Candidate materials 


Becoming a Candidate 







General Election: November 6, 2018 

You may file paperwork to become a candidate for any office up for election in Inyo County on November 6, 2018 at the Elections Department located at 168 N. Edwards Street, Independence beginning July 16, 2018. Our office hours are 8:00 am - 12:00 pm & 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm Monday through Friday.

View the Inyo County Candidate's Guide for the June 5, 2018 Primary & November 6, 2018 General Elections. 

District Boundaries

To view district boundaries, please visit the Inyo County Data Viewer.


Offices up for election on November 6, 2018
Two candidates that received the most votes in June 2018Term
Governor4 year term
Lieutenant Governor4 year term
Secretary of State4 year term
Controller4 year term
Treasurer4 year term
Attorney General4 year term
Insurance Commissioner4 year term
Superintendent of Public Instruction4 year term
Member, State Board of Equalization 1st District4 year term
United States Representative, 8th District2 year term
State Senator, 8th District4 year term
Member of the State Assembly, 26th District2 year term
Top two candidates from local countywide races where more than two candidates filed, but no candidate received more than 50% of the vote
Offices open for filing in November 6, 2018Term
Bishop City Council Member
Big Pine Unified School District Board Member
Bishop Unified School District Board Member
Death Valley Unified School District Board Member
Lone Pine Unified School District Board Member
Owens Valley Unified School District Board Member
Round Valley Unified School District Board Member
Trona Joint Unified School District Board Member
Kern Community College District, Trustee Area 2
Northern Inyo County Hospital District Director
Southern Inyo County Healthcare District Director
Inyo-Mono Resource Conservation Board Member

Raising and spending money





Below are helpful links for candidates to find out information about campaign financing rules and to locate campaign finance forms on the Fair Political Practices Commission website.


Obtaining voter information





Pursuant to Elections Code §2188, and §2194, voter registration information is available to persons or groups for election, scholarly, journalistic, political or governmental purposes as determined by the Secretary of State. If you would like to request voter registration information, please complete the Application below and email the form to: mhartshorn@inyocounty.us

Application to request voter files

Reports that are available from the elections office