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

State of California Voter Information Guide

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:

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:

  • Refer to Appendix N in the Candidate Filing Guide to view the Estimated Candidate Statement Costs for the 2018 Statewide General Election.
    • Candidates are required to pay the estimated costs of printing their candidate statement in the Voter Information Guide at the time of filing.
  • To submit a candidate statement, please fill out the Candidate Statement Form.
    • Candidate Statement Form for nonpartisan offices [no longer available]
    • Candidate Statement Form for voter nominated offices [no longer available]

List of Candidates:

Candidate Information Forum:

Measures on the Ballot

  • View the Local Measures 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 for locations, dates, and hours of the Early Vote sites for this election.

Voting Options

  • Vote at the polls on Election Day, November 6, 2018, from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.

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 as well as a Ballot 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.