Ventura County Clerk-Recorder
Employer / Organization
Jun 07, 2022
Feb 14, 2022 - Mar 11, 2022
The Ventura County Clerk issues marriage licenses, performs civil marriage ceremonies, processes fictitious business name filings, and provides for the qualification and registration of notaries, process servers and miscellaneous statutory oaths and other filings. All functions of the office are conducted under provisions of the State Constitution and County Codes.The Ventura County Recorder is responsible for the recording of deeds, deeds of trust, court decrees and other documents affecting title to real property in Ventura County. The division also maintains Uniform Commercial Code filings: subdivision maps and, vital statistics including birth, death and marriages within the county. This Division also creates digital images of real property and vital records and provides and maintains an efficient retrieval system to support public for this information. All functions of the office are conducted under provisions of the State Constitution and County Codes. The clerk-recorder serves a term of 4 years and the salary of this position is $160,615.
Application GuidelinesTo file for this position follow these three simple steps: 1) Contact the Ventura County Elections Division at (805) 654-2664 to verify that your address qualifies for the position and that you meet any other candidacy requirements (for example, living within the district for a specified amount of time prior to the election). 2) Obtain the correct filing papers from the county elections office. It is understood that first time or beginning candidates may need someone to review the paperwork with them, so it is useful to stop by the office in person during normal business hours, or arrange a time that you can speak with someone while picking up the filing papers. The California Secretary of State's Elections Division is also a great resource and can be reached at (916) 657-2166 or http://www.sos.ca.gov/elections 3) Submit the filing papers within 113-88 days prior to the election (most California elections use the 113-88 day filing window). You will then be able to appear on the ballot! This county position goes through a June primary, meaning that this June date is the first election for candidates that want to appear on the ballot. If a candidate wins the June primary by a simple majority vote (more than 50%), that candidate will be elected into office for this position. If no candidate wins a simple majority vote in the June primary, the top two vote getters will advance to the November general election. In this case, the candidate with more votes in the November general election will be elected into office for this position. If you have any questions regarding running for this position, contact your county's elections office as soon as possible. Submit application to: Ventura County Elections Division, 800 South Victoria Avenue, Ventura, CA 93009-1200
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Ventura County Elections Division, 800 South Victoria Avenue, Ventura , CA, 93009-1260, US