The regulations governing punch card and ballot paper are contained in Division 7, Chapter 4 of Title 2 of the California Code of Regulations. The proposed punch card and ballot paper revisions and amendments are designed to clarify definitions and update the regulations to conform to current ballot manufacturing and finishing business practices.
The purpose of revising the punch card and ballot paper regulations is to:
The Proposed regulations were submitted to the Office of Administrative Law, the state agency responsible for reviewing and approving state regulations. The Office of Administrative Law approved the regulations on March 26, 2013. The regulations become effective July 1, 2013.
Ryan Macias, Voting Systems Analyst
Secretary of State
1500 11th Street, 6th Floor
Sacramento, CA 95814
Telephone: (916) 651-7835
Fax: (916) 653-4620