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June 7, 2016 Presidential Primary Election Archive

The Presidential Primary Election will be held on Tuesday, June 7, 2016.

Election Publications

 County of San Bernardino Voter Information Guide

  • 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 comprehensive Voter Information Guide [pdf] contains information for all offices up for election throughout San Bernardino County.
  • 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 Voter Information Guide Lookup tool [no longer available].
  • The accessible format Voter Information Guide [no longer available] provides customized election information for voters who use screen-reader software [pilot program].

State of California Voter Information Guide

  • The California Secretary of State has also published a Voter Information Guide [pdf] which includes information about candidates for statewide offices.

Press Releases and Public Notices

Key Dates and Deadlines

Date Action
January 4, 2016 Petitions in-lieu period begins, and Candidate filing begins for County Central Committees
February 16, 2016 Candidate filing begins for all other offices
March 11, 2016 Candidate filing deadline for all offices
May 9, 2016 Early voting begins
May 10, 2016 Voter Information Guides delivered to voters’ mailboxes
May 17, 2016 Mail Ballots delivered to voters’ mailboxes
May 23, 2016 Voter registration deadline
May 31, 2016 Deadline to apply to vote by mail
June 7, 2016 Election Day – 2016 Presidential Primary Election
June 8, 2016 Canvass of the Election begins
July 7, 2016 Deadline to complete the official canvass and certify the results

Offices and Candidates Information

Offices Up For Election:

Candidate Filing:

Candidate Statements:

List of Candidates:

Measures on the Ballot

  • View the Local Measures on the ballot for the 2016 Presidential Primary Election.

Voter Registration

Your voter registration application must be postmarked no later than May 23, 2016 in order for you to be eligible to vote in the 2016 Presidential Primary Election. Visit our Voter Registration page for complete information and instructions.

Voting Options

  • Vote early at the Elections Office beginning May 9, 2016.
  • Vote a Mail Ballot. The Mail Ballot Application is due by May 31, 2016.
    • Fill out and return one of the following applications:
    • Find a Mail Ballot Drop-off Location [no longer available].
  • Vote at the polls on Election Day, June 7, 2016 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.

Military and Overseas Voters:

Uniformed and Overseas citizens can obtain a Voter Information Guide and Sample Ballot [no longer available] as well as a Ballot [no longer available] for this election. For complete information, visit the Secretary of State’s website for Military and Overseas Voters.

Mail Ballot Return Statistics

The Mail Ballot Return Statistics Report shows the number of mail ballots that have been issued and returned for the election, as well as historical statistics for previous elections. The data presented on this report is updated daily and may fluctuate as additional mail ballot applications are received and voted mail ballots are processed.

Election Results