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Creating Partnerships for Real Solutions

Every year at our annual Future of California Elections (FoCE) conference we work to create a space that fosters collaboration and highlights the existing work being done among election administrators, reform advocates, civil rights, and civic engagement groups. We believe it is these unique partnerships that create real solutions to modernizing elections and expanding participation. There is great potential for a […]Read more.

  • Posted: January 28th, 2016 / Topics:

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Announcing FoCE Conference Opening Panel – “Modernizing Elections: Strategies from California, Colorado and Oregon”

On February 25, I will have the honor of moderating a panel at the Future of California Elections’ 2016 conference in Los Angeles. I am eagerly looking forward to the discussion because it will feature elected officials from three states who are primed to make news in the 2016 election cycle – Oregon Secretary of […]Read more.

  • Posted: January 11th, 2016 / Topics:

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California Secretary of State Seeks Candidates for New Language Accessibility Advisory Committee

Language diversity is among one of the unique characteristics of California’s electorate. Language assistance on Election Day and providing voting information in the language of choice, as required by the federal Voting Rights Act, strengthens California’s democracy. Los Angeles County provides voting information on its website in 10 different languages. According to research by Asian […]Read more.

  • Posted: December 23rd, 2015 / Topics:

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FoCE Members Release New Resource on California’s New Motor Voter Law

Future of California Elections members released a timely resource to explain California’s New Motor Voter Law. Click here to access California’s New Motor Voter Law: Frequently Asked Questions UPDATE: AB 1461 FAQ is now available in Spanish, click here. The ACLU of California, Asian Americans Advancing Justice-LA, California Common Cause, the League of Women Voters […]Read more.

  • Posted: November 9th, 2015 / Topics:

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Future of California Elections Fall Forum “One Year Before The 2016 Presidential Election”

November 10, is the second Tuesday of November, and marks exactly one year before the 2016 Presidential Election. Future of California Elections is hosting a policy forum entitled “One Year Before the 2016 Presidential Election” on November 10 at the UC Center Sacramento to cast a spotlight on many significant election reforms since the last […]Read more.

  • Posted: October 29th, 2015 / Topics:

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Election Trends this Legislative Session

There was significant movement in election reform this legislative session. The new session included three joint election committee hearings, dozens of election bills, and countless hours of deliberation as legislators and advocates considered ways to transform how we conduct elections in California. As the first year of the session comes to a close there are […]Read more.

  • Posted: September 3rd, 2015 / Topics:

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