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June 4, 2010

Butte County Election Night Results


Butte County Clerk-Recorder, Candace Grubbs, announces that ballots will be tabulated on election night at the Butte County Elections Office, 25 County Center Drive, Oroville. The process is open to the public or results may be viewed online at http://clerk-recorder.buttecounty.net.

The first totals released on Election Night at approximately 8:30 p.m. will be the vote by mail ballots. Precinct ballots will be tabulated and results updated as they arrive from the various polling locations in Butte County.

Ballots received by mail on Election Day either in the Elections Office or at the polls will be counted during the official canvass. The County Clerk-Recorder must complete the canvass and certify results by July 6, 2010.

June 2, 2010

Polling Place Location Online


Butte County voters may now look up their polling place location and Sample Ballot online at http://clerk-recorder.buttecounty.net.

June 2, 2010

Vote on Saturday at the Butte County Elections Office


Vote early or drop off voted ballots at the Butte County Elections Office, located at 25 County Center Drive, Oroville, between the hours of 9am and 5pm on Saturday, June 5th.

May 28, 2010

Make Sure Your Vote Counts!


Candace J. Grubbs, Butte County Clerk-Recorder/Registrar of Voters, announced today that too many vote by mail ballots have been received by the elections office without the voter's signature on the envelope.

Ballots cannot be opened nor counted without the signature and residence address in the voter's own handwriting on the return envelope.

Check the status of your ballot at http://clerk-recorder.buttecounty.net or contact the Butte County Elections Office at 530-538-7761.

May 27, 2010

TO: All Media
FROM: Candace J. Grubbs, County Clerk-Recorder/Registrar of Voters

Election Official Urges Early Return of Vote By Mail Ballots


Approximately 58,000 vote by mail ballots have been issued to Butte County voters for the June 8, 2010 Primary Election. Less than 12,000 of those ballots have been received at the Elections Office, or about 20%. Over 2300 ballots were returned to the Elections Office as undeliverable.

On the Butte County Clerk-Recorder/Registrar of Voters website at http://clerk-recorder.buttecounty.net, you can find your:

June 1st is the last day applications for a vote by mail ballot can be accepted through the mail. After that date, voters may come into the Butte County Elections Office to apply for and receive a vote by mail ballot over the counter.

For more information, call the Butte County Elections Office, Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at 530-538-7761.

May 21, 2010

TO: All Media
FROM: Candace J. Grubbs, County Clerk-Recorder/Registrar of Voters

Are you registered to vote? You can check your voter registration status, view your sample ballot booklets and find your polling place location on the Butte County Clerk-Recorder/Registrar of Voters website at http://clerk-recorder.buttecounty.net and the Butte County Elections Office in Oroville. Final deadline to register to vote is May 24th.

For more information, call the Butte County Elections Office Monday through Friday between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. at 530-538-7761 or toll-free within Butte County only at 1-800-894-7761.

May 12, 2010

TO: All Media
FROM: Candace J. Grubbs, County Clerk-Recorder/Registrar of Voters
RE: Sample Ballot Booklet Printing Error

The Butte County Clerk-Recorder, Candace Grubbs, announced today that a printing error occurred in the Sample Ballot and Voter Information Booklet. An incorrect page was printed for the Voter Information Section of the booklet you recently received that lists the candidates for State Legislative Offices who have agreed to voluntary expenditure limits pursuant to Government Code Section 85400. The following is the correct list of candidates that should have appeared in the booklet. Those agreeing to the voluntary spending limits are indicated with an asterisk (*) beside their name:

State Senator, 4th District
Lathe S. Gill, Democratic*
Doug LaMalfa, Republican
Rick Keene, Republican

Member of the State Assembly, 2nd District
Jim Nielsen, Republican
Charlie Schaupp, Republican*

Member of the State Assembly, 3rd District
Christina R. Billeci, Democratic*
Michael "Mickey" Harrington, Democratic*
Gary Bryant, Libertarian
Dan Logue, Republican*

May 10, 2010

TO: All News Media
FROM: Candace J. Grubbs, County Clerk-Recorder/Registrar of Voters

VOTE BY MAIL BALLOTS ARE AVAILABLE

County Clerk-Recorder/Registrar of Voters, Candace J. Grubbs, announced today that over 56,000 vote by mail ballots for the June 8, 2010 Primary Election are in the mail! Voters who vote by mail should be watching their mailbox for the arrival of their ballot.

If you are going to be out of town on election day, apply for a vote by mail ballot now. Just fill out and return the application printed on the back cover of your Sample Ballot/Voter Information Booklet or apply in writing to the Butte County Elections Office, P.O. Box 2078, Oroville, CA 95965-2078. You may also receive a ballot by coming into the Butte County Elections Office, 25 County Center Drive, Suite 110, in Oroville, Monday through Friday, between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m.

Call the Butte County Elections Office if you have any questions at 530-538-7761 or toll-free within Butte County only at 1-800-894-7761.

