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2010 News Releases and Advisories

Number Date Title
Media Advisory 12/30/10 Debra Bowen to be Sworn in for Second Term as California's Secretary of State
DB10:121 12/30/10 Secretary Debra Bowen Applauds Settlement in Corporate Filing Scheme; Announces the Reintroduction of Legislation to Crack Down on Deceptive Business Solicitations
Media Advisory 12/23/10 Secretary of State's Office to Conduct Randomized Alphabet Drawing For Senate Districts 17 and 28 Special Elections
DB10:120 12/21/10 2011 Ushers in Boosts to Transparency in Election Security and Campaign Finance
DB10:119 12/16/10 Secretary of State Bowen Announces Results of Randomized Alphabet Drawing for Candidate Order on March 8 Local Election Ballots
DB10:118 12/10/10 Secretary of State Debra Bowen Reports Highest Voter Turnout for a Gubernatorial Election Since 1994
Media Advisory 12/03/10 Secretary of State's Office to Conduct Randomized Alphabet Drawing for March Local Elections
DB10:117 11/23/10 Proposed Initiative Enters Circulation
DB10:116 11/04/10 Post-Election Canvass Under Way in California Counties
DB10:115 10/29/10 Final Registration Numbers Show Decline-to-State Voters at All-time High
DB10:114 10/27/10 California Students Weigh in on November Ballot Choices
DB10:113 10/26/10 Proposed Initiative Enters Circulation
DB10:112 10/21/10 Secretary of State Reminds Employers and Employees of Law Guaranteeing Time Off to Vote on Election Day
Media Advisory 10/20/10 Thousands of California Teenagers to Make Their Voices Heard through 2010 Student Mock Election
DB10:111 10/15/10 Mortgage Initiative Enters Circulation
Media Advisory 10/13/10 Monday is Last Day to Register to Vote; Secretary of State to Host Midnight Registration Drive
DB10:110 10/12/10 Secretary of State Bowen Offers Do and Don't List for November Election
DB10:109 10/11/10 Secretary of State and Yuba County Offer Nonpartisan PSA to Get Out the Vote this November
DB10:108 10/08/10 Secretary of State Offers Nonpartisan PSA to Get Out the Vote this November
DB10:107 10/08/10 Secretary of State and San Joaquin County Offer Nonpartisan PSA to Get Out the Vote this November
DB10:106 10/07/10 Secretary of State Bowen Unveils One-Stop Shop for California Voters in Military or Living Abroad
DB10:105 10/06/10 100,000 Poll Workers Needed Across California
DB10:104 10/04/10 Statewide Voting Begins Today
DB10:103 10/01/10 Secretary of State Bowen Invites Californians to Learn about State's Early History During Archives Month
DB10:102 09/30/10 Secretary of State Debra Bowen Applauds Progress on Federal Election Integrity Act
DB10:101 09/30/10 Secretary of State Bowen Secures Increased Safeguards and Transparency in California Elections
DB10:100 09/28/10 Secretary of State Bowen Secures Permanence for Safe at Home Program as Domestic Violence Awareness Month Begins
DB10:099 09/27/10 Secretary of State Debra Bowen Announces Certified List of 1st Senate District Candidates
DB10:098 09/21/10 Secretary of State Bowen Announces Results of Randomized Alphabet Drawing for Candidate Order on Senate District 1 Special Election Ballots
Media Advisory 09/20/10 Secretary of State's Office Offers Media Preview of State Archives in Advance of Annual Celebration
DB10:097 09/17/10 Secretary of State Debra Bowen Reports Latest Voter Counts as November 2 General Election Nears
Media Advisory 09/09/10 Secretary of State's Office to Conduct Randomized Alphabet Drawing for Senate District 1 Special Election
DB10:096 09/08/10 Secretary of State Bowen Offers Resources to Vietnamese-Speaking California Voters
DB10:095 09/08/10 Secretary of State Bowen Offers Resources to Korean-Speaking California Voters
DB10:094 09/08/10 Secretary of State Bowen Offers Resources to Tagalog-Speaking California Voters
DB10:093 09/08/10 Secretary of State Bowen Offers Resources to Japanese-Speaking California Voters
DB10:092 09/08/10 Secretary of State Bowen Offers Resources to Chinese-Speaking California Voters
DB10:091 09/08/10 Secretary of State Bowen Offers Resources to Spanish-Speaking California Voters
DB10:090 09/02/10 Secretary of State Debra Bowen Points to Military and Overseas Voter Resources as November 2 Balloting Starts
DB10:089 09/01/10 State Retirement Initiative Enters Circulation
DB10:088 08/31/10 For September "To-Do" List: Check Your Voter Registration
DB10:087 08/26/10 Secretary of State Debra Bowen Certifies List of Candidates for November 2 General Election
DB10:086 08/24/10 Secretary of State Debra Bowen Certifies Second Initiative for February 2012 Statewide Primary
DB10:085 08/24/10 California Election and Education Chiefs Invite Schools to Participate in Statewide Student Mock Election
