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Election Updates

06/28/2017  National Public Radio: Should It Be Easier to Vote? Americans Are Deeply Divided By Party

06/25/2017 Los Angeles Times: California’s big change in voting rules is off to rocky start for 2018

06/23/2017 Orange County Register: Secretary of State alleges politics may have caused Orange County supervisors to reject cost- saving voting system

06/21/2017 Modesto Bee: California election officials respond on elections hacking

06/20/2017 Capitol Weekly: CA120 Buckle Up, California-redistricting looms

06/13/2017 KPCC: Secretary of State denies again that California had elections breach

06/13/2017 Orange County Register: Orange County Registers reject new, cost-saving voting system

06/13/2017 Los Angeles Times: Thousands of Angelenos have voted four times in four months. Soon, they’ll be asked to vote again.

06/06/2017 The Nation: Worried About Election Hacking? There’s a Fix for That

06/05/2017 Orange County Register: Orange County wants to overhaul the way we vote, but some say changes should wait

06/03/2017 Los Angeles Times: County election officials say hundreds of voters in LA’s congressional race haven’t received their ballots 

06/01/2017 LA Daily News: Here’s why California officials want $450 million to upgrade elections technology

05/23/2017 Sacramento Bee: Here’s a better way for Sacramento to vote

05/23/2017 Politico: Top hacker conference to target voting machines

05/09/2017 Los Angeles Times: Voting Rights Groups File a New DMV lawsuit, saying it’s still too hard for Californians to register to vote

04/11/17 Sacramento Bee: California Election Chief wants primary election right after Iowa, New Hampshire

04/02/17 LA Times: Political Road Map: A $76-million dilemma over election costs

FoCE News 

03/28/17 FoCE: California Election Leaders Stay Focused on Reform in Politically Charged Era

Election 2016

06/10/2016 FOX 40: Sanders Supporters Await Full Ballot Count 

06/10/2016 KQED News: More Accessible Voting Leads to Longer Counting Times in California

06/09/2016 The Washington Times: Nearly 2.6 million votes outstanding in California primary


Language Access

05/10/17 Los Angeles Times: There were serious problems in 2016 for some California voters who don’t speak English, new report says 

10/09/2014 Speak City Heights: Changes in Voting Processing Could Benefit Non-English Speakers

04/28/2014 Contra Costa Times: Online Voter Registration Now Available in 10 Languages

03/12/2014 National Journal: Giving Latino Voters The Protections They Deserve

08/09/2013 Asian Week: New Report on 2012 Election Finds Language Assistance A Key Issue For Asian American Voters

6/1/2013 The Alamedan: Poll Worker Bill Headed to State Senate Floor

04/24/13 OC Weekly: Local Cambodians Diss State Voter Guides


Voter Registration

06/26/2017 Public Policy Institute of California: California’s Missing Voters: Who is Not Voting and Why

11/02/2014 Sacramento Bee: Friends Don’t Let Friends Not Vote

03/25/2014 Government Technology: California to Send Voter Registration Cards to Obama Care Applicants


Voting Options 

11/10/2014 Forward Times: Election Confirms Difficulty With New Voting Limits

11/02/2014 The Davis Enterprise: Signed Sealed and Delivered More are Voting-by-Mail

10/22/2014 NPR: Want Your Absentee Vote to Count? Don’t Make These Mistakes

10/16/2014 NBC News: Avoid These Common Mistakes When Voting

10/13/2014 Sacramento Bee: California politicians would never suppress voting, but they might not count all the ballots

10/06/2014 CBS: Voting By Mail For November Elections Starts Monday 

04/09/2013 The California Report: L.A. County Remakes How Its Citizens Will Vote


Voting Information

4/4/2016 Voices of San Diego: San Diego Decides: Talk to Vote

11/14/2014 Sacramento Bee: California Officials Ponder All Mail Voting

10/15/2014 Capitol Public Radio: California Civic Engagement Project Explains Low Youth Voter Turnout

03/05/2014 Fox and Hounds Daily: The Future of California Elections Depends On Us