’s party preference history need not continue to be posted following the completion of the official canvass for the primary election in question.

(2) For purposes of this subdivision, “party preference history” also refers to the candidate’s history of party registration during the 10 years preceding the effective date of this section.

(3) The Secretary of State shall also conspicuously post on the same Internet Web site as that containing the candidates’ party preference history the notice specified by subdivision (b) of Section 9083.5.

(Amended by Stats. 2012, Ch. 3, Sec. 19. (AB 1413) Effective February 10, 2012.)

8122.
  

The Secretary of State shall certify and transmit the list of candidates for nomination to each office according to Assembly districts, in the order of arrangement prescribed in Chapter 2 (commencing with Section 13100) of Division 13. In the case of each county containing more than one Assembly district, the Secretary of State shall transmit separate lists for each Assembly district.

(Enacted by Stats. 1994, Ch. 920, Sec. 2.)

8123.
  

The Secretary of State, at the time he or she transmits the list of candidates to the county elections official, shall inform the county elections official of the address of each candidate.

(Enacted by Stats. 1994, Ch. 920, Sec. 2.)

8124.
  

The certified list of candidates sent to each county elections official by the Secretary of State shall show all of the following:

(a) The name of each candidate.

(b) The office for which each person is a candidate.

(c) With respect to candidates for partisan offices, the party each person represents.

(d) With respect to candidates for voter-nominated offices, the designation made by the candidate pursuant to Section 8002.5.

(e) If applicable, the ballot designation specified in accordance with Section 13107.

(Amended by Stats. 2012, Ch. 3, Sec. 20. (AB 1413) Effective February 10, 2012.)

8125.
  

The certified list of candidates sent to each county elections official by the Secretary of State shall be in a form prescribed by the Secretary of State.

(Repealed and added by Stats. 2009, Ch. 1, Sec. 26. (SB 6) Effective January 1, 2010. Operative January 1, 2011, pursuant to Sec. 67 of Ch. 1.)

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