Kern County has declared a local emergency related to the coronavirus. Effective May 18, the Elections Division will be handling transactions by mail and email. In-person services will be by appointment only. For additional information email elections@kerncounty.com or call (661) 868-3590.

7/13/2020
thru
8/7/2020
November 3, 2020 Presidential General Election
Filing period for Nomination

8/7/2020
November 3, 2020 Presidential General Election
Last day a City/District may consolidate

8/7/2020
November 3, 2020 Presidential General Election
Last day to file a Tax Rate Statement

8/8/2020
thru
8/12/2020
November 3, 2020 Presidential General Election
Last day to file nomination papers - extension period
(Extension period is for anyone other than the Incumbent – office extends if the Incumbent fails to file. If the Incumbent is termed out or it is a vacant office there is no extension).

8/17/2020
November 3, 2020 Presidential General Election
Last day to file Arguments For or Against

8/17/2020
November 3, 2020 Presidential General Election
Last day for County Counsel to provide an Impartial Analysis

8/24/2020
November 3, 2020 Presidential General Election
Last day to file Rebuttal Arguments

9/7/2020
thru
10/20/2020
November 3, 2020 Presidential General Election
Write-in Candidate filing period

10/5/2020
November 3, 2020 Presidential General Election
First Day to Issue Vote by Mail Ballots

10/19/2020
November 3, 2020 Presidential General Election
Last Day to Register to Vote at the Polls

10/20/2020
thru
11/2/2020
November 3, 2020 Presidential General Election
Conditional Voter Registration in the Elections Division only

11/3/2020
November 3, 2020 Presidential General Election
Conditional Voter Registration at Poll Sites and the Elections Division

Wednesday January 1, 2020

New Year’s Day


Monday January 20,2020

Martin Luther King’s Birthday


Monday February 17,2020

Washington’s Birthday


Monday May 25, 2020

Memorial Day


Friday July 3 , 2020

Independence Day Observed (in lieu of 7/4)


Monday September 7, 2020

Labor Day


Wednesday November 11, 2020

Veteran’s Day


Thursday November 26, 2020

Thanksgiving Day


Friday November 27, 2020

Day after Thanksgiving


Thursday December 24, 2020

Christmas Eve


Friday December 25 , 2020

Christmas Day


Thursday December 31 , 2020

New Year's Eve


Friday January 1, 2021

New Year's Day