Chapter 6. Affidavit Of Candidate of California Elections Code >> Division 8. >> Part 2. >> Chapter 6.

At least 88 days prior to the election, each candidate shall leave with the officer with whom his or her nomination papers are required to be left, a declaration of candidacy which states all of the following:
  (a) The candidate's residence, with street and number, if any.
  (b) That the candidate is a voter in the precinct in which he or she resides.
  (c) The name of the office for which he or she is a candidate.
  (d) That the candidate will not withdraw as a candidate before the election.
  (e) That, if elected, the candidate will qualify for the office. The name of a candidate shall not be placed on the ballot unless the declaration of candidacy provided for in this section has been properly filed.