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May 14, 2013 State Senate District 32 Special General Election Archive

On January 7, 2013, Governor Jerry Brown signed a proclamation calling a special election for State Senate District 32 for a seat vacated by Gloria Negrete McLeod. The Special Primary Election was held on Tuesday, March 12, 2013. The top two candidates are continuing on to the May 14, 2013 Special General Election. There are more than 285,000 voters in San Bernardino County’s portion of State Senate District 32, which is also inclusive of a portion of Los Angeles County.

Election Publications

Key Dates and Deadlines



March 12, 2013

Special Primary Election State Senate District 32

March 25, 2013

Candidate filing deadline

March 26 to April 4, 2013

10-day public examination period of candidate statements

April 15, 2013

Early voting begins

April 29, 2013

Voter registration deadline

May 7, 2013

Deadline to apply for Mail Ballot

May 14, 2013

Special General Election State Senate District 32

May 15, 2013

Canvass of the Election begins

May 29, 2013

Deadline for the Elections Office to complete canvass and certify results to the Secretary of State

June 21, 2013

Deadline for the Secretary of State to certify the Election

Offices and Candidates Information

Offices Up For Election:

Candidate Filing:

There is no Candidate Filing for this election.  Visit our Elected Officials and Candidates page for complete information and instructions.

List of Candidates:

Candidate Name Candidate Statement
Paul Leon (R) Yes
Norma Torres (D) Yes

Voter Registration

Your voter registration application must be postmarked no later than April 29, 2013 in order for you to be eligible to vote in the Special General Election.  Visit our Voter Registration page for complete information and instructions.

Voting Options

  • Vote early at the Elections Office beginning April 15, 2013.
  • Vote a Mail Ballot. The Mail Ballot Application [no longer available] is due by May 7, 2013.
  • Vote at the polls on Election Day, May 14, 2013 from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Visit our Voting Options page for complete information and instructions.

Military and Overseas Voters:

Uniformed and Overseas citizens can obtain a Voter Information Guide and Sample Ballot as well as a Ballot for this election. For complete information visit our Military and Overseas Voters page

Election Results