CHAPTER 6. Affidavit of Candidate [8550. - 8550.]

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  • 8550.

    At least 88 days prior to the election, each candidate shall leave with the officer with whom his or her nomination papers are required to be left, a declaration of candidacy which states all of the following:

    (a)The candidate's residence, with street and number, if any.

    (b)That the candidate is a voter in the precinct in which he or she resides.

    (c)The name of the office for which he or she is a candidate.

    (d)That the candidate will not withdraw as a candidate before the election.

    (e)That, if elected, the candidate will qualify for the office.

    The name of a candidate shall not be placed on the ballot unless the declaration of candidacy provided for in this section has been properly filed. is a free resource provided by the Foundation for Continuing Justice, a California based non-profit law firm.