2018 Statewide General Election

November 6, 2018

The 2018 Statewide General Election will be held on Tuesday, November 6, 2018.

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 [available soon] contains information for all offices up for election throughout San Bernardino County.  You can also view the comprehensive Voter Information Guide in Spanish [available soon].
  • 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 [available soon].
  • The accessible format Voter Information Guide [available soon] provides customized election information for voters who use screen-reader software.

State of California Voter Information Guide

  • The California Secretary of State has also published a Voter Information Guide [available soon] which includes information about candidates for statewide offices.  You can also view the Secretary of State's Voter Information Guide in Spanish [available soon].

Press Releases and Public Notices

Key Dates and Deadlines

Date Action
July 16, 2018 Candidate filing begins
August 10, 2018 Candidate filing deadline
October 3, 2018 Voter Information Guides delivered to U.S. Post Office
October 9, 2018 Early voting begins
October 10, 2018 Mail Ballots delivered to U.S. Post Office
October 22, 2018 Voter registration deadline
October 30, 2018 Deadline to apply to vote by mail
November 6, 2018 Election Day - 2018 Statewide General Election
November 7, 2018 Canvass of the election begins
December 6, 2018 Deadline to complete the official canvass and certify the results

Offices and Candidates Information

Offices Up For Election:

  • Refer to the Elective Office Information section in the Candidate Filing Guide to view the Offices Up For Election in the 2018 Statewide General Election.

Candidate Filing:

Important Notice:

The candidate filing period ends at 5 p.m. on Friday, August 10, 2018.  Many candidates are expected to file candidacy documents during the last week of the candidate filing period.  In order to minimize wait time, the Elections Office recommends that candidates schedule an appointment for filing their candidacy documents by calling (909) 387-8300.  Although recommended, appointments are not required.


Candidate Statements:

List of Candidates:

Candidate Information Forum:

  • View the Candidate Information Forum Presentation [available soon].

Measures on the Ballot

  • View the Local Measures [available soon] on the ballot for the 2018 Statewide General Election.

Voter Registration

If you want to vote by mail or vote at your assigned polling place, your voter registration application must be postmarked no later than October 22, 2018 for the 2018 Statewide General Election.

If you miss the voter registration deadline, you can still register and vote in person at the Elections Office or at an early vote site on or before Election Day.  View the Vote Early page [available soon] for locations, dates, and hours of the Early Vote sites for this election.

  • Visit our Voter Registration page for complete information and instructions about registering to vote.
  • View the Registration Summary of Qualified Voters [available soon] for this election. 

Voting Options

  • Vote early at the Elections Office beginning October 9 2018.
  • Vote a Mail Ballot. The Mail Ballot Application is due by October 30, 2018.
    • Fill out and return one of the following applications:
      • Mail Ballot Application in English [available soon]
      • Mail Ballot Application in Spanish [available soon]
    • Find a Mail Ballot Drop-off Location [available soon]
  • Vote at the polls on Election Day, November 6, 2018 from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.
    • Find your assigned Polling Place [available soon].

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 [available soon] as well as a Ballot [available soon] 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.

  • View the Mail Ballot Return Statistics Report [available soon] for this election.

Election Results

  • Election Results [available soon]
  • Statement of Votes Cast [available soon]
  • Provisional Ballot Lookup [available soon]