Terms Used In California Codes > Business and Professions Code > Division 8 > Chapter 8 - Unfair Practices
- Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
- Election: means any election including a primary that is provided for under this code. See California Elections Code 318
- Elector: means a person who is a United States citizen 18 years of age or older and, except as specified in subdivision (b), is a resident of an election precinct in this state on or before the day of an election. See California Elections Code 321
- Licensee: means any person authorized by a license, certificate, registration, or other means to engage in a business or profession regulated by this code or referred to in Sections 1000 and 3600. See California Business and Professions Code 23.8
- Nominate: means the selection, at a state-conducted primary election, of candidates who are entitled by law to participate in the general election for that office, but does not mean any other lawful mechanism that a political party may adopt for the purposes of choosing the candidate who is preferred by the party for a nonpartisan or voter-nominated office. See California Elections Code 332.5
- Party: means a political party or organization that has qualified for participation in any primary or presidential general election. See California Elections Code 338