Placer County Office of Elections

Local seats up for grabs in November election

Candidate filing for the Nov. 6 general election opens Monday, July 16, and closes Friday, Aug. 10. If the incumbent fails to file by Aug. 10, the filing period for that office wi ...

Sample ballots to be sent soon

Placer County registered voters can expect to see the sample ballot pamphlet for the June 2012 presidential primary in their mailboxes soon. The sample ballots are scheduled to be ...

Another View: Why you should run for local office

Celebrated as the best example of democracy and cursed as the worst form of fragmented government, special districts, school districts and city councils are California’s most abu ...