March 2012


March 31, 2012

County needs poll workers

March 29, 2012

Costa Mesa clerk put on leave after ballot foul-up

Vernon launches investigation into voter registration
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March 28, 2012

Council will appeal the decision that the court can't order the registrar to accept late documents.

Judge orders 'businessman' out of candidate's ballot description


March 27, 2012

(POLL) City May Split Cost of Fixing Ballot Error
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Costa Mesa's charter vote likely pushed to November


March 26, 2012

Q&A - June 5 election features open primary, Chinese ballot

March 25, 2012

Mail-In Ballots Might Not Count. Post office closures will slow down delivery of ballots -- and they may miss the cutoff.

March 22, 2012

Wording on June ballot in dispute

Part-time supes ballot measure OK

Solano County nonpartisan voters invited to cast party ballots

Effort to recall school trustee begins

March 21, 2012

Slocum says he didn't intend to mislead voters into thinking he's still San Mateo County's elections chief

County revisiting cuts to clerk services in Lompoc

Supervisor pay-cut initiative headed for ballot


School board prepares for three seats to expire

Supervisors tangle over whether to kill or change ranked-choice elections this year

March 20, 2012

Ballots in special election to be mailed shortly

Term-limit petition fails in Temecula

Error may keep Costa Mesa charter off June ballot

UPDATED: Chinese ballot error spurs Arcadia into damage control

Chinese-language ballot error moves Arcadia into damage control

San Pablo Council chooses appointment over election to replace ailing councilman

Elections work runs in Tehama County woman's family.

Secretary of State Debra Bowen urges Redding students to participate. Secretary of State fields kids' questions


March 18, 2012

Primary debuts voting changes - New top-two method gives voters choices.

New Napa County voting materials will be in English and Spanish

What languages are covered in other area voting materials?

Local libraries offering adult literacy programs for those in need of help on ballots

March 17, 2012

Nonpartisan Solano voters to get mailer soon

Postal Service right to delay move to Oregon over June election concerns

March 16, 2012

No election due to lack of interest?

Election commission seeks members

County elections chief to retire in summer

March 15, 2012

Baby makes voting by mail easy

On Dealing with Postal Delays: Give every vote a chance

Lawsuit seeks to count disqualified ballots in San Bernardino city clerk race

Parcel tax results to be certified next week

Candidates abound in June's north state primary races

March 14, 2012

County Registrars Warned Postal Cutbacks May Delay Calif. Election Results

March 13, 2012

Postal cuts could force change in Calif. Voting

Postal Service Cutbacks May Impact Large Customers. Mail Processing Would Move To L.A.; Affect On Ballots ‘Minimal.


Tech-Savvy Baby Trying To Get Out The Vote In Riverside County

March 10, 2012

Olague explains her support for RCV repeal measure

A case for allowing felons to cast votes

March 9, 2012

Voters confront 'top two' primary

LA County crowdsources ideas for new voting system


Candidate filing deadline passes

Races set for June 5 open-primary election

Candidacy papers due today in Solano County

March 8, 2012

Part-time county board petitions in

Case would let thousands of Calif. criminals vote

Lawsuit Seeking To Let Nonviolent Inmates To Vote - Groups Contend Prison Realignment Reinstates Eligibility

State Court Of Appeal. Lawsuit seeks to grant inmates voting rights

March 7, 2012

SF's Elections Department Director Named In Suit Seeking Voting Rights For Felons


Right to vote sought for California inmates transferred to jails

Lawsuit: Some Convicted Felons Should Be Allowed to Vote. Groups argue nonviolent felons sent to county jail to reduce overcrowding have right to vote
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SF Ranked Choice voting may face November challenge

Farrell seeks to replace ranked-choice voting with supermajority system

A comeback for runoffs?

March 6, 2012

Open elections change California primary ballot

Solano County Registrar seeks new polling sites

Former elections chief joins supervisor race

Getting ready for the looming city election


Final day for Measure A - Results announced just after 8 p.m.

March 5, 2012

Survey says ...


Ballot delays concern state - Officials insist postal centers stay open until after election

March 3, 2012

OC Registrar preparing postcards to unaffiliated voters

March 2, 2012

To increase voter participation, Burbank may cover postage of mail-in ballots

Mercury News editorial: Protect our elections to make each vote count

Postal closures spur mail-ballot worries - ELECTIONS: Issue has led some lawmakers to call for a delay.

March 1, 2012

Ballot changes expected for June primary

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