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DIVISION 0.5. PRELIMINARY PROVISIONS [1. - 362.]
     CHAPTER 1. General Provisions [1. - 17.]
     CHAPTER 2. Petitions and Petition Signers [100. - 106.]
     CHAPTER 3. Nominations [200. - 201.]
     CHAPTER 4. Definitions [300. - 362.]
DIVISION 1. ESTABLISHED ELECTION DATES [1000. - 1500.]
     CHAPTER 1. Election Dates [1000. - 1003.]
     CHAPTER 2. Election Day [1100. - 1100.]
     CHAPTER 3. Statewide Elections [1200. - 1202.]
     CHAPTER 4. Local Elections [1300. - 1304.]
     CHAPTER 5. Special Elections [1400. - 1415.]
     CHAPTER 6. Mail Ballot Elections [1500. - 1500.]
DIVISION 2. VOTERS [2000. - 2300.]
     CHAPTER 1. Voter Qualifications [2000. - 2053.]
          ARTICLE 1. General Provisions [2000. - 2000.]
          ARTICLE 2. Determination of Residence and Domicile [2020. - 2035.]
          ARTICLE 3. Visually Impaired Voters [2050. - 2053.]
     CHAPTER 2. Registration [2100. - 2194.]
          ARTICLE 1. General Provisions [2100. - 2124.]
          ARTICLE 2. Reimbursable Voter Outreach Costs [2130. - 2131.]
          ARTICLE 3. Registration Procedures [2135. - 2143.]
          ARTICLE 3.5. Student Voter Registration [2145. - 2148.]
          ARTICLE 4. Forms [2150. - 2168.]
          ARTICLE 5. Voter Registration Index [2180. - 2194.]
     CHAPTER 2.5. Online Voter Registration [2196. - 2196.]
     CHAPTER 3. Cancellation and Voter File Maintenance [2200. - 2241.]
          ARTICLE 1. General Provisions [2200. - 2213.]
          ARTICLE 2. Residency Confirmation Procedures [2220. - 2226.]
          ARTICLE 3. Reimbursable File Maintenance [2240. - 2241.]
     CHAPTER 4. Motor Voter [2250. - 2250.]
     CHAPTER 5. Voter Bill of Rights [2300. - 2300.]
DIVISION 3. VOTE BY MAIL VOTING, NEW RESIDENT, AND NEW CITIZEN VOTING [3000. - 3503.]
     CHAPTER 1. Vote by Mail Application and Voting Procedures [3000. - 3024.]
     CHAPTER 2. Special Absentee Application and Voting Procedures [3100. - 3112.]
     CHAPTER 3. Permanent Vote by Mail Application and Procedures [3200. - 3206.]
     CHAPTER 4. Federal Absentee Application and Voting Procedures [3300. - 3311.]
     CHAPTER 5. New Residents Application and Voting Procedures [3400. - 3408.]
     CHAPTER 6. New Citizens Application and Voting Procedures [3500. - 3503.]
DIVISION 4. MAIL BALLOT ELECTIONS [4000. - 4108.]
     CHAPTER 1. Conditions for Mail Ballot Election [4000. - 4004.]
     CHAPTER 2. Conduct of Mail Ballot Elections [4100. - 4108.]
DIVISION 5. POLITICAL PARTY QUALIFICATIONS [5000. - 5200.]
     CHAPTER 1. New Party Qualifications [5000. - 5006.]
     CHAPTER 2. Parties Qualified to Participate in the Primary Election [5100. - 5102.]
     CHAPTER 3. Disqualification of Political Parties [5200. - 5200.]
DIVISION 6. PRESIDENTIAL ELECTIONS [6000. - 6954.]
     PART 1. PARTISAN PRESIDENTIAL PRIMARIES [6000. - 6849.]
          CHAPTER 1. Democratic Presidential Primary [6000. - 6241.]
               ARTICLE 1. General Provisions [6000. - 6005.]
               ARTICLE 2. Number and Certification of Delegates and Alternates [6020. - 6024.]
