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Board of Equalization Shake-up

In the largest change to California’s constitutional offices since the office of Insurance Commissioner became elected in 1990, the Legislature recently voted to transfer almost all of the authority from the Board of Equalization.

The Board, which was created in 1879, oversaw the collection of California's sales tax and a variety of other taxes and fees as well as appeals of state taxes.

The tax collection functions will be assigned to the new Department of Tax and Fee Administration (already being called "TFA" by staff) and much of the appellate functions will be transferred to administrative law judges. 

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Elections and Significant Dates
December 5th was the AD-51 Special General Election
72 days until the AD-39 Special Primary Election
  + Candidate Filing Period ends in 18 days.
  + Certified List of Candidates released in 24 days.
72 days until the AD-45 Special Primary Election (Dababneh)
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  + Certified List of Candidates released in 24 days.
72 days until the AD-54 Special Primary Election (Ridley-Thomas)
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  + Certified List of Candidates released in 24 days.
135 
days until the SD-29 Recall Election (Newman)
  + Candidate Filing Period ends in 75 days.
  + Certified List of Candidates released in 80 days.
135 days until the 2018 Primary Election
  + Candidate Filing Period ends in 47 days.
  + Certified List of Candidates released in 67 days.
289
days until the 2018 General Election
1017 days until the 2020 General Election