Press Release Index
Civic-minded people and organizations all across the United States will be taking part in National Voter Registration Day on Tuesday, Sept. 20. Deva Marie Proto, County Clerk-Recorder-Assessor-Registrar of Voters, invites Sonoma County residents to join the Registrar of Voters Office and the Board of Supervisors in this nonpartisan effort to highlight the importance of participating in democracy by encouraging all eligible Sonoma County residents to register to vote.
The Sonoma County Historical Records Commission is now accepting nominations for its 2022 Collections and Archives Recognition Awards.
Candidate nominations for select school, city, and special district offices have been extended to Wednesday, Aug. 17, for any qualified person, except the incumbent(s), because one or more of the incumbents did not file.
Sonoma County Clerk-Recorder-Assessor Deva Marie Proto has delivered the 2022-23 Assessment Roll to the Sonoma County Auditor-Controller-Treasurer-Tax Collector’s Office. The net assessment roll has hit an all-time high of $108,331,893,661, which is an increase of 6.46 percent over last year’s assessment roll amount and reflects the value of all real and business property as of Jan. 1, 2022.
Candidate nominations open on Monday, July 18, for various local school, municipal and special district offices scheduled to be on the ballot on Nov. 8, 2022. Candidates residing in Sonoma County who are interested in running for any of the more than 225 available positions must file nomination papers between July 18 and Aug. 12 in order to have their names placed on the Nov. 8 ballot.
Registrar of Voters announces Wednesday deadline to “cure” ballot signature issues from June primary
Sonoma County Registrar of Voters Deva Marie Proto is alerting Sonoma County voters who have been notified that their ballots in the June Primary Election were challenged due to missing or mismatched signatures that must complete and submit the appropriate signature “cure” forms to the Registrar of Voters Office by 5 p.m. on June 22.
The Sonoma County Registrar of Voters Office announced the discovery of several errors on one of the Spanish-language pages in the county voter information guide that was mailed to voters a month ago for the June 7 statewide primary election.
Beginning this Saturday, registered voters in Sonoma County who have not already voted in the June 7 statewide direct primary election, may vote in advance of Election Day in person at one of 31 vote centers located throughout the county. In-person voting has been available since May 28 at seven vote centers, but an additional 24 vote centers will be open from June 4 to Election Day. All vote centers will be open June 4 to June 6, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and on Election Day, June 7, from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Registered voters in Sonoma County who have not already voted by mail in the June 7 statewide direct primary election, may begin voting in person on Saturday, May 28 at one of seven vote centers located throughout the county.
The Sonoma County Registrar of Voters is reminding Sonoma County residents that the deadline to register to vote in the upcoming June 7 statewide direct primary election is May 23.