               ARTICLE 3. Selection of Candidates by the Secretary of State [6040. - 6043.]
               ARTICLE 4. Qualification of Candidates and Uncommitted Delegations [6060. - 6061.]
               ARTICLE 5. Steering Committees [6080. - 6087.]
               ARTICLE 6. Nomination Papers [6100. - 6108.]
               ARTICLE 7. Circulators [6122. - 6123.]
               ARTICLE 8. Arrangement and Examination of Nomination Papers [6140. - 6146.]
               ARTICLE 9. Notification of Qualification from Secretary of State [6160. - 6160.]
               ARTICLE 10. Certified List of Candidates and Uncommitted Delegations, Notice of Election [6180. - 6180.]
               ARTICLE 11. Selection of Delegates and Alternates [6200. - 6201.]
               ARTICLE 12. Canvass of Returns and Certificate of Selection [6220. - 6222.]
               ARTICLE 13. Write-in Candidates [6240. - 6241.]
          CHAPTER 2. Republican Presidential Primary [6300. - 6480.]
               ARTICLE 1. General Provisions [6300. - 6300.]
               ARTICLE 2. Number and Certification of Delegates [6320. - 6323.]
               ARTICLE 3. Selection of Candidates by the Secretary of State [6340. - 6343.]
               ARTICLE 4. Nomination Papers [6360. - 6365.]
               ARTICLE 5. Circulators [6382. - 6383.]
               ARTICLE 6. Arrangement and Examination of Nomination Papers [6400. - 6406.]
               ARTICLE 7. Canvass of Returns. Certificate of Election [6420. - 6422.]
               ARTICLE 8. Write-in Candidates [6440. - 6443.]
               ARTICLE 9. Selection of Delegates [6460. - 6461.]
               ARTICLE 10. Republican Presidential Primary Ballot [6480. - 6480.]
          CHAPTER 3. American Independent Party Presidential Primary [6500. - 6647.]
               ARTICLE 1. General Provisions [6500. - 6502.]
               ARTICLE 2. Qualification of Candidates for Presidential Preference Portion of Primary Ballot [6520. - 6524.]
               ARTICLE 3. Determination of Number of Delegates to National Convention [6540. - 6543.]
               ARTICLE 4. Qualification of Groups of Candidates for Delegate Selection Portion of Primary Ballot [6560. - 6568.]
               ARTICLE 5. Preparation, Circulation, and Filing of Nomination Papers [6580. - 6599.]
               ARTICLE 6. American Independent Presidential Primary Ballot [6620. - 6621.]
               ARTICLE 7. Postelection Proceedings [6640. - 6647.]
          CHAPTER 4. Peace and Freedom Party Presidential Primary [6700. - 6849.]
               ARTICLE 1. General Provisions [6700. - 6702.]
               ARTICLE 2. Qualification of Candidates for Presidential Preference Portion of Primary Ballot [6720. - 6726.]
               ARTICLE 3. Determination of Number to National Convention [6740. - 6745.]
               ARTICLE 4. Qualification of Group of Candidates for National Convention Delegate Portion of Primary Ballot [6760. - 6769.]
               ARTICLE 5. Preparation, Circulation and Filing of Nominating Papers [6780. - 6798.]
               ARTICLE 6. Peace and Freedom Party Presidential Primary Ballot [6820. - 6822.]
               ARTICLE 7. Certification of National Convention Delegates Elected and Postelection Proceedings [6840. - 6849.]
     PART 2. ELECTIONS FOR PRESIDENTIAL ELECTORS [6900. - 6954.]
          CHAPTER 1. General Provisions [6900. - 6909.]
          CHAPTER 2. Duties of the Secretary of State [6950. - 6954.]
DIVISION 7. POLITICAL PARTY ORGANIZATION AND CENTRAL COMMITTEE ELECTIONS [7050. - 7884.]
     PART 1. DUTIES OF THE SECRETARY OF STATE [ - ]
          CHAPTER 1. Maintenance of Records of Membership of State and County Central Committees [ - ]
     PART 2. DEMOCRATIC PARTY [7050. - 7244.]
