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March 30, 2022 | Clerk-Recorder-Assessor-Registrar of Voters

Early in-person voting to begin this weekend for April special election in Windsor

Starting Saturday, registered voters in the Town of Windsor who have not already voted by mail in the April 12 special election, may vote in person at the following two vote centers... Read full story


March 24, 2022 | Clerk-Recorder-Assessor-Registrar of Voters

Deadline to Register to Vote in April Special Election in Windsor is March 28

The regular deadline to register to vote in the upcoming April 12, 2022, Special Election in Windsor is March 28, Sonoma County Registrar of Voters Deva Marie Proto reminded residents today. Please note that this election is to fill a vacancy on the Windsor Town Council and does not apply to any Sonoma County voters who live outside of the Town of Windsor. Read full story


March 22, 2022 | Clerk-Recorder-Assessor-Registrar of Voters

Registrar of Voters invites public to attend March 28 virtual community briefing on Voter’s Choice Act election model

Deva Marie Proto, Sonoma County Clerk-Recorder-Assessor-Registrar of Voters (ROV), announced today that the ROV Office is partnering with the California Secretary of State (SOS) to host a virtual community briefing later this month on the Voter’s Choice Act (VCA) election model going into effect in Sonoma County this year. Read full story


February 07, 2022 | Clerk-Recorder-Assessor-Registrar of Voters

<p>Nomination period to opennext week for June 7 Election</p><p> </p>

<span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: Arial, Verdana, sans-serif; font-size: 12px;">Nominations will open on Monday, February 14 for various federal, state, judicial and county offices scheduled for election on June 7. According to County Clerk Deva Marie Proto, candidates interested in running for any of the 29 positions whose terms expire this year must file nomination papers between February 14 and March 11 in order to have their names placed on the June 7 ballot. If nomination papers for an incumbent elective officer of the district are not filed by 5 p.m. on March 11, candidates other than the incumbent have until 5 p.m. on March 16 to file for such elective office.</span> Read full story


February 07, 2022 | Clerk-Recorder-Assessor-Registrar of Voters

<p><b></b>El Período de Nominación se Abre Para el 7 de Junio de 2022, Elecciones Primarias Directas Estatales</p><p> </p>

<span style="font-family: Calibri, sans-serif; font-size: 11pt;">Las nominaciones se abren el próximo lunes 14 defebrero para varias oficinas</span><span style="font-family: Calibri, sans-serif; font-size: 11pt; letter-spacing: 0.05pt;"> </span><span style="font-family: Calibri, sans-serif; font-size: 11pt;">federales,estatales, judiciales y del condado programadas para las elecciones el 7 dejunio de 2022.</span><span style="font-family: Calibri, sans-serif; font-size: 11pt; letter-spacing: 0.05pt;"> </span><span style="font-family: Calibri, sans-serif; font-size: 11pt;">Según la secretariadel condado Deva Marie Proto, los candidatos interesados en postularse para</span><span style="font-family: Calibri, sans-serif; font-size: 11pt; letter-spacing: 0.05pt;"> </span><span style="font-family: Calibri, sans-serif; font-size: 11pt;">cualquiera de los 29 puestos cuyostérminos expiran este año deben presentar documentos de</span><span style="font-family: Calibri, sans-serif; font-size: 11pt; letter-spacing: 0.05pt;"> </span><span style="font-family: Calibri, sans-serif; font-size: 11pt;">nominación entre el 14 de febrero y el 11 de marzo para que susnombres se coloquen en la boleta</span><span style="font-family: Calibri, sans-serif; font-size: 11pt; letter-spacing: 0.05pt;"> </span><span style="font-family: Calibri, sans-serif; font-size: 11pt;">electoraldel 7 de junio de 2022. Si los documentos de nominación para un funcionarioelectivo titular</span><span style="font-family: Calibri, sans-serif; font-size: 11pt; letter-spacing: -2.35pt;"> </span><span style="font-family: Calibri, sans-serif; font-size: 11pt;">del distrito no sepresentan antes de las 5 p.m. del 11 de marzo, los candidatos que no sean eltitular</span><span style="font-family: Calibri, sans-serif; font-size: 11pt; letter-spacing: 0.05pt;"> </span><span style="font-family: Calibri, sans-serif; font-size: 11pt;">tienen</span><span style="font-family: Calibri, sans-serif; font-size: 11pt; letter-spacing: -0.05pt;"> </span><span style="font-family: Calibri, sans-serif; font-size: 11pt;">hasta</span><span style="font-family: Calibri, sans-serif; font-size: 11pt; letter-spacing: -0.15pt;"> </span><span style="font-family: Calibri, sans-serif; font-size: 11pt;">las</span><span style="font-family: Calibri, sans-serif; font-size: 11pt; letter-spacing: -0.1pt;"> </span><span style="font-family: Calibri, sans-serif; font-size: 11pt;">5 p.m.</span><span style="font-family: Calibri, sans-serif; font-size: 11pt; letter-spacing: -0.15pt;"></span><span style="font-family: Calibri, sans-serif; font-size: 11pt;">del</span><span style="font-family: Calibri, sans-serif; font-size: 11pt; letter-spacing: -0.1pt;"> </span><span style="font-family: Calibri, sans-serif; font-size: 11pt;">16 de</span><span style="font-family: Calibri, sans-serif; font-size: 11pt; letter-spacing: -0.15pt;"> </span><span style="font-family: Calibri, sans-serif; font-size: 11pt;">marzo</span><span style="font-family: Calibri, sans-serif; font-size: 11pt; letter-spacing: 0.05pt;"> </span><span style="font-family: Calibri, sans-serif; font-size: 11pt;">parasolicitar</span><span style="font-family: Calibri, sans-serif; font-size: 11pt; letter-spacing: -0.1pt;"> </span><span style="font-family: Calibri, sans-serif; font-size: 11pt;">dicho</span><span style="font-family: Calibri, sans-serif; font-size: 11pt; letter-spacing: 0.05pt;"> </span><span style="font-family: Calibri, sans-serif; font-size: 11pt;">cargo</span><span style="font-family: Calibri, sans-serif; font-size: 11pt; letter-spacing: 0.05pt;"> </span><span style="font-family: Calibri, sans-serif; font-size: 11pt;">electivo.</span> Read full story


