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Over 20 Million Californians Registered to Vote

SACRAMENTO, CA March 11, 2019 – California has hit a new record for voter registration, with over 20 million Californians now registered to vote. California’s total registered voters is greater than the population of all but two other U.S. states—Texas and Florida. Today, Secretary of State Alex Padilla also released the latest Report of Registration which […]

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TODAY: California is One Year Out from Our March 3, 2020 Presidential Primary

SACRAMENTO March 3, 2019 – One year from today, California will hold its March 3, 2020 Presidential Primary. With an earlier 2020 Primary, California voters will have a unique opportunity to shape the national discourse and the selection of presidential nominees. “Mark your calendars — in 2020 Californians will be voting in prime time,” Secretary […]

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Secretary of State Alex Padilla Sets Deadline for Counties to Retire Old Voting Machines and Modernize Election Infrastructure

SACRAMENTO, Feb. 27, 2019 -In an effort to strengthen the security of California’s election infrastructure, Secretary of State Alex Padilla has initiated the process for withdrawing certification or conditional approval of voting systems that were not tested or certified under the most recent state security standards. County elections officials must now implement a voting system […]

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‘No Stamp, No Problem’ – All Vote-by-Mail Ballots Now Come with Prepaid Postage Return Envelopes

SACRAMENTO, CA February 25, 2019 – 2019 is the first year that all California vote-by-mail ballots will come with prepaid postage return envelopes and Secretary of State Alex Padilla is announcing a new social media campaign to educate voters about this change. Today also marks the beginning of vote-by-mail ballots being sent to voters for the March 26, 2019 […]

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Secretary of State Alex Padilla Certifies Candidates for Senate District 1 Special Primary Election

February 6, 2019 – Secretary of State Alex Padilla today certified the lists of candidates who will appear on the March 26, 2019 Senate District 1 Special Primary Election ballots. (Includes portions of Alpine, El Dorado, Lassen, Modoc, Nevada, Placer, Plumas, Sacramento, Shasta, Sierra, and Siskiyou counties.) STATE SENATOR DISTRICT 1 STEVE BAIRD – Democratic […]

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One Year Out: Vote-by-Mail Ballots for 2020 Primary to be Mailed February 3, 2020

SACRAMENTO February 3, 2019 – One year from today, county elections officials will begin mailing vote-by-mail ballots to California voters for the March 3, 2020 Primary.  “While the eyes of the nation will be on the Iowa Caucuses on February 3, 2020, millions of ballots will begin to be delivered to California voters,” California Secretary of State Alex Padilla said. […]

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Secretary Padilla Statement on Federal Court Striking Down Census Citizenship Question

SACRAMENTO January 15, 2019 – California Secretary of State Alex Padilla issued the following statement after a federal judge in New York struck down the Trump Administration’s attempt to add a citizenship question to the 2020 Census. “Today’s ruling is a victory for democracy and a major blow to the Trump Administration’s attempts to undermine […]

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CA Secretary of State Alex Padilla: It is bizarre that Paul Ryan cannot grasp basic voting rights protections

SACRAMENTO, Nov. 29, 2018 – California Secretary of State Alex Padilla issued the following response after Speaker Paul Ryan’s comments calling California elections “bizarre”. It is bizarre that Paul Ryan cannot grasp basic voting rights protections. It shouldn’t “defy logic” that elections officials are meticulous in counting every eligible ballot. California works to ensure every […]

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Polls Now Open in California

SACRAMENTO November 6, 2018 – Today, California voters will head to the polls to vote in the general elections for U.S. Senator, U.S. House of Representatives, Statewide Constitutional offices, and State Legislative offices, as well as 11 statewide propositions. Polls are open from 7:00am to 8:00pm. “Election Day is finally here. And voter registration is at […]

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Record 19.6 Million Californians Registered to Vote

SACRAMENTO, Calif. November 2, 2018 – Secretary of State Alex Padilla released the final statewide Report of Registration ahead of the November 6, 2018, Statewide General Election. An all-time record of 19,696,371 Californians were registered to vote at the 15 day voter registration deadline on October 22, 2018. This is an increase of 1,892,548 registered […]

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CA Secretary of State Encourages Voters to be Vigilant of Election Misinformation

SACRAMENTO, Oct. 29, 2018 – California Secretary of State Alex Padilla launched the VoteSure initiative today, a first-of-its kind statewide public education campaign to increase voter awareness about election misinformation online and provide official, trusted election resources. The campaign includes the launch of VoteSure.sos.ca.gov, a new web portal that consolidates important voter resources for the November 6, 2018 General Election. “Californians are […]

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Midnight Deadline to Register to Vote for November 6, 2018 General Election

SACRAMENTO, CAlif. October 22, 2018 – Today, October 22 is the deadline for Californians to register to vote or update their voter registration information for the November 6, 2018 General Election if they want to vote at their regular polling place or vote by mail. “Californians have until midnight tonight to register to vote or update […]

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477 Schools Participate in California Student Mock Election

SACRAMENTO October 17, 2018 – 477 schools cast 55,084 ballots in California’s Student Mock Election. Last week, California students participating in the statewide Mock Election “voted” for Governor, United States Senator and eleven statewide measures that will be on the November 6, 2018 General Election ballot. The Secretary of State’s office provided schools with mock […]

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Secretary of State Announces Opening of Ballot Dropboxes in Voter’s Choice Act Counties

SACRAMENTO, Oct. 9, 2018 – Ballot dropboxes are opening today in Madera, Napa, Nevada, Sacramento, and San Mateo counties—the five counties that have adopted the Voter’s Choice Act for the November 6, 2018 General Election. In these five counties, every voter will automatically receive a vote-by-mail ballot. Voters will have the option of returning their […]

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Sec. of State: Nearly 1.5 Million More Registered Voters Since last Gubernatorial Election

SACRAMENTO, Oct. 2, 2018 – As of September 7, there were 19,086,589 Californians registered to vote. This is the highest total number of registered voters heading into a Gubernatorial General Election in state history. 75.81% of eligible Californians are registered to vote. There are 1,451,713 more registered voters than there were at the same point […]

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Secretary of State Alex Padilla Urges Californians to Register to Vote on National Voter Registration Day

SACRAMENTO, Calif. September 25, 2018 – Today is National Voter Registration Day, and Secretary of State Alex Padilla is encouraging Californians to ensure they are registered ahead of the November 6, General Election. “Whether this will be your first time voting or you’re a veteran, the first step to casting a ballot is to have up-to-date […]