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March 6, 2018



Secretary of State Alex Padilla to Speak at Joint Legislative Hearing on Cybersecurity


SACRAMENTO –Secretary of State Alex Padilla will speak at a joint informational hearing of the Assembly Elections and Redistricting and Senate Elections and Constitutional Amendments committees tomorrow Wednesday, March 7. The hearing will focus on cybersecurity and California elections. Secretary Padilla will discuss efforts by the office to protect the integrity of our elections, as well as the needs of election officials for 2018 and beyond.


Joint Hearing of Assembly Elections and Redistricting
and Senate Elections And Constitutional Amendments Committees: Cybersecurity and California Elections


California Secretary of State Alex Padilla

Matthew Masterson – Commissioner, United States Election Assistance Commission

Neal Kelley – Registrar of Voters, Orange County; Member, United States Department of Homeland Security, Government Coordinating Council for the Election Infrastructure Subsector

Dean Logan – Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk, Los Angeles County; President, California Association of Clerks and Election Officials

Gail Pellerin, County Clerk/Registrar of Voters, Santa Cruz County

Andrew Grotto – William J. Perry International Security Fellow, Center for International Security and Cooperation, Stanford University; Research Fellow, Hoover Institution; former Senior Director for Cybersecurity Policy, The White House

Pamela Smith – Special Advisor & Past President, Verified Voting


Wednesday, March 7, 2018
9:00 a.m.


State Capitol
Room 444
Sacramento, CA


Secretary Padilla: Jesse Melgar or Sam Mahood (916) 653-6575


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