January 24, 2022 | Clerk-Recorder-Assessor-Registrar of Voters

California Secretary of State approves Sonoma County’s transition to new election model

Sonoma County Registrar of Voters Deva Marie Proto announced today that the California Secretary of State’s Office has approved the County of Sonoma’s plan to conduct future elections under the Voter’s Choice Act election model. Sonoma County previously conducted most elections using a traditional polling place model. Read full story


January 24, 2022 | Clerk-Recorder-Assessor-Registrar of Voters

<p>La Oficina delSecretario del Estado de California aprueba la transición del condado de Sonomaa un nuevo modelo de elecciones</p><p> </p>

<span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: Arial, Verdana, sans-serif; font-size: 12px;">La Registradora de Votantes del Condado de Sonoma, Deva Marie Proto, anuncio el lunes que la Oficina del Secretario del Estado de California aprobó el plan del condado de Sonoma para manejar futuras elecciones bajo el modelo de elección de la Ley de Elección del Votante (conocido por sus siglas en inglés: VCA). Anteriormente, el condado de Sonoma realizó la mayoría de las elecciones utilizando un modelo tradicional de lugar de votación.</span> Read full story


December 22, 2021 | Clerk-Recorder-Assessor-Registrar of Voters

<p>Sonoma Countydesignated Bilingual County for purposes of elections</p><p> </p>

<span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: Arial, Verdana, sans-serif; font-size: 12px;">The Sonoma County Registrar of Voters announced today that the County has met the federal criteria to become a bilingual county for purposes of elections. For future elections, all ballots, voter information guides, and voter communications will be required to be in both English and Spanish.</span> Read full story


December 22, 2021 | Clerk-Recorder-Assessor-Registrar of Voters

<p>El Condado de Sonoma ha sido designadoun Condado Bilingüepara propósito de las elecciones</p><p> </p>

<span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: Arial, Verdana, sans-serif; font-size: 12px;">El Registro de Electores del Condado de Sonoma anuncio el día de hoy que el Condado ha cumplido los criterios federales para convertirse en un condado bilingüe para propósito de las elecciones. Para las futuras elecciones, todas las boletas, guías de información para el votante y las comunicaciones para los electores será necesario que se presenten tanto en inglés, como en español. </span> Read full story


November 19, 2021 | Clerk-Recorder-Assessor-Registrar of Voters

<p>Registrar of Voters seeks public feedback for amended draft planto transition to Voter’s Choice Act election model</p><p> </p>

<span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: Arial, Verdana, sans-serif; font-size: 12px;">The Sonoma County Registrar of Voters Office is seeking public input on the amended draft version of its Election Administration Plan that has been posted on its website. The plan details how Sonoma County intends to transition from its current polling place election model to the more modern Voter’s Choice Act election model. </span> Read full story