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November 8, 2022, General Election, Campaign Guide: Introduction and Table of Contents

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This guide has been prepared to assist candidates, committees, and members of the news media in preparing for the upcoming November 8, 2022, General Election. It is not intended to be all-encompassing but instead summarize major provisions related to candidates and committees involved in elections in Sonoma County and the State of California.

While staff has attempted to be as informative as possible in compiling this information, and we appreciate the opportunity to address your questions not answered in this handbook, the law prohibits employees from answering questions of a legal nature.  This handbook is not intended as a substitute for legal counsel.  For your protection, we strongly urge you to consult an attorney.

For additional information, feel free to contact our office Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., excluding County holidays. Our email is, our phone number is (707) 565-6800, and our website is Our office is located at 435 Fiscal Dr, Santa Rosa, CA 95403, and our mailing address is PO Box 11485, Santa Rosa, CA 95406.

Deva Marie Proto

Sonoma County Clerk-Recorder-Assessor-Registrar of Voters


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