Filing Dates for the California Senate Special Election
California has scheduled special elections on June 7, 2022, and November 8, 2022, to fill the remainder of Vice President Kamala Harris' unexpired U.S. Senate term, which ends on January 3, 2023. Committees required to file reports in connection with the Special Primary Election on June 7, 2022, shall file a 12-day Pre-Primary Report. Committees required to file reports in connection with both the Special Primary and the Special General Election on November 8, 2022, shall file a 12-day Pre-Primary, a 12-day Pre-General, and a 30-day Post-General Report.
Filing Dates for the California Special Elections in the 22nd Congressional District
California has scheduled a Special General Election on April 5, 2022, to fill the U.S. House of Representatives seat in the 22nd Congressional District vacated by Representative Devin Nunes. Under California law, a majority winner in a special election is declared elected. Should no candidate achieve a majority vote, a Special Runoff Election will be held on June 7, 2022, between the top two vote- getters. Political committees participating in the California special elections are required to file pre- and post-election reports. Filing deadlines for these reports are affected by whether one or two elections are held.