          CHAPTER 1. General Provisions [7050. - 7050.]
          CHAPTER 2. Presidential Electors [7100. - 7100.]
          CHAPTER 3. State Central Committee [7150. - 7152.]
          CHAPTER 4. County Central Committee [7200. - 7244.]
               ARTICLE 1. Members [7200. - 7216.]
               ARTICLE 2. Elections [7225. - 7229.]
               ARTICLE 3. Meetings [7235. - 7236.]
               ARTICLE 4. General Business [7240. - 7244.]
     PART 3. REPUBLICAN PARTY [7250. - 7470.]
          CHAPTER 1. General Provisions [7250. - 7250.]
          CHAPTER 2. Presidential Electors [7300. - 7300.]
          CHAPTER 3. State Central Committee [7350. - 7354.]
          CHAPTER 4. County Central Committee [7400. - 7470.]
               ARTICLE 1. Members [7400. - 7414.]
               ARTICLE 2. Election [7420. - 7424.]
               ARTICLE 3. Meetings [7430. - 7431.]
               ARTICLE 4. General Business [7440. - 7444.]
               ARTICLE 5. District Committees [7460. - 7470.]
     PART 4. AMERICAN INDEPENDENT PARTY [7500. - 7695.]
          CHAPTER 1. General Provisions [7500. - 7500.]
          CHAPTER 2. State Convention [7550. - 7580.]
               ARTICLE 1. Delegates [7550. - 7561.]
               ARTICLE 2. Meetings [7570. - 7570.]
               ARTICLE 3. General Business [7575. - 7580.]
          CHAPTER 3. State Central Committee [7600. - 7645.]
               ARTICLE 1. Members [7600. - 7614.]
               ARTICLE 2. Meetings [7620. - 7620.]
               ARTICLE 3. Proxies [7628. - 7628.]
               ARTICLE 4. General Business [7635. - 7645.]
          CHAPTER 4. County Central Committee [7650. - 7695.]
               ARTICLE 1. Members [7650. - 7661.]
               ARTICLE 2. Election [7670. - 7674.]
               ARTICLE 3. Meetings [7680. - 7683.]
               ARTICLE 4. General Business [7690. - 7695.]
     PART 5. PEACE AND FREEDOM PARTY [7700. - 7884.]
          CHAPTER 1. General Provisions [7700. - 7700.]
          CHAPTER 2. Members of Central Committees [7750. - 7783.]
               ARTICLE 1. Members [7750. - 7755.]
               ARTICLE 2. Election [7770. - 7783.]
          CHAPTER 3. State Central Committee [7800. - 7843.]
               ARTICLE 1. Members [7800. - 7805.]
               ARTICLE 2. Meetings [7820. - 7820.]
               ARTICLE 3. General Business [7830. - 7843.]
          CHAPTER 4. County Central Committee [7850. - 7884.]
               ARTICLE 1. Members [7850. - 7857.]
               ARTICLE 2. Meetings [7870. - 7871.]
               ARTICLE 3. General [7880. - 7884.]
DIVISION 8. NOMINATIONS [8000. - 8811.]
     PART 1. PRIMARY ELECTION NOMINATIONS [8000. - 8228.]
          CHAPTER 1. Direct Primary [8000. - 8150.]
               ARTICLE 1. General Provisions [8000. - 8004.]
               ARTICLE 2. Nomination Documents [8020. - 8028.]
               ARTICLE 3. Form of Nomination Documents [8040. - 8041.]
               ARTICLE 4. Circulation and Signatures—Nomination Documents [8060. - 8070.]
               ARTICLE 5. Verification of Nomination Signatures [8080. - 8084.]
               ARTICLE 6. Nomination Papers. Place of Filing. Fees [8100. - 8107.]
               ARTICLE 7. Certified List of Candidates [8120. - 8125.]
               ARTICLE 8. Nominated Candidates [8140. - 8150.]
          CHAPTER 2. Judicial Officers [8200. - 8228.]
               ARTICLE 1. Distinguishing Number on Ballot [8200. - 8204.]
