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November 1, 2016


Jesse Melgar or Sam Mahood

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Secretary of State Launches Free ‘Vote California’ Smartphone App

App will provide easy to navigate voter and election information 

SACRAMENTO – Secretary of State Alex Padilla announced today the launch of the Vote California smartphone application (app) now available for iPhone and Android users. The free app will allow Californians to check their voter status, find their polling location and view the Quick Guide to Propositions. Voters can download the app by searching “Vote California” in the Apple Store or Google Play. 

“Voters can access important election information at their fingertips with the new Vote California app,” said Secretary of State Alex Padilla. “Whether you need to look up your polling place, check your voter status or learn about what’s on the ballot, this app is another tool voters can use to get informed before the November 8 General Election.” 

The Vote California app was developed and launched by the California Secretary of State, The Pew Charitable Trusts and California counties, to connect voters with the essential information they need to cast their ballots. 

The app includes: 

  • Information about the November 8th General Election
  • A tool for voters to check their registration status
  • Polling location information
  • Quick Guide to Propositions 

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