Public Announcements and Hearings


Public Hearing on Proposed Regulations for Electronic Pollbooks

The Secretary of State will hold a public hearing on the proposed regulations for Electronic Pollbooks. The public hearing is scheduled for 1:30 p.m. on December 11, 2017, in the Secretary of State’s Auditorium at 1500 11th Street, Sacramento, California, 95814. Written comments, including those sent by mail, facsimile, or e-mail, must be received by the Secretary of State by 5:00 p.m. on December 10, 2017.

The regulations packets may be found on our website at: www.sos.ca.gov/administration/regulations/proposed-regulations .

 

Public Hearing on Request for Approval of Voting Technology

The Public Hearing was held on September 27, 2017 in Sacramento, California. Four voting technologies were presented: (1) Dominion Voting Systems Democracy Suite 5.2 Voting System; (2) Election Systems and Software (ES&S) EVS 5.2.1.0 CA Voting System; (3) Democracy Live, Inc. Secure Select 1.0; and (4) Five Cedars Group, Inc. Alternate Format Ballot 4.3.

Democracy Live, Inc. Secure Select 1.0 and Five Cedars Group, Inc. Alternate Format Ballot 4.3 were approved on October 11, 2017. Dominion Voting Systems Democracy Suite 5.2 Voting System was approved on October 16, 2017. And, written public comment on Election Systems and Software (ES&S) EVS 5.2.1.0 CA Voting System will be accepted through 5:00 p.m. on October 27, 2017.

Details on the systems:

1. Dominion Voting Systems Democracy Suite 5.2 Voting System

Has been certified. Please refer to the Vendors Page for more information.

Certification(PDF)

2. Election Systems and Software (ES&S) EVS 5.2.1.0 CA Voting System

Has been certified. Please refer to the Vendors Page for more information.

Certification(PDF)

3. Democracy Live, Inc. Secure Select 1.0

Has been certified. Please refer to the Vendors Page for more information.

Certification(PDF)

4. Five Cedars Group, Inc. Alternate Format Ballot (AFB) v4.3

Has been certified. Please refer to the Vendors Page for more information.

Certification(PDF)