Election 2014: June primary dates quickly approaching

Margaret Moran

TAHOE/TRUCKEE — Several federal, state and regional offices are on the ballot for the June 3, 2014, statewide direct primary election. Below is information to help Tahoe/Truckee voters and potential candidates navigate Election Day.


Placer County: supervisor, District 1; supervisor, District 2 (Placer County Supervisor Jennifer Montgomery represents District 5, which includes Lake Tahoe. Her seat is up for election in 2016); assessor; auditor-controller; clerk-recorder-registrar; district attorney; sheriff-coroner-marshal; treasurer-tax collector; superintendent of schools; and Sacramento County Board of Education, trustee Area 2. All these offices have a four-year term that begins Jan. 5, 2015, except for Sacramento County Board of Education, trustee Area 2, which starts on June 30, 2014.

Nevada County: supervisor, District 3; supervisor, District 4 (Nevada County Supervisor Richard Anderson represents District 5, which includes Truckee. His seat is up for election in 2016); assessor, audit-controller, clerk-recorder-registrar, district attorney, sheriff-coroner-public administrator, treasurer-tax collector. These offices have a four-year term that begins Jan. 5, 2015.

State: governor (Edmund “Jerry” G. Brown, Jr., D, incumbent), lieutenant governor, attorney general, secretary of state, controller, treasurer, insurance commissioner, state superintendent of public instruction; state board of equalization 1st District; state board of equalization 2nd District.. All these offices have a four-year term that begins Jan. 5, 2015.

State legislature: senate, 4th District; assembly, 1st District (includes all of Nevada County; Brian Dahle, R, incumbent); assembly, 5th District, assembly, 6th District. All these offices have a two-year term that begins Dec. 1, 2014.

Judicial: One Superior Court judge seat in Placer County. Two Superior Court judge seats in Nevada County.

Federal: U.S. Congress, 1st District (Doug LaMalfa, R, incumbent); U.S. Congress, 4th District (Tom McClintock, R, incumbent). These offices have a two-year term that starts at noon Jan. 3, 2015.


Feb. 10, 2014: Candidate filing begins.

Feb. 20, 2014: Signature in-lieu of filing fee period closes for all candidates.

March 7, 2014: Regular candidate filing closes.

March 8 – March 12, 2014: Declaration of candidacy extension period if incumbent does not file.

May 5 – May 27, 2014: Vote-by-mail ballot period.

May 19, 2014: Last day to register to vote for election.

May 20 – June 3, 2014: New citizen (sworn in after close) voter registration.

June 3, 2014: Election Day (7 a.m. to 8 p.m.)



Mail/Phone: Complete, sign and mail a voter registration form. Voter registration forms are available at post offices, Department of Motor Vehicles, city clerk offices, public libraries, chambers of commerce, high schools, the Placer County Elections Office at 2956 Richardson Drive, Auburn, and, according to Placer County. The Placer County Elections Office can also mail the form by calling 530-886-5650.


For more information about the upcoming primary election, visit: (click on “current election info” on the right-hand side) (select “elections” under the departments tab)

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