§ 1 This act shall be known as the Elections Code.
§ 2 The provisions of this code, insofar as they are substantially the …
§ 3 If any provision of this code or the application thereof to any …
§ 4 Unless the provision or the context otherwise requires, these general …
§ 5 Division, part, chapter, article, and section headings do not in any …
§ 6 Whenever a power is granted to, or a duty is imposed upon, a public …
§ 7 Writing includes any form of recorded message capable of …
§ 8 As used in this code, the present tense includes the past and future …
§ 9 (a) Counting of words, for purposes of this code, shall be as …
§ 10 (a) The Secretary of State is the chief elections officer of the …
§ 10.5 (a) There is established within the Secretary of State the …
§ 11 On written call of the Secretary of State, the county elections …
§ 12 Whenever any candidate files a declaration of candidacy, nomination …
§ 13 (a) A person shall not be considered a legally qualified …
§ 13.5 (a) (1) Notwithstanding subdivision (a) of Section 13, no …
§ 14 In case of a disaster in which a portion or all of the voting records …
§ 15 Notwithstanding any other provision of law, if the last day for the …
§ 16 A copy of Section 84305 of the Government Code shall be provided by …
§ 17 The Secretary of State shall establish and maintain administrative …
§ 20 (a) A person shall not be considered a candidate for, and is not …

Terms Used In California Codes > Elections Code > Division 0.5 > Chapter 1 - General Provisions

  • ballot: means any of the following:

    California Elections Code 301

  • Board: means the Respiratory Care Board of California. See California Business and Professions Code 3704
  • candidate: includes any officeholder who is subject to a recall election. See California Elections Code 305
  • Department: means the Department of Food and Agriculture. See California Food and Agricultural Code 32
  • Department: means the Department of Consumer Affairs. See California Business and Professions Code 3704
  • Election: means any election including a primary that is provided for under this code. See California Elections Code 318
  • Elections official: means any of the following:

    California Elections Code 320

  • Embezzlement: In most states, embezzlement is defined as theft/larceny of assets (money or property) by a person in a position of trust or responsibility over those assets. Embezzlement typically occurs in the employment and corporate settings. Source: OCC
  • General election: means either of the following:

    California Elections Code 324

  • Nolo contendere: No contest-has the same effect as a plea of guilty, as far as the criminal sentence is concerned, but may not be considered as an admission of guilt for any other purpose.
  • Party: means a political party or organization that has qualified for participation in any primary or presidential general election. See California Elections Code 338
  • Primary election: includes all primary nominating elections provided for by this code. See California Elections Code 341
  • Respiratory care: includes "respiratory therapy" or "inhalation therapy" where those terms mean respiratory care. See California Business and Professions Code 3704
  • Respiratory therapy school: means a program reviewed and approved by the board. See California Business and Professions Code 3704
  • Voter: means any elector who is registered under this code. See California Elections Code 359
  • Voter-nominated office: means a congressional or state elective office for which a candidate may choose to have his or her party preference or lack of party preference indicated upon the ballot. See California Elections Code 359.5