FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
June 25, 2009 CONTACT: Marcia Ventura (562) 462-2726
Eileen Shea (562) 462-2648
NOMINATION PERIOD FOR SEPTEMBER 1, 2009
51ST STATE ASSEMBLY SPECIAL PRIMARY ELECTION BEGINS
Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk (RR/CC) Dean Logan announced today that persons intending to run for office in the 51st State Assembly Special Primary Election, scheduled for September 1, 2009, may file nomination documents now through Monday, July 20, 2009. Nomination documents must be filed with the RR/CC at 12400 E. Imperial Highway, Norwalk, CA 90650, 2nd Floor, Room 2013, between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday and no later than 5:00 pm on July 20, 2009.
The 51st State Assembly Special Primary Election is being held for the purpose of electing party candidates for the Special General Election to fill a vacancy for the unexpired term ending at midnight on November 30, 2010, in the 51st State Assembly District resulting from the resignation of office by Assemblymember Curren Price Jr. (If any candidate receives a majority of all votes cast at the Special Primary Election, he or she shall be declared elected and the Special General Election shall not be held.)
Persons wishing to run for office must be at least 25 years of age or older, a United States citizen for at least 7 years, and an inhabitant of the state at the time of the general election. Candidates do not have to live in the district to qualify as a candidate. Candidates must have been affiliated with a party, as shown by his or her affidavit of registration, at least 3 months prior to filing nomination documents. The candidates must not have been affiliated with any other qualified party for 3 months immediately prior to filing.
Detailed information regarding the candidate filing process can be found on the Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk website www.lavote.net (https://lavote.net/SECURED/CANREG/). The RR/CC now offers an electronic “Candidate Registration and Qualification Form.” Qualified persons intending to run for this office can submit their candidate registration by clicking on the following link: Candidate Registration and Qualification (CRQ).
Further information can be obtained by calling the RR/CC, Election Planning Section at (562) 462-2317 or by going online to the RR/CC website www.lavote.net and clicking on Voter & Election Information.
Persons requiring multilingual assistance in Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Spanish, Tagalog/Filipino or Vietnamese regarding information in this press release, can call (800) 481-8683.
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