2022 Statewide Direct Primary Election

June 7, 2022

Key Dates and Deadlines

Date Action
January 3, 2022 Signature In Lieu of Filing Fee Petition Period begins for all offices except Board of Supervisors
January 11, 2022 Signature In Lieu of Filing Fee Petition Period begins for Board of Supervisors
January 31, 2022 Declaration of Intention Period begins for Judicial Candidates
February 9, 2022 Signature In Lieu of Filing Fee Petition Period deadline for all offices 
February 9, 2022 Declaration of Intention Period deadline for Judicial Candidates
February 14, 2022 Candidate filing begins for all offices
March 11, 2022 Candidate filing deadline for all offices
May 3, 2022 County Voter Information Guides delivered to U.S. Post Office
May 9, 2022 Early voting begins
May 9, 2022 Mail Ballots delivered to U.S. Post Office
May 23, 2022 Voter registration deadline
May 31, 2022 Deadline to request a replacement mail ballot
June 7, 2022 Election Day - 2022 Statewide Direct Primary Election
June 8, 2022  Canvass of the Election begins
July 7, 2022 Deadline to complete the official canvass and certify the results

Offices and Candidates Information

Offices Up For Election:

Candidate Filing:

Important Notice:

Due to the current public health emergency, the Registrar of Voters is offering contact-free candidate filing to better protect the safety of candidates, representatives and staff. In-person candidate filing appointments are still available. 

Visitors are required to wear masks regardless of vaccination status. Public health requirements are subject to change based on guidance from Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), California Department of Public Health, or San Bernardino County Department of Public Health. For information about the coronavirus crisis including vaccines, testing and rent relief visit sbcovid19.com.

Candidate Statements:

  • View the Estimated Candidate Statement Costs [available soon].
    • Candidates are required to pay the estimated costs of printing their candidate statement in the County Voter Information Guide at the time of filing.
  • Use the Candidate Statement Form [docx] to prepare a candidate statement for printing in the County Voter Information Guide.

List of Candidates:

Alert:  The Registrar of Voters is currently working to update district boundaries in its election management system for jurisdictions that recently adopted new maps to comply with redistricting requirements following the 2020 Census. 

The Registrar of Voters will still post an Unofficial List of Candidates each weeknight. However, candidates for offices in new districts not yet applied to the election management system will initially have to be processed manually outside of the system. Depending on the daily workload, these candidates and any updates may not appear on the list for a day or two. 

Election Publications

County of San Bernardino Voter Information Guide

  • The Voter Information Guide is a booklet published by the San Bernardino County Registrar of Voters 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 [available soon] tool.
  • 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

Measures on the Ballot

  • View the Local Measures on the ballot for the 2022 Statewide Direct Primary Election [available soon].
  • The vote requirement for local measures can be found on the Local Measures page [available soon].

Voter Registration

If you want to vote by mail, your voter registration application must be postmarked no later than May 23, 2022, for the 2022 Statewide Direct Primary Election.

If you miss the voter registration deadline, you can still register and vote in person at the Registrar of Voters office, an Early Vote site, or at a polling place on Election Day. View the Vote Early page for locations, dates, and hours of the Registrar of Voters and Early Vote sites for this election [available soon].

  • 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.

All voters can update their residential address or political party preference up until the close of the polls at 8 p.m. on Election Day.   A written request submitted to the Registrar of Voters is sufficient.

  • For more information, find instructions and a Change of Address / Political Party Form.