               ARTICLE 2. Adoption of Subdivision (d) of Section 16 of Article VI of the California Constitution [8220. - 8228.]
     PART 2. INDEPENDENT NOMINATIONS [8300. - 8550.]
          CHAPTER 1. General Provisions [8300. - 8304.]
          CHAPTER 3. Nomination Papers [8400. - 8409.]
          CHAPTER 4. Circulators [8451. - 8454.]
          CHAPTER 5. Arrangement and Examination of Nomination Papers [8500. - 8504.]
          CHAPTER 6. Affidavit of Candidate [8550. - 8550.]
     PART 3. WRITE-IN CANDIDATES [8600. - 8700.]
          CHAPTER 1. General [8600. - 8605.]
          CHAPTER 2. Presidential Electors [8650. - 8653.]
          CHAPTER 3. Term Limits [8700. - 8700.]
     PART 4. WITHDRAWAL OF CANDIDATES: VACANCIES [8800. - 8811.]
DIVISION 9. MEASURES SUBMITTED TO THE VOTERS [9000. - 9610.]
     CHAPTER 1. State Elections [9000. - 9096.]
          ARTICLE 1. Initiative and Referendum Petitions [9000. - 9018.]
          ARTICLE 2. Petition Signatures [9020. - 9022.]
          ARTICLE 3. Filing Petitions [9030. - 9035.]
          ARTICLE 4. Measures Proposed by the Legislature [9040. - 9044.]
          ARTICLE 5. Ballot Titles [9050. - 9054.]
          ARTICLE 6. Arguments Concerning Measures Submitted to Voters [9060. - 9069.]
          ARTICLE 7. Ballot Pamphlet [9080. - 9096.]
     CHAPTER 2. County Elections [9100. - 9190.]
          ARTICLE 1. Initiative [9100. - 9126.]
          ARTICLE 2. Referendum [9140. - 9147.]
          ARTICLE 3. Arguments Concerning County Measures [9160. - 9168.]
          ARTICLE 4. Mailings [9180. - 9180.]
          ARTICLE 5. Public Examinations [9190. - 9190.]
     CHAPTER 3. Municipal Elections [9200. - 9295.]
          ARTICLE 1. Initiative [9200. - 9226.]
          ARTICLE 2. Referendum [9235. - 9247.]
          ARTICLE 3. City or City and County Charters [9255. - 9269.]
          ARTICLE 4. Arguments Concerning City Measures [9280. - 9287.]
          ARTICLE 5. Mailings [9290. - 9290.]
          ARTICLE 6. Public Examination [9295. - 9295.]
     CHAPTER 4. District Elections [9300. - 9380.]
          ARTICLE 1. Initiative [9300. - 9323.]
          ARTICLE 2. Referendum [9340. - 9342.]
          ARTICLE 3. Mailings [9360. - 9360.]
          ARTICLE 4. Public Examination [9380. - 9380.]
     CHAPTER 5. Bond Issues [9400. - 9405.]
     CHAPTER 6. School District Elections [9500. - 9509.]
     CHAPTER 7. General Provisions [9600. - 9610.]
DIVISION 10. LOCAL, SPECIAL, VACANCY, AND CONSOLIDATED ELECTIONS [10000. - 10734.]
     PART 1. GENERAL PROVISIONS [10000. - 10004.]
          CHAPTER 1. Voters and Procedure [10000. - 10004.]
     PART 2. MUNICIPAL ELECTIONS [10100. - 10312.]
          CHAPTER 1. General Provisions [10100. - 10104.]
          CHAPTER 2. Regulations Governing Elections in Cities [10200. - 10266.]
               ARTICLE 1. General Provisions [10200. - 10202.]
               ARTICLE 1.2. The Congressional Term Limits Act [10204.1. - 10204.11.]
               ARTICLE 2. Nomination of Candidates [10220. - 10230.]
               ARTICLE 3. Conduct of Elections [10240. - 10243.]
               ARTICLE 4. Canvass of Ballots and Returns [10260. - 10266.]
