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Posted on: August 26, 2019

Press Release - 2020 Presidential Primary Election

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August 26, 2019


MERCED – Barbara Levey, Merced County Registrar of Voters, announced today that, in accordance with the provisions of the Elections Code of the State of California, an election will be held in Merced County on Tuesday, March 3, 2020 for the following offices:


 President of the United States

 United States Senator

 United States Representative, District 16

 California State Assembly Member, District 21


 Judge of the Superior Court, Office # 5

 Judge of the Superior Court, Office # 7

 Judge of the Superior Court, Office # 11


 Merced County Supervisor, District 1

 Merced County Supervisor, District 2

 Merced County Supervisor, District 4


 September 12, 2019 to November 6, 2019: Signature in Lieu of Filing Fee Period All Offices

 October 28, 2019 to November 6, 2019: Declaration of Intention Period Judicial Offices Only

 November 12, 2019 to December 6, 2019: Nomination/Declaration of Candidacy Period All Offices

 February 17, 2020: Last day to register to vote in this election

Candidates for any of the above mentioned offices must obtain nomination papers from the Merced County Registrar of Voters office, located at 2222 M Street, Merced, California. The Merced County Registrar of Voters will issue and file documents during normal business hours, Monday through Friday (excluding recognized holidays). For more information, please call the Registrar’s Office at (209) 385-7541. Information is also posted on our website at

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