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Residence.

Office.

Name of Nominee.
For Members of State
Senate

Second District.
Fourth District.

(Etc.)
For Members of State
Assembly-

First District.
Second District.

Chairman (insert name of party)

State Committee of California.

:

Secretary (insert name of party)

State Committee of California. Subscribed and sworn to before me this

day of nineteen hundred and (Seal.)

Notary Public, If a statement of the nominations made by a county convention and the district conventions thereof: To the Secretary of State:

(or) To the County Clerk (or other proper officer) of

The undersigned, the chairman and secretary, respectively, of the (insert name of party) county committee of the county (or city and county) of — hereby certify that at a meeting of the (insert name of party) county convention of said county (of city and county) held on the days of -, nineteen hundred and

- the following nominations of candidates for public offices to be voted for at the next ensuing general election therein were duly and regularly made by said county convention and the district conventions thereof: Office. Name of Nominee.

Residence.

Chairman (insert name of party)

County Commitee of

Secretary (insert name of party)

County Committee of

Subscribed and sworn to before me this

nineteen hundred and

day of

(Seal.)

Notary Public. If a statement of the nominations made by a local (or municipal) convention and the district conventions thereof: To the County Clerk (or other proper officer) of

The undersigned, the chairman and secretary, respectively, of the (insert name of party, county or local) committee of the (city and county, city or town) of hereby certify that at a meeting of the (insert name of party, local or municipal) convention of said (city and county, city or town), held on the

days of nineteen hundred and - the following nominations of candidates for public offices to be voted for at the next ensuing local (or municipal) election held therein, were duly and regularly made by said local (or municipal) convention and the district conventions thereof: Office Name of Nominee.

Residence.

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Secretary (insert name of party,

county or local) Committee of Subscribed and sworn to before me this

nineteen hundred and

day of

(Seal.)

Notary Public. If the certificates of nomination are made by the chairman and secretary of any such convention they shall be in substantially the same form as the foregoing, signed and verified by the chairman and secretary of the convention instead of such officers of such political committees. En. March 12, 1872. Am'd. 1891, 166; 1901, 591.

Cal.Rep.Cit. 96, 372; 114, 486.

8 1188. Nominations other than by conventions. A candidate for public office may be nominated, otherwise than by a convention, in the manner following: A certificate of nomination containing the name of the candidate to be nominated, with the other information required to be given in the certificates provided for in section eleven hundred and eighty-seven of this code, shall be signed by electors residing within the district, or political division for which candidates are to be presented, equal in number to at least three per cent of the entire vote cast at the last preceding election in the state, district, or political division for which the nomination is to be made. Said petitioners may also designate any number of persons, not less than seven nor more than twenty-five, each and all of whom shall be signers to said petition to constitute a committee representing the signers of said certificate, collectively, as a political party by any name selected and adopted by them in said certificate of nomination; provided, said name is not the same or so similar to that of any existing party as to mislead voters. The said committee so desisnated shall constitute the governing body or committee of said party. Said signatures need not be appended to one Laper, but each signer shall add to his signature his place of residence, giving street and number, where such designation by street and number can be given. One of the signers of each such paper shall swear that the statements therein made are true, and that each signature to such paper appended is the genuine signature of the person whose name purports to be thereto subscribed. Any person signing to such certificate of nomination any name but his own, or any person making a false oath to such certificate of nomination, shall be punished by imprisonment in the state prison not exceeding five years. No voter who votes at any primary election of delegates to any convention shall sign any petition in favor of recommending for nomination any person as an independent candidate for any office for which candidates are to be or shall have been nominated at such convention. The clerk or officer with whom any petition of any independent candidate is filed, is authorized and directed to strike out or disregard the name or names of any electors, who, upon examination of the voting register, or otherwise, may be found to have signed such petition in violation of the provisions herein. En. March 12, 1872. Am'd. 1891, 166; 1893, 303; 1899, 32; 1901, 594.

Cal. Rep.Cit. 129, 328; 131, 267.

$ 1189. Certificates of nomination, filing of. Certificates of nomination shall be filed with the secretary of state for the nomination of candidates for offices to be filled by the electors of the entire state, or for members of the state board of equalization, state board of railroad commissioners, or house of representatives. Certificates of nomination shall be filed with the clerk or secretary of the legislative body of any incorporated city or town for the nomination of any candidate for an office under the government of any city or town, to be filled by the electors of such city or town. For all other nominations to public offices, certificates of nomination shall be filed with the clerks of the respective counties wherein the offices are to be filled by the electors; and where the district or political division embraces more than one county, such certificate must be filed with the clerk of the county in which the candidate resides; and the name of each such candidate, as specified in the certificate of nomination, shall be certified by said county clerk to the county clerks of the other counties within the district or political division not less than fifteen days before the day of election. En. March 12, 1872. Am'd. 1891, 167.

Cal.Rep.Cit. 137, 480.

$ 1190. Nominations, limitation upon. No certificate of nomination shall contain the name of more than one candidate for each office to be filled. No person shall join in nominating, under the provisions of this code, more than one nominee for each office to be filled; and no person who has voted in a convention for or against a candidate for any office shall join in nominating, in any manner, any other nominee for that office, and no person shall accept a nomination to more than one office. En. March 12, 1872. Am'd. 1885, 114; 1891, 167.

$ 1191. Certificates of nomination, preservation of. The secretary of state shall preserve in his office for the period of two years all certificates of nomination filed therein under the provisions of this code; and each county clerk shall preserve in his office for a like period all certificates of nomination filed therein under the provisions of this code; and each clerk or secretary of the legislative body of any incorporated city or town shall, for a like period, preserve in his office all certificates of nomination filed therein under the provisions of this code. En. March 12, 1872. Am'd. 1873-4, 24; 1889, 210; 1891, 167.

Cal.Rep.Cit. 46, 404; 46, 405; 67, 498; 92, 136; 92, 137.

$ 1192. Certificate of nomination, time of filing-Vacancies. Certificates of nomination required to be filed with the secretary of state shall be filed not more than sixty days and not less than forty days before the day fixed by law for the election of the persons in nomination, when the nomination is made by a convention, and not more than sixty days and not less than thirty days before the day of election, when the nomination is made by electors, as provided in section one thousand one hundred and eighty-eight of this code. Certificates of nomination required to be filed with the county clerks, or with the clerk or secretary of the legislative body of any city or town, shall be filed, not more than fifty nor less than thirty days before the day of election, when the nomination is made by a convention, and not more than fifty days nor less than twenty days before the day of election, when the nomination is made by electors. The county clerk of the county wherein certificates of nominations for senators and members of the assembly and judges of the superior court are required to be filed, must, within five days after the filing of such certificates, make out a copy of such certificate of nomination, certify the same under his official seal, and forward such copy or copies to the secretary of state. Should a vacancy in the list of nominees of a convention occur, such vacancy may be filled by the convention; or if it has delegated to a committee the power to fill vacancies, such committee may, upon the occurring of such vacancy, proceed to fill the same; provided, that no nomination shall be made or certified at a period before the day of election less than the minimum number of days provided for filing certificates of nomination made under this code. The chairman and secretary of the convention, or of such committee, shall thereupon make and file with the proper officer a certificate setting forth the cause of the vacancy, the name of the person nominated, the office for which he was nominated, the name of the person for whom the new nominee is to be substituted, the fact that the committee was authorized to fill vacancies, and such further information as is required to be given in an original certificate of nomination.

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