          CHAPTER 3. Emergency Elections in Cities [10300. - 10312.]
     PART 3. CONSOLIDATION OF ELECTIONS [10400. - 10418.]
     PART 4. UNIFORM DISTRICT ELECTION LAW [10500. - 10556.]
     PART 5. SCHOOL DISTRICT AND COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT GOVERNING BOARD ELECTIONS [10600. - 10604.]
     PART 6. ELECTIONS TO FILL VACANCIES [10700. - 10734.]
          CHAPTER 1. Nomination of Candidates for Legislative and Congressional Offices at Special Elections [10700. - 10707.]
          CHAPTER 2. Vacancy in Senate [10720. - 10720.]
          CHAPTER 3. Vacancies in Congressional Offices caused by Catastrophe [10730. - 10734.]
DIVISION 11. RECALL ELECTIONS [11000. - 11386.]
     CHAPTER 1. General Procedures: General Provisions and Initial Steps in the Recall [11000. - 11047.]
          ARTICLE 1. General Provisions [11000. - 11007.]
          ARTICLE 2. The Notice of Intention, Statement, and Answer [11020. - 11024.]
          ARTICLE 3. Recall Petition [11040. - 11047.]
     CHAPTER 2. Recall of State Officers: Intermediate Steps in the Recall [11100. - 11110.]
     CHAPTER 3. Recall of Local Officers: Intermediate Steps in the Recall [11200. - 11242.]
          ARTICLE 1. General Provisions [11200. - 11201.]
          ARTICLE 2. Recall Petitions [11220. - 11227.]
          ARTICLE 3. The Recall Election [11240. - 11242.]
     CHAPTER 4. General Procedures: Final Steps in the Recall [11300. - 11386.]
          ARTICLE 1. General Provisions [11300. - 11303.]
          ARTICLE 2. Ballots [11320. - 11327.]
          ARTICLE 3. Elections in General [11328. - 11329.]
          ARTICLE 4. Recall Elections [11381. - 11386.]
DIVISION 12. PREELECTION PROCEDURES [12000. - 12327.]
     CHAPTER 1. Proclamations And Election Orders [12000. - 12001.]
     CHAPTER 2. Preelection Notices [12101. - 12113.]
     CHAPTER 3. Precincts [12200. - 12288.]
          ARTICLE 1. General Provisions [12200. - 12200.]
          ARTICLE 2. Precinct Formation [12220. - 12225.]
          ARTICLE 3. Precinct Consolidations [12241. - 12241.]
          ARTICLE 4. Precinct Boundary Changes [12260. - 12262.]
          ARTICLE 5. Polling Places [12280. - 12288.]
     CHAPTER 4. Precinct Boards [12300. - 12327.]
          ARTICLE 1. General Provisions [12300. - 12327.]
DIVISION 13. BALLOTS, SAMPLE BALLOTS, AND VOTER PAMPHLETS [13000. - 13317.]
     CHAPTER 1. Purchasing Procedures [13000. - 13007.]
     CHAPTER 2. Forms of Ballots: Ballot Order [13100. - 13121.]
     CHAPTER 3. Ballot Printing Specifications [13200. - 13289.]
          ARTICLE 1. General Provisions [13200. - 13220.]
          ARTICLE 2. Allowable Changes in Ballot Format and Printing [13230. - 13233.]
          ARTICLE 3. Vote Tabulating Devices [13240. - 13247.]
          ARTICLE 4. Punchcards [13260. - 13267.]
          ARTICLE 5. Voting Machines [13282. - 13289.]
     CHAPTER 4. Sample Ballots and Voter Pamphlets [13300. - 13317.]
DIVISION 14. ELECTION DAY PROCEDURES [14000. - 14443.]
     CHAPTER 1. Privileges of Voters [14000. - 14003.]
     CHAPTER 1.5. Rights of Voters [14025. - 14032.]
     CHAPTER 2. Precinct Supplies [14100. - 14113.]
     CHAPTER 3. Procedures at Polls [14200. - 14313.]