DB10:084 08/12/10 Secretary of State Debra Bowen Announces Results of Randomized Alphabet Drawing for Candidate Order on November 2 General Election Ballots
DB10:083 08/03/10 Secretary of State Debra Bowen Announces Newly Processed State Archives Collections
Media Advisory 07/30/10 Secretary of State's Office to Conduct Randomized Alphabet Drawing for November 2 General Election
DB10:082 07/28/10 Secretary of State Debra Bowen Certifies First Initiative for February 2012 Statewide Primary
DB10:081 07/20/10 Secretary of State Bowen Announces Arrest of Woman Charged with Forging Signatures on Nomination Petitions
DB10:080 07/16/10 Secretary of State Debra Bowen Reports 33% Voter Turnout in June 8 Statewide Primary
DB10:079 07/13/10 Marriage Initiative Enters Circulation
DB10:078 07/02/10 Parental Notification Initiative Enters Circulation
Media Advisory 07/01/10 Secretary of State Bowen Debuts New Exhibit at State Archives: 'California in Focus'
DB10:077 06/28/10 Secretary of State Debra Bowen Assigns Numbers to Ballot Measures Certified for November 2 General Election, Invites Ballot Arguments
DB10:076 06/24/10 Secretary of State Debra Bowen Certifies Tenth Measure for November 2 General Election Ballot
DB10:075 06/24/10 Secretary of State Debra Bowen Certifies Ninth Measure for November 2 General Election Ballot
DB10:074 06/24/10 Secretary of State Debra Bowen Certifies Eighth Measure for November 2 General Election Ballot
DB10:073 06/24/10 Secretary of State Debra Bowen Certifies Seventh Measure for November 2 General Election Ballot
DB10:072 06/22/10 Secretary of State Debra Bowen Certifies Sixth Measure for November 2 General Election Ballot
DB10:071 06/22/10 County Elections Officials Halfway Through Post-Election Canvass for Statewide Primary
DB10:070 06/22/10 Secretary of State Debra Bowen Certifies Fifth Measure for November 2 General Election Ballot
DB10:069 06/17/10 Want to Know the Status of Your Ballot?
DB10:068 06/16/10 Draft 2010 Help America Vote Act State Plan Update Now on Public Display
DB10:067 06/10/10 Tax-Related Initiative Enters Circulation
DB10:066 06/10/10 Secretary of State Debra Bowen Certifies State Parks Measure for November 2 General Election Ballot
DB10:065 06/04/10 Secretary of State Debra Bowen Announces Final Voter Registration Details for June Statewide Primary
DB10:064 05/25/10 Secretary of State Reminds Voters of Rights, Offers Election Do and Don't List for June 8 Primary
DB10:063 05/18/10 Secretary of State Bowen Offers Voter Resources and Points to Voter Registration Deadline Just One Week Away
DB10:062 05/17/10 Initiative to Repeal Environmental Laws Enters Circulation
DB10:061 05/17/10 Budget-Related Initiative Enters Circulation
DB10:060 05/17/10 Secretary of State Debra Bowen Announces Certified List of 15th Senate District Candidates
DB10:059 05/11/10 Secretary of State Bowen Announces Results Of Randomized Alphabet Drawing for Candidate Order on June 22 Senate District 15 Special Election Ballots
DB10:058 05/10/10 June Primary Voting Begins Today, Secretary of State Encourages Voters to Check Registration
DB10:057 05/05/10 Secretary of State Debra Bowen Certifies Third Measure for November 2 General Election
DB10:056 05/05/10 Secretary of State Debra Bowen Announces Newly Processed State Archives Collections
DB10:055 05/04/10 Help Wanted: Poll Workers for June 8 Primary Election
DB10:054 04/29/10 Secretary of State Debra Bowen Points to Convenience of Voting by Mail in June 8 Election, Offers Nonpartisan Public Service Announcements
DB10:053 04/29/10 State and Fresno County Elections Officials Point to Convenience of Voting by Mail in June 8 Election, Offer Nonpartisan Public Service Announcements
DB10:052 04/29/10 State and Humboldt County Elections Officials Point to Convenience of Voting by Mail in June 8 Election, Offer Nonpartisan Public Service Announcements
DB10:051 04/29/10 State and Shasta County Elections Officials Point to Convenience of Voting by Mail in June 8 Election, Offer Nonpartisan Public Service Announcements
Media Advisory 04/29/10 Secretary of State's Office to Conduct Randomized Alphabet Drawing for Senate District 15 Special Election
DB10:050 04/23/10 Secretary of State Debra Bowen Reports All-Time High of Decline-to-State Voters for Statewide Primary in Gubernatorial Election Year
Media Advisory 04/21/10 Secretary of State Bowen Joins Students at Carnegie Middle School For Rare Glimpse into the Founding of our Nation
DB10:049 04/21/10 Secretary of State Bowen Calls for Passage of 'Safe at Home' Legislation on Denim Day
DB10:048 04/12/10 Just How "Special" are Special Elections?
