Women's Suffrage

Learn more about the women in California who spent decades fighting for their right to vote!



Vote Safe California

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Election Cybersecurity

California Secretary of State

Alex Padilla - California Secretary of State

Welcome to the California Secretary of State’s official webpage. Our office is dedicated to making government transparent and accessible in the areas of elections, business, political campaigning, legislative advocacy, and historical treasures. And as your Secretary of State and Chief Elections Officer I am committed to modernizing the office, increasing voter registration and participation, and strengthening voting rights.

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