November 13, 2023 – Candidate filing for the March 5 Presidential Primary Election officially begins at the Nevada County Elections Office today. Prospective candidates may file their Declarations of Candidacy and Nomination Papers now through December 8 during regular business hours, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m., Monday through Friday (excluding holidays).

Candidates are encouraged to make an appointment with the Elections Office and to file early. Making an appointment is easy and can be done online at

Candidates are also encouraged to consult the Candidate Handbook for the upcoming primary. The Candidate Handbook includes important information that all candidates need to know when running for office. Our office has printed copies and you can also find the Handbook online at

Other important information about the March 5 Presidential Primary Election is available on our website at

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