DB10:047 04/09/10 County Elections Officials Begin Shipping June Statewide Primary Election Ballots to Military and Overseas Voters
DB10:046 04/05/10 Flood Insurance Initiative Enters Circulation
DB10:045 04/01/10 Secretary of State Debra Bowen Certifies List Of Candidates for June 8 Statewide Primary Election
DB10:044 03/30/10 Tax-Related Initiative Enters Circulation
DB10:043 03/29/10 Two Environmental Impact Report Initiatives Enter Circulation
DB10:042 03/26/10 Redistricting Initiative Enters Circulation
DB10:041 03/26/10 Auto Insurance Initiative Enters Circulation
DB10:040 03/26/10 Alcoholic Beverage Tax Initiative Enters Circulation
DB10:039 03/24/10 Secretary of State Debra Bowen Certifies Second Measure for November 2, 2010, General Election
DB10:038 03/18/10 Secretary of State Debra Bowen Announces Results of Randomized Alphabet Drawing for Candidate Order on June 8 Statewide Primary Ballots
DB10:037 03/17/10 State Retirement Initiative Enters Circulation
DB10:036 03/17/10 Two Election-Related Initiatives Enter Circulation
DB10:035 03/12/10 Secretary of State's Office Puts More Public Information at Your Fingertips
DB10:034 03/08/10 Secretary of State Debra Bowen Announces Certified List of 37th Senate District Candidates
DB10:033 03/08/10 Secretary of State Debra Bowen Announces Certified List of 43rd Assembly District Candidates
Media Advisory 03/08/10 Secretary of State's Office to Conduct Randomized Alphabet Drawing for June 8 Direct Primary Election
DB10:032 03/04/10 State Constitution Initiative Enters Circulation
DB10:031 03/04/10 Feeling Petition Pressure? Know Your Rights When Deciding to Sign
DB10:030 03/02/10 Secretary of State Bowen Announces Results of Randomized Alphabet Drawing for Candidate Order on April 13 Senate District 37 And Assembly District 43 Special Election Ballots
DB10:029 02/19/10 Voter Identification Initiative Enters Circulation
DB10:028 02/19/10 Two Global Warming Initiatives Enter Circulation
DB10:027 02/19/10 Two Tax-Related Initiatives Enter Circulation
Media Advisory 02/18/10 Secretary of State's Office to Conduct Randomized Alphabet Drawing for Senate District 37 and Assembly District 43 Special Elections
DB10:026 02/08/10 Redistricting Initiative Enters Circulation
DB10:025 02/08/10 State Lottery Initiative Enters Circulation
DB10:024 02/05/10 Secretary of State Debra Bowen Reports One in Five Voters Now Registered Decline-to-State; More Total Voters Since Last Statewide Primary in a Gubernatorial Election Year
DB10:023 02/05/10 Air Pollution Initiative Enters Circulation
Media Advisory 02/03/10 Secretary of State Debra Bowen and County Elections Officials to Hold Hearing on Future of Voting In California; Will Examine Equipment, Costs, Opportunities
DB10:022 02/03/10 Human Trafficking Initiative Enters Circulation
DB10:021 02/03/10 Tax-Related Initiative Enters Circulation
DB10:020 02/03/10 Wealth Tax Initiative Enters Circulation
DB10:019 02/02/10 Budget-Related Initiative Enters Circulation
DB10:018 02/02/10 Tax-Related Initiative Enters Circulation
DB10:017 02/02/10 Secretary of State Debra Bowen Announces Newly Processed State Archives Collections
DB10:016 01/29/10 Secretary of State Debra Bowen Assigns Numbers to Ballot Measures Certified for June 8 Primary Election, Invites Ballot Arguments and Candidate Statements
DB10:015 01/27/10 99 Years of California Initiatives, One Day Left to Qualify for June 8 Ballot
DB10:014 01/27/10 Two Budget-Related Initiatives Enter Circulation
DB10:013 01/25/10 Three Tax-Related Initiatives Enter Circulation
DB10:012 01/21/10 Secretary of State Bowen Announces Results of Randomized Alphabet Drawing for Candidate Order on April 13 Local Election Ballots
DB10:011 01/20/10 Secretary of State Debra Bowen Certifies Second Initiative for June 8, 2010, Direct Primary Election
DB10:010 01/19/10 Two Political Funding Initiatives Enter Circulation
DB10:009 01/19/10 Foster Children Initiative Enters Circulation
DB10:008 01/15/10 Proposed Public Employee Benefits Initiative Enters Circulation
DB10:007 01/15/10 Two Public Pension and Retirement Initiatives Enter Circulation
DB10:006 01/14/10 Tax-Related Initiative Enters Circulation
DB10:005 01/12/10 Secretary of State Debra Bowen Certifies First Initiative for June 8, 2010, Direct Primary Election
DB10:004 01/12/10 Budget-Related Initiative Enters Circulation
Media Advisory 01/11/10 Secretary of State's Office to Conduct Randomized Alphabet Drawing for Local Elections
DB10:003 01/08/10 Property Tax Initiative Enters Circulation
DB10:002 01/06/10 Tax-Related Initiative Enters Circulation
DB10:001 01/06/10 Seven Hospital Tax Initiatives Enter Circulation



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