          ARTICLE 1. Election Day Posting Requirements [14200. - 14203.]
          ARTICLE 2. Election Day Procedures [14210. - 14227.]
          ARTICLE 3. Challenging a Voter [14240. - 14253.]
          ARTICLE 4. Issuing Ballots and Voting [14270. - 14300.]
          ARTICLE 5. Provisional Voting [14310. - 14313.]
     CHAPTER 4. Closing of the Polls [14400. - 14443.]
          ARTICLE 1. General Provisions [14400. - 14405.]
          ARTICLE 2. Elections Using Voting Systems [14420. - 14421.]
          ARTICLE 3. Return of Supplies to the Clerk [14430. - 14435.]
          ARTICLE 4. Snap Tallies [14440. - 14443.]
DIVISION 15. SEMIFINAL OFFICIAL CANVASS, OFFICIAL CANVASS, RECOUNT, AND TIE VOTE PROCEDURES [15000. - 15702.]
     CHAPTER 1. Preparation for Canvass [15000. - 15004.]
     CHAPTER 2. Vote by Mail Ballot Processing [15100. - 15112.]
     CHAPTER 3. Semifinal Official Canvass [15150. - 15290.]
          ARTICLE 1. General Provisions [15150. - 15154.]
          ARTICLE 2. Automated Count in a Central Location [15200. - 15213.]
          ARTICLE 3. Automated Vote Count in Precincts [15250. - 15251.]
          ARTICLE 4. Establishing Election Return Centers and Multiple Counting Centers [15260. - 15261.]
          ARTICLE 5. Manual Vote Count in the Precinct [15270. - 15281.]
          ARTICLE 6. Manual Vote Count in a Central Place [15290. - 15290.]
     CHAPTER 4. Official Canvass [15300. - 15376.]
          ARTICLE 1. General Provisions [15300. - 15304.]
          ARTICLE 2. Processing Vote by Mail Ballots and Mail Ballot Precinct Ballots [15320. - 15321.]
          ARTICLE 3. Processing Write-In Votes [15340. - 15342.]
          ARTICLE 4. Processing and Counting Provisional Ballots [15350. - 15350.]
          ARTICLE 5. One Percent Manual Tally [15360. - 15360.]
          ARTICLE 6. Ballot Security and Reporting of Results [15370. - 15376.]
     CHAPTER 5. Announcement of Results [15400. - 15402.]
     CHAPTER 6. Determination of Elected or Nominated Candidates [15450. - 15490.]
          ARTICLE 1. General Provisions [15450. - 15452.]
          ARTICLE 2. Democratic Central Committee Conditions for Election of Candidate [15460. - 15460.]
          ARTICLE 3. Republican Central Committee Conditions for Election of Candidate [15470. - 15470.]
          ARTICLE 4. American Independent Central Committee Conditions for Election of Candidate [15480. - 15480.]
          ARTICLE 5. Peace and Freedom Central Committee Conditions for Election of Candidate [15490. - 15490.]
     CHAPTER 7. Duties of the Secretary of State [15500. - 15505.]
     CHAPTER 8. Disposition of Ballots and Supplies by the Elections Official [15550. - 15551.]
     CHAPTER 9. Recount [15600. - 15642.]
          ARTICLE 1. General Provisions [15600. - 15601.]
          ARTICLE 2. Elections Official-Ordered Recounts [15610. - 15610.]
          ARTICLE 3. Voter-Requested Recounts [15620. - 15634.]
          ARTICLE 4. Court-Ordered Recounts [15640. - 15642.]
     CHAPTER 10. Tie Votes [15650. - 15673.]
          ARTICLE 1. Elections Other than Primary Elections [15650. - 15654.]
          ARTICLE 2. At Primary Elections [15670. - 15673.]
     CHAPTER 11. Extension of Deadlines [15700. - 15702.]
DIVISION 16. ELECTIONS CONTESTS [16000. - 16940.]
     CHAPTER 1. General Provisions [16000. - 16003.]
     CHAPTER 2. Grounds for Contest [16100. - 16101.]
