Post Election Risk-Limiting Audit Pilot Program 2011-2013



The Secretary of State is conducting a pilot program to develop and test post election risk-limiting audit methods in California. The federal Election Assistance Commission (EAC) awarded the Secretary of State $230,000 in new federal grant money to fund up to 20 audit pilots following elections held in California counties through 2013.

Pilot Program Overview (pdf ~27KB)

Advisory Committee (pdf ~41KB)

Progress Report to the EAC- November 30, 2011 (pdf ~97KB)

Report to the Legislature - March 1, 2012 (pdf ~379KB)

Progress Report to the EAC- May 31, 2012 (pdf ~85KB)

Extension Request to the EAC - November 20, 2012 (pdf ~188KB)

Progress Report to the EAC - November 30, 2012 (pdf ~550KB)

EAC One-Year Extension - January 3, 2013 (pdf ~297KB)

Progress Report to the EAC - May 31, 2013 (pdf ~427KB)

Draft Audit Instructions (pdf ~73KB)

Updated Draft Audit Instructions (pdf ~73KB)

Draft Audit Web Tools


Participating Counties (Map, jpg ~71KB)

County Election Date Audit Date
Alameda Nov. 8, 2011 Dec. 5, 2011
Alpine Nov. 6, 2012 Postponed
Colusa Nov. 6, 2012 Postponed
El Dorado Nov. 6, 2012 Postponed
Humboldt Nov. 8, 2011 Dec. 16, 2011
Madera June 5, 2012 Sept. 20, 2012
Marin June 5, 2012 Postponed Mid-Audit
Merced Nov. 8, 2011 Dec. 12, 2011
Monterey May 3, 2011 May 6, 2011
Napa June 5, 2012 July 20, 2012
Orange (2011) Mar. 8, 2011 Mar. 14, 2011
Orange (2012) June 5, 2012 Postponed Mid-Audit
Sacramento Nov. 6, 2012 Postponed
San Luis Obispo Aug. 30, 2011 Sept. 12, 2011
Santa Cruz June 5, 2012 Postponed Mid-Audit
Stanislaus Nov. 8, 2011 Dec. 2, 2011
Sutter Nov. 6, 2012 Postponed
Ventura Nov. 8, 2011 Nov. 29, 2011
Yolo June 5, 2012 Postponed Mid-Audit
Yuba Nov. 6, 2012 Postponed



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