May 6, 2010

TO: All Media
FROM: Candace J. Grubbs, County Clerk-Recorder/Registrar of Voters
RE: Close of Voter Registration

JUNE PRIMARY REGISTRATION DEADLINE - MAY 24TH

The last day to register and be eligible to vote in the June 8, 2010 Primary Election is May 24th. If you have changed your residence or mailing address, changed your name or wish to change your party affiliation, you need to re-register.

It's easy! To obtain a voter registration form: 1) pick one up at local post offices, Department of Motor Vehicles, local libraries, local City Clerks offices, Butte County Elections Office; 2) download the registration form at http://clerk-recorder.buttecounty.net; 3) call the Butte County Elections Office Monday through Friday, 9am to 5pm, 530-538-7761 or toll-free within Butte County at 1-800-894-7761, to request that the voter registration card be mailed to you. Remember: voter registration forms must be received in the Butte County Elections office by May 24th.

April 26, 2010

TO: All Media
FROM: Candace J. Grubbs, County Clerk-Recorder/Registrar of Voters
RE: Close of Voter Registration

CLOSE OF VOTER REGISTRATION FOR THE JUNE 8, 2010 PRIMARY ELECTION


The last day to register and be eligible to vote in the June 8, 2010 Primary Election is May 24th.

It's easy! To obtain a voter registration form: 1) pick one up at local post offices, Department of Motor Vehicles, local libraries, local City Clerks offices, Butte County Elections Office; 2) download the registration form at http://clerk-recorder.buttecounty.net; 3) call the Butte County Elections Office Monday through Friday, 9am to 5pm, 530-538-7761 or toll-free within Butte County at 1-800-894-7761, to request that the voter registration card be mailed to you. Remember: voter registration forms must be received in the Butte County Elections office by May 24th.

If you have changed your residence or mailing address, changed your name or wish to change your party affiliation, you need to re-register.

April 13, 2010

NONPARTISAN VOTERS HAVE A CHOICE

Candace J. Grubbs, Butte County Clerk-Recorder/Registrar of Voters, advises all voters of the following:

California's Primary Election is June 8, 2010. Voters registered with a qualified party will only receive that party's ballot. Qualified political parties for this election are: American Independent, Democratic, Green, Libertarian, Peace & Freedom and Republican.

Nonpartisan Voters are those who are not registered with one of the qualified political parties. Nonpartisan Voters for this Primary have the choice to vote a Nonpartisan ballot only or request either the Democratic or Republican ballot.

Postcards have been mailed to nonpartisan voters who reside within mailed ballot precincts or who are permanent vote by mail voters to notify them of the opportunity to request and vote one of these party ballots if they choose. If a nonpartisan voter does not respond to this notice, a nonpartisan ballot will be mailed to them. All other nonpartisan voters who request to vote by mail may indicate their choice when completing the application on the back of the Sample Ballot and Voter Information Booklet. If voting at the polls, nonpartisan voters must inform the Precinct Officer of their choice.

February 12, 2010

OFFICES SUBJECT TO ELECTION AT THE JUNE 8, 2010 PRIMARY ELECTION

County Clerk-Recorder/Registrar of Voters, Candace J. Grubbs, announced that the candidate filing period for offices subject to election at the June 8, 2010 Primary Election will open February 16, 2010.

Candidates have until February 25, 2010, to return Signatures-In-Lieu of Filing Fee petitions to the Butte County Elections Office to alleviate all or part of the filing fee. If candidates choose to pay the candidate filing fee in full, they may be issued the nomination paper forms and declarations of candidacy up until March 12, 2010. The forms are available at the Butte County Elections Office located in Oroville at 25 County Center Dr., Suite 110.

For detailed information, candidates are urged to view the Candidate Handbooks on the Butte County Clerk-Recorder website at http://clerk-recorder.buttecounty.net or they may call the Butte County Elections Office at 538-7761. For state and federal offices, candidates may check the Secretary of State's website at www.ss.ca.gov.

The elective offices that will be subject to election at the June 8, 2010 Primary Election are as follows:

Partisan Offices:

Non-Partisan School Offices:

Non-Partisan County Offices:

January 14, 2010

OFFICES SUBJECT TO ELECTION AT THE JUNE 8, 2010 PRIMARY ELECTION

County Clerk-Recorder/Registrar of Voters, Candace J. Grubbs, announced that the candidate filing period for a Petition in Lieu of a Filing Fee has opened for offices subject to election at the June 8, 2010 Primary Election.

Candidates for elective office may obtain a Petition in Lieu of a Filing Fee from the Butte County Elections Office which must be completed and filed no later than February 25th. Candidates for federal and state offices may also obtain these forms from the Secretary of State's Office. Nomination papers and declarations of candidacy will be available February 16th through March 12th.

For detailed information, candidates are urged to view the Candidate Handbook on the Butte County Clerk-Recorder website at http://clerk-recorder.buttecounty.net or they may call the Butte County Elections Office at 538-7761. For state and federal offices, candidates may check the Secretary of State's website at www.sos.ca.gov.

The elective offices that will be subject to election at the June 8, 2010 Primary Election are as follows:

Partisan Offices:

Non-Partisan School Offices:

Non-Partisan County Offices:

Non-Partisan Judicial Offices: