VoteCal Project

votecal-logo.gifWhen it is completed in 2016, VoteCal will replace the current California voter registration database and provide a single, uniform, centralized voter registration database that meets applicable Help America Vote Act (HAVA) of 2002 requirements. VoteCal’s many functions will provide improved service to the voters of California by:

  • Connecting the Secretary of State and all 58 county elections offices together to improve the voter registration process
  • Providing a publicly available website which will allow voters to register online
  • Providing a single, official statewide database of voter registration information

VoteCal implementation will begin with five pilot counties (El Dorado, Mendocino, Orange, Sacramento, and Solano) in July 2015. The remaining counties have been grouped into a series of “waves”, and monthly wave deployments will occur from October 2015 to March 2016. After VoteCal is deployed to all counties and the SOS validates that VoteCal is working correctly, VoteCal will be declared the official system of record for voter registration in the State. The SOS expects this to occur in June 2016.


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