Measures/ Receipt of Ballot Titles

Notice of Receipt of Ballot Title and Explanatory Statement
Measures

Initiative and Referendum Measure (A measure put on the ballot by the people to propose or amend local laws)

County, City, and District Initiative and Referendum Manual

Initiative Calendar
Voters' Pamphlet Deadlines for Initiative or Referendum Process

Referral Election Measure (County, City and District Boards put a measure on the ballot)

County, City and District Referral Manual

Referral Calendar (timelines and deadlines for inclusion in Voters' Pamphlet)

The ballot title prepared must contain all of the following elements:

  • A caption that does not exceed 10 words.
    The caption must reasonably identify the subject of the referral.
  • A question that does not exceed 20 words.
    The question must plainly phrase the chief purpose of the referral so that an affirmative response corresponds to a yes vote on the referral.

And:

  • A summary of the referral that does not exceed 175 words.
    The summary shall be concise and impartial and summarize the referral and its major effect.

Request for Ballot Title (Optional form)

The ballot title may be filed using Form SEL 805.

Notice of County Measure Election

The county governing body must file the final ballot title, certifying the challenge process is complete on Form SEL 801.

Notice of City Measure Election

The city elections official must file the final ballot title certifying the challenge process is complete on Form SEL 802.

Notice of District Measure Election

The district elections authority must file the final ballot title certifying the challenge process is complete on Form SE

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