§ 590.

VOTER INFORMATION PAMPHLET; PUBLIC EXAMINATION

California Elections Code Sections 9295 and 13313 require that certain materials submitted for publication in the voter information pamphlet shall be subject to a 10-day public examination period. The public examination period for each category of material is specified below. Following the close of the public examination period for each category of material, the Department of Elections may proceed with publication of that material.

a.

Candidate Materials. Candidate legal names submitted under Section 210 of this Article, 1 candidate qualification statements submitted under Section 220 of this Article, ballot designations submitted under Section 225 of this Article, and translated or transliterated Chinese names submitted under Section 401 of this Article shall be available for public examination for a period often days immediately following the filing deadline for submission of those materials.

b.

Ballot Measure Materials.

1.

Ballot Digests. Statements prepared by the Ballot Simplification Committee pursuant to Section 610 of this Article shall be available for public examination starting no later than noon on the eighty-fourth day prior to the election. The examination period shall end at noon on the seventy-fourth day prior to the election.

2.

Controller Statements. Statements prepared by the Controller pursuant to Section 520 of this Article shall be available for public examination starting no later than noon on the eighty-fourth day prior to the election. The public examination period shall end at noon on the seventy-fourth day prior to the election.

3.

City Attorney Statements or Questions. Statements or questions prepared by the City Attorney pursuant to Section 510 of this Article shall be available for public examination starting no later than noon on the eighty-fourth day prior to the election. The public examination period shall end at noon on the seventy-fourth day prior to the election.

4.

Proponent and Opponent Arguments. Proponent and opponent arguments submitted pursuant to Section 535(a) of this Article shall be available for public examination starting no later than noon on the eighty-first day prior to the election. The public examination period shall end at noon on the seventy-first day prior to the election.

5.

Rebuttal Arguments. Rebuttal arguments submitted pursuant to Section 535(b) of this Article shall be available for public examination starting no later than noon on the seventy-seventh day prior to the election. The public examination period shall end at noon on the sixty-seventh day prior to the election.

6.

Paid Arguments. Paid arguments submitted pursuant to Section 535(c) of this Article shall be available for public examination starting no later than noon on the seventy-seventh day prior to the election. The public examination period shall end at noon on the sixty-seventh day prior to the election.

c.

Other Materials. For all other materials submitted for publication in the voter information pamphlet that are subject to a 10-day public examination period pursuant to California Elections Code Sections 9295 and 13313, but for which an examination period is not specified by this Section, the examination period shall commence no later than noon on the seventy-seventh day prior to the election and shall end at noon on the sixty-seventh day prior to the election.

CODIFICATION NOTE

History

(Added by Ord. 429-97, App. 11/17/97; amended by Ord. 183-03, File No. 030652, App. 7/25/2003; Ord. 223-04, File No. 040980, App. 8/25/2004; Ord. 291-06, File No. 061375, App. 11/29/2006; Ord. 50-13 , File No. 120899, App. 3/28/2013, Eff. 4/27/2013)

1. This section contains references throughout to other sections "of this Article." This Article V includes sections numbered 500 et seq. Other articles of this Code include sections numbered 210, 220, and 225 (Article II); 401 (Article IV); and 610 (Article VI).

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