Anyone interested in running for office in the June 7 primary election may take out candidate filing papers beginning Tuesday, Feb. 16, Riverside County Registrar of Voters Rebecca Spenser announced last week.
Papers must be filed by 5 p.m. Friday, March 11. If an incumbent fails to file, the deadline for that office is extended to 5 p.m. Wednesday, March 16, for everyone except the incumbent.
The Registrar of Voters’ staff is available to help prospective candidates complete the necessary paperwork and to answer questions. Candidates will receive informational handbooks at the time they obtain their papers.
Candidates unsure about the local district offices for which they are eligible, based on residency, should contact the Registrar of Voters Office for help.
Among the local offices that will be on the June ballot are the Riverside County 3rd District supervisor, U.S. Congressional District 36 and California Assembly District 71.
For more information about this election, contact the Registrar of Voters office at 951-486-7200 or 1-800-773-8683.