     CHAPTER 3. Contests at General Elections [16200. - 16204.]
     CHAPTER 4. Contests at Primary Elections [16300. - 16300.]
     CHAPTER 5. Form of Contest Statement [16400. - 16467.]
          ARTICLE 1. General Elections [16400. - 16404.]
          ARTICLE 2. Primary Elections [16420. - 16421.]
          ARTICLE 3. Contests Other than Recount [16440. - 16444.]
          ARTICLE 4. Contests Involving a Recount [16460. - 16467.]
     CHAPTER 6. Elections Official’s Duties [16500. - 16540.]
          ARTICLE 1. Contest Procedures at General Elections [16500. - 16503.]
          ARTICLE 2. Contest Procedures at Primary Elections: Contests Other Than Recount [16520. - 16521.]
          ARTICLE 3. Contest Procedures at Primary Elections: Involving a Recount [16540. - 16540.]
     CHAPTER 7. Court’s Duties [16600. - 16643.]
          ARTICLE 1. General Elections [16600. - 16603.]
          ARTICLE 2. Primary Elections: Contests Other than Recount [16620. - 16620.]
          ARTICLE 3. Primary Elections: Contests Involving a Recount [16640. - 16643.]
     CHAPTER 8. Court’s Decisions, Judgment, and Determinations [16700. - 16742.]
          ARTICLE 1. General Elections [16700. - 16703.]
          ARTICLE 2. Primary Elections: Other than Recount [16720. - 16720.]
          ARTICLE 3. Primary Elections: Involving a Recount [16740. - 16742.]
     CHAPTER 9. Costs [16800. - 16803.]
     CHAPTER 10. Appeals [16900. - 16940.]
          ARTICLE 1. General Elections [16900. - 16900.]
          ARTICLE 2. Primary Elections: Other than a Recount [16920. - 16920.]
          ARTICLE 3. Primary Elections: Involving a Recount [16940. - 16940.]
DIVISION 17. RETENTION AND PRESERVATION OF ELECTION RECORDS [17000. - 17506.]
     CHAPTER 1. Affidavits of Registration and Voter Registration Indexes [17000. - 17001.]
     CHAPTER 2. Nomination Documents [17100. - 17100.]
     CHAPTER 3. Initiative and Referendum Petitions [17200. - 17200.]
     CHAPTER 4. Precinct Supplies and Ballots [17300. - 17306.]
     CHAPTER 5. Recall Petitions [17400. - 17400.]
     CHAPTER 6. Miscellaneous Provisions [17501. - 17506.]
DIVISION 18. PENAL PROVISIONS [18000. - 18700.]
     CHAPTER 1. General Provisions [18000. - 18002.]
     CHAPTER 2. Voter Registration [18100. - 18111.]
     CHAPTER 3. Nomination of Candidates [18200. - 18205.]
     CHAPTER 4. Election Campaigns [18301. - 18390.]
          ARTICLE 1. Campaign Literature [18301. - 18304.]
          ARTICLE 2. Political Party Caucuses [18310. - 18311.]
          ARTICLE 3. Deceptive Online Activities [18320. - 18323.]
          ARTICLE 4. Political Meetings [18340. - 18340.]
          ARTICLE 5. Misrepresentation by Candidates [18350. - 18351.]
          ARTICLE 6. Solicitation of Funds [18360. - 18361.]
          ARTICLE 7. Electioneering [18370. - 18371.]
          ARTICLE 8. Vandalism at Polling Places [18380. - 18380.]
          ARTICLE 9. Misuse of State Publications [18390. - 18390.]
     CHAPTER 5. Ballots [18400. - 18403.]
     CHAPTER 6. Corruption of the Voting Process [18500. - 18578.]
          ARTICLE 1. General Provisions [18500. - 18502.]
          ARTICLE 2. Corruption of Voters [18520. - 18524.]
          ARTICLE 3. Intimidation of Voters [18540. - 18548.]
          ARTICLE 4. Corruption of Voting [18560. - 18578.]
