Continue Reading... Initiative and Referendum Qualification Status as of August 10, 2017
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Initiative and Referendum Qualification Status as of August 10, 2017

Once a proposed initiative or referendum has cleared for circulation, fails to qualify for the ballot, or is in the process of having its signatures verified, the proposed initiative or…

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Initiative and Referendum Qualification Status as of August 16, 2017

Once a proposed initiative or referendum has cleared for circulation, fails to qualify for the ballot, or is in the process of having its signatures verified, the proposed initiative or…

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Initiative and Referendum Qualification Status as of July 20, 2017

Once a proposed initiative or referendum has cleared for circulation, fails to qualify for the ballot, or is in the process of having its signatures verified, the proposed initiative or…

Continue Reading... Initiative and Referendum Qualification Status as of July 26, 2017
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Initiative and Referendum Qualification Status as of July 26, 2017

Once a proposed initiative or referendum has cleared for circulation, fails to qualify for the ballot, or is in the process of having its signatures verified, the proposed initiative or…

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Initiative and Referendum Qualification Status as of July 20, 2017

Once a proposed initiative or referendum has cleared for circulation, fails to qualify for the ballot, or is in the process of having its signatures verified, the proposed initiative or…

Continue Reading... Initiative and Referendum Qualification Status as of July 14, 2017
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Initiative and Referendum Qualification Status as of July 14, 2017

Once a proposed initiative or referendum has cleared for circulation, fails to qualify for the ballot, or is in the process of having its signatures verified, the proposed initiative or…

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Initiative and Referendum Qualification Status as of July 20, 2017

Once a proposed initiative or referendum has cleared for circulation, fails to qualify for the ballot, or is in the process of having its signatures verified, the proposed initiative or…

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Initiative and Referendum Qualification Status as of July 14, 2017

Once a proposed initiative or referendum has cleared for circulation, fails to qualify for the ballot, or is in the process of having its signatures verified, the proposed initiative or…

Continue Reading... November 7, 2017, Elections: Randomized Alphabet Drawing
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November 7, 2017, Elections: Randomized Alphabet Drawing

In accordance with Elections Code section 13112(b)(1)(F), the Secretary of State’s office conducted a drawing of the letters of the alphabet to determine the randomized alphabet for use in the…

Continue Reading... Voting Systems: OVSTA Monthly Update – August 2017
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Voting Systems: OVSTA Monthly Update – August 2017

Each month, the Office of Voting Systems Technology Assessment (OVSTA) provides an update on Election Assistance Commission (EAC) and Secretary of State (SOS) activities related to voting technology.

Continue Reading... Initiative: 1801, Related to California Autonomy and Nationhood
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Initiative: 1801, Related to California Autonomy and Nationhood

Pursuant to Elections Code section 9004(c), we transmit herewith a copy of the Title and Summary prepared by the Attorney General and the text of a proposed initiative measure entitled:

Continue Reading... Voting Modernization Board: Actions from the July 20, 2017 Meeting
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Voting Modernization Board: Actions from the July 20, 2017 Meeting

The following are the action items from the July 20, 2017, meeting of the Voting Modernization Board:

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VoteCal: County Test Environment

The Secretary of State (SOS) is developing a dedicated County Test Environment (CTE) for counties to conduct testing between VoteCal and their system which will contain a copy of the…

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Voting Modernization Board: 07/20/17 Meeting Agenda

Attached is the agenda for the next Voting Modernization Board (VMB) meeting to be held on Thursday, July 20, 2017, at 10:30 a.m. in the Secretary of State’s 1st Floor…

Continue Reading... Initiative: 1800, Related to Road Repair and Transportation Funding
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Initiative: 1800, Related to Road Repair and Transportation Funding

Pursuant to Elections Code section 9004(c), we transmit herewith a copy of the Title and Summary prepared by the Attorney General and the text of a proposed initiative measure entitled:

Continue Reading... Voting Accessibility Advisory Committee: July 19, 2017, Meeting
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Voting Accessibility Advisory Committee: July 19, 2017, Meeting

Attached is the notice and agenda for the next Voting Accessibility Advisory Committee (VAAC) meeting to be held on Wednesday, July 19, 2017, at 1:00 p.m. in the 2nd Floor…

Continue Reading... Voting Modernization Board: Next Scheduled Meeting – July 20, 2017
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Voting Modernization Board: Next Scheduled Meeting – July 20, 2017

The next Voting Modernization Board (VMB) meeting is scheduled for Thursday, July 20, 2017, at 10:30 a.m. in the auditorium of the Secretary of State’s Office in Sacramento.

Continue Reading... Voting Systems: OVSTA Monthly Update – July 2017
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Voting Systems: OVSTA Monthly Update – July 2017

Each month, the Office of Voting Systems Technology Assessment (OVSTA) provides an update on Election Assistance Commission (EAC) and Secretary of State (SOS) activities related to voting technology.

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New Measure Eligible for California’s November 2016 Ballot
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New Measure Eligible for California’s November 2016 Ballot

Print Version (PDF) AP15:087 November 2, 2015 CONTACT: Sam Mahood (916) 653-6575 SACRAMENTO – Secretary of State Alex Padilla today announced that an initiative is eligible for the November 8,…

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Proposed Initiative Enters Circulation

Print Version (PDF) AP15:079   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 26, 2015 CONTACT: Sam Mahood (916) 653-6575 Marijuana Legalization. Initiative Statute.   SACRAMENTO – Secretary of State Alex Padilla announced the…

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Proposed Initiative Enters Circulation

Print Version (PDF) AP15:072 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 29, 2015 CONTACT: Sam Mahood (916) 653-6575 Legislature Expansion. Legislative Process. Initiative Constitutional Amendment.   SACRAMENTO – Secretary of State Alex Padilla…