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State Assembly District 52 Special General Election Archive

September 24, 2013

On May 21, 2013, Governor Jerry Brown signed a proclamation calling for a Special Election in Assembly District 52 to fill a vacancy due to the resignation of former Assemblywoman Norma Torres. The Special Primary Election was held on July 23, 2013.  Since no candidate in the Primary received a majority of the votes, the top two candidates will face a runoff during a Special General Election to be held on September 24, 2013.

Election Publications

Key Dates and Deadlines



July 23, 2013

Special Primary Election State Assembly District 52

August 26, 2013

Early voting begins

September 9, 2013

Voter registration deadline

September 17, 2013

Deadline to apply for Mail Ballot

September 24, 2013

Special General Election State Assembly District 52

September 25, 2013

Canvass of the Election begins

October 4, 2013

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

November 1, 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:

Voter Registration

Your voter registration application must be postmarked no later than September 9, 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 August 26, 2013.
  • Vote a Mail Ballot. The Mail Ballot Application [no longer available] is due by September 17, 2013.
  • Find a Polling Location [no longer available].

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 [link no longer available] as well as a Ballot [link no longer available] for this election. For complete information visit our Military and Overseas Voters page.

Election Results