Article 2. Elections of California Elections Code >> Division 7. >> Part 2. >> Chapter 4. >> Article 2.
At every presidential primary election, a county central
committee may be elected in each county.
The elections official, no later than January 31 preceding
the presidential primary, shall compute the number of members of the
committee allotted to each Assembly district or supervisor district,
as the case may be, pursuant to this article.
In each county the name of each candidate for member of a
committee shall appear upon the ballot only upon the filing of a
nomination paper pursuant to Article 2 (commencing with Section 8020)
to Article 6 (commencing with Section 8100), inclusive, of Chapter 1
of Part 1 of Division 8, signed in his or her behalf by the voters
of the Assembly or supervisorial district in which he or she is a
If the elections official, on the 73rd day prior to the
presidential primary election, finds that the number of candidates
nominated for election to a committee from an Assembly or
supervisorial district does not exceed the number of candidates to be
elected from that Assembly or supervisorial district, the
designation of the office and the names of the candidates shall not
be printed on this party's ballot in the Assembly or supervisorial
district. In lieu thereof, the board of supervisors shall declare
elected the candidates who have been nominated.
Whenever a candidate for election to a committee dies on or
before the day of election, and a sufficient number of ballots are
marked as being voted for him or her to entitle him or her to
election if he or she had lived until after the election, a vacancy
exists on the county central committee, which shall be filled by the
committee in the same manner as other vacancies are filled.
Notwithstanding any other provision of law, a county central
committee, in accordance with the rules and regulations adopted by
the committee, may select its members at any time by holding a caucus
or convention, or by using any other method of selection approved by