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Elections Code - ELEC

DIVISION 8. NOMINATIONS [8000 - 8903]

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

PART 2. INDEPENDENT NOMINATIONS [8300 - 8550]

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

CHAPTER 6. Affidavit of Candidate [8550- 8550.]
  ( Chapter 6 enacted by Stats. 1994, Ch. 920, Sec. 2. )

8550.
  

At least 88 days prior to the election, each candidate shall leave with the officer with whom his or her nomination papers are required to be left, a declaration of candidacy which states all of the following:

(a) The candidate’s residence, with street and number, if any.

(b) That the candidate is a voter in the precinct in which he or she resides.

(c) The name of the office for which he or she is a candidate.

(d) That the candidate will not withdraw as a candidate before the election.

(e) That, if elected, the candidate will qualify for the office.

The name of a candidate shall not be placed on the ballot unless the declaration of candidacy provided for in this section has been properly filed.

(Amended by Stats. 2009, Ch. 1, Sec. 32. (SB 6) Effective January 1, 2010. Operative January 1, 2011, pursuant to Sec. 67 of Ch. 1.)

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