     CHAPTER 7. Initiative, Referendum, and Recall [18600. - 18680.]
          ARTICLE 1. Improper Signature-Gathering Tactics [18600. - 18603.]
          ARTICLE 2. False or Ineligible Signatures on Petition [18610. - 18614.]
          ARTICLE 3. Improper Payments to Prevent Petition Circulation and Filing [18620. - 18622.]
          ARTICLE 4. Threats and Theft to Prevent Petition Circulation and Filing [18630. - 18631.]
          ARTICLE 5. Refusal of Circulators to Turn in Petitions [18640. - 18640.]
          ARTICLE 6. Misuse of Signatures on Petition [18650. - 18650.]
          ARTICLE 7. False Affidavits Concerning Petitions [18660. - 18661.]
          ARTICLE 8. Filing Petitions to Defeat an Initiative or Referendum [18670. - 18671.]
          ARTICLE 9. Misuse of Campaign Funds [18680. - 18680.]
     CHAPTER 8. Obligations of Precinct Board [18700. - 18700.]
DIVISION 19. APPROVAL OF VOTING SYSTEMS [19001. - 19386.]
     CHAPTER 1. General Provisions [19001. - 19005.]
     CHAPTER 2. Secretary of State Requirements [19100. - 19103.]
     CHAPTER 3. Approval of Voting Systems [19200. - 19255.]
          ARTICLE 1. Procedures for Approval of Voting Systems [19200. - 19217.]
          ARTICLE 2. Inspection of Approved Voting Systems [19220. - 19223.]
          ARTICLE 2.5. Accessible Voting Systems [19225. - 19229.5.]
          ARTICLE 3. Voting Modernization Bond Act of 2002 (Shelley-Hertzberg Act) [19230. - 19245.]
          ARTICLE 4. Direct Recording Electronic Voting Systems [19250. - 19255.]
     CHAPTER 4. Elections Using Voting Machines [19300. - 19386.]
          ARTICLE 1. General Provisions [19300. - 19304.]
          ARTICLE 2. Pre-election Procedures [19320. - 19323.]
          ARTICLE 3. Precincts and Board Members [19340. - 19341.]
          ARTICLE 4. Procedures at the Polls [19360. - 19363.]
          ARTICLE 5. Closing the Polls [19370. - 19371.]
          ARTICLE 6. Counting Procedures [19380. - 19386.]
DIVISION 20. ELECTION CAMPAIGNS [20000. - 20502.]
     CHAPTER 1. Endorsements of Candidates [20000. - 20010.]
     CHAPTER 2. Political Corporations [20100. - 20100.]
          ARTICLE 1. Incorporation [20100. - 20100.]
     CHAPTER 3. Campaign Funds [20200. - 20203.]
          ARTICLE 1. Solicitation [20200. - 20203.]
     CHAPTER 4. Limitations on the Use of Surplus Campaign Funds [20301. - 20301.]
     CHAPTER 5. Fair Campaign Practices [20400. - 20444.]
          ARTICLE 1. General Intent [20400. - 20400.]
          ARTICLE 2. Definitions [20420. - 20420.]
          ARTICLE 3. Code of Fair Campaign Practices [20440. - 20444.]
     CHAPTER 6. Libel and Slander [20500. - 20502.]
DIVISION 21. STATE AND LOCAL REAPPORTIONMENT [21000. - 22000.]
     CHAPTER 1. General Provisions [21000. - 21002.]
     CHAPTER 2. Senate Districts [21100. - 21140.]
     CHAPTER 3. Assembly Districts [21200. - 21280.]
     CHAPTER 4. Board of Equalization Districts [21300. - 21304.]
     CHAPTER 5. Congressional Districts [21400. - 21453.]
     CHAPTER 6. Supervisorial Districts [21500. - 21506.]
     CHAPTER 7. City Elections [21600. - 21620.1.]
          ARTICLE 1. General Law Cities [21600. - 21606.]
          ARTICLE 2. Chartered Cities [21620. - 21620.1.]
     CHAPTER 8. Special Districts [22000. - 22000.]




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