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Nevada County Registrar’s note about our upcoming Statewide Primary Election on June 7, 2022

I was appointed Nevada County Clerk-Recorder in 2007 by the Nevada County Board of Supervisors.  Subsequently, I thank the voters of Nevada County for demonstrating their confidence in me by returning me to office in the last three statewide primary elections.  I pledge to continue to manage the offices of Clerk-Recorder and Registrar of Voters […]

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Nevada County Elections Office: Candidate Filing-June 7, 2022 Gubernatorial Statewide Direct Primary

Matt Beauchamp, candidate for Nevada County District Attorney, has not met the requirements of Election Code Section 201, and is therefore not eligible to be elected Nevada County District Attorney.  Therefore, Matt Beauchamp will not be on the ballot for the June 7, 2022 Gubernatorial Statewide Direct Primary Election. Lori Steele, candidate for Nevada County […]

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Nevada County Clerk-Recorder forced to temporarily suspend in person services over security concerns

NEVADA CITY, CA—Last Thursday afternoon, the Office of the Nevada County Clerk- Recorder/Registrar of Voters made the hard decision to temporarily close its lobby over security concerns relating to a recall petition. A group of recall proponents, displeased with our office’s efforts to initiate a COVID-19 protocol and enforce a mask mandate, forcibly entered the […]

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Op-Ed | Greg Diaz: “Forensic Audit” in Nevada County – Unnecessary and Here’s Why

The California Secretary of State and several counties, including Nevada County, are receiving a large number of calls and correspondence requesting “forensic audits” of elections. When someone calls for a “forensic audit” they’re essentially asking for an independent third party to come into our election systems, review our logs, machines, and source code, and physically […]

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Voter Concerns Addressed Regarding Access To Voting At The Rood Center

October 16, 2020 – The Nevada County Registrar of Voters has received concern from voters about personal safety while voting in person at the Rood Center, as well as the drive-up ballot drop box located in the Rood Center parking lot. The Registrar, in partnership with the County Executive Officer and County Counsel are working […]

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Gregory Diaz: Voting in Times of Uncertainty

April 21, 2020 – Throughout the course of history, leaders have often found it difficult to balance administrative needs with the rights of the people. Some leaders have been reluctant to protect personal rights and liberties during times of crisis, or national emergencies. The duty to strike the proper balance is an ongoing tension within […]

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2018 Election Sets High Standards For Faster Vote Counting, Record Turnout in Nevada County

Nevada City, Ca June 20, 2018 – The Gubernatorial Primary Election this month in Nevada County is wrapping up as one of the most successful in our history.  Among the wealth of statistics are these shiny nuggets: All votes will be tabulated by 5:00 PM, June 22 — two weeks earlier than ever before. This […]

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Greg Diaz – Why you should vote for me

June 1, 2018 – Experience and training — that’s what this job requires. Two decades ago, the revered clerk-recorder of Nevada County, Bruce Bolinger, retired. The department had run smoothly throughout his nearly two decades-long tenure. Subsequent elections resulted in a succession of inexperienced, untrained persons leading the department. One served only one week. Within […]

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Nevada County Voting Safe from Russian Hacks says Clerk-Recorder

February 20, 2018 – Nevada County’s elections are safe from Russian hacking, the County’s Clerk-Recorder, Gregory J. Diaz said today. “While the indictments by the special prosecutor in Washington focused mainly on Russia attempts to influence who voters decided to vote for, it was widely known that the well-financed Russian intelligence effort also looked at […]

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Greg Diaz: Voter’s Choice Act – Sign Up for the Voter Education Workshops

August 12, 2017 – Three workshops to educate Nevada County voters on critical aspects of next year’s new voting processes under California’s Voter Choice Act take place on August 29th, however signups must be received by August 18th. Signups can be made with the Nevada County Elections Office by phone at 530-265-1298, or by email […]

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New Nevada County Vote Centers: Easier to Vote, and Reducing the Costs of Elections

February 28, 2017 – Starting with elections in 2018, Nevada County voters will find it easier to cast a ballot, thanks to the new California Voter’s Choice Act, SB450. Under the act, Nevada County is one of fourteen California counties that will enable voters to take the ballot that will be automatically mailed to all […]

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Voter Information Pamphlet: Incorrect Statement of Qualifications for a candidate for the Tahoe Forest Hospital District

October 7, 2016 – Earlier today, it came to my attention that the incorrect Statement of Qualifications for John S. Mohun, candidate for Director of Tahoe Forest Hospital District, was printed in the Voter Information Pamphlet. The incorrect statement of qualifications under Mr. John Mohun belonged to Randy Hill, another candidate for Director of Tahoe […]

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