By: Lisa Bartlett, O.C. Supervisor
Following the passage of the Help America Vote Act (HAVA) in 2002, each state was required to create a statewide voter database. California is the last state to launch a statewide system – after a decade of delays and intervention by the federal government to force California into action.
The new system, called VoteCal, will be rolled out to all 58 counties prior to the 2016 June Primary election. To ensure that Orange County was at the forefront of VoteCal, the Orange County Registrar of Voters (OCROV) requested to serve as one of five pilot counties. Continue reading