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State Senate District 21 Special Primary Election Archive

March 17, 2015

On January 13, 2015, Governor Jerry Brown signed a proclamation calling for a Special Election in State Senate District 21 to fill a vacancy due to the resignation of former Senator Steve Knight. The Special Primary Election date has been set for March 17, 2015. If no candidate receives a majority of the votes, the top two candidates from the Primary will face a runoff during a Special General Election to be held on May 19.

Election Publications

The Voter Information Guide is a booklet published by the San Bernardino County Elections Office that includes information about voting, candidates and measures, a sample ballot, and polling place information.

The precinct specific Voter Information Guide contains information for offices up for election in each precinct. You can view precinct specific Voter Information Guides by using the Polling Place and Sample Ballot Look-up tool [no longer available].

Press Releases and Public Notices

Key Dates and Deadlines

Date Action
January 13, 2015 Candidate filing begins
January 23, 2015 Candidate filing deadline
February 14, 2015 Voter Information Guides delivered to voters’ mailboxes
February 17, 2015 Early voting begins
February 21, 2015 Mail Ballots delivered to voters’ mailboxes
March 2, 2015 Voter registration deadline
March 10, 2015 Deadline to apply to vote by mail
March 17, 2015 Election Day – State Senate District 21 Special Primary Election
March 18, 2015 Canvass of the Election begins
March 27, 2015 Deadline to complete the official canvass and certify the results

Offices and Candidates Information

Offices Up For Election:

  • State of California Member of the State Senate, District 21. One to be elected.

Candidate Filing:

List of Candidates:

Voter Registration

Your voter registration application must be postmarked no later than March 2, 2015 in order for you to be eligible to vote in the State Senate District 21 Special Primary Election. Visit our Voter Registration page for complete information and instructions.

Voting Options

  • Vote early at the Registrar of Voters beginning February 17, 2015.
  • Vote by Mail Ballot. The Mail Ballot Application is due by March 10, 2015. Find a Mail Ballot Drop-off Location [no longer available]
  • Vote at the polls on Election Day, March 17, 2015 from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. Find a Polling Location [no longer available]

Visit our Voting Options page for complete information and instructions. [no longer available]

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. [no longer available]

Election Results