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2012 News Releases and Advisories

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DB12:113 12/14/12 Certified California Election Results: 72% Turnout in November, Majority of Ballots Cast by Mail
DB12:112 12/13/12 Secretary of State Bowen Announces Results of Randomized Alphabet Drawing for Candidate Order on March Election Ballots
Media Advisory 12/10/12 Secretary of State's Office to Conduct Randomized Alphabet Drawing for March Local Elections
DB12:111 11/19/12 Tax Initiative Enters Circulation
DB12:110 11/07/12 Final California Election Turnout and Results? Many Ballots Still to be Processed by County Elections Officials
DB12:109 11/06/12 California's Longest-Serving Poll Worker Honored in San Francisco
Media Advisory 11/06/12 California's Longest-Serving Poll Worker To be Honored by Secretary of State Bowen
DB12:108 11/05/12 By the Numbers: California's November 2012 Election
DB12:107 11/02/12 The November Election: Frequently Asked Questions
DB12:106 11/02/12 Final Voter Registration for November 2012 Election: 18.2 Million, 76.7% of Eligible Californians
DB12:105 11/01/12 Record Number of Schools Participate in California Mock Election
Media Advisory 10/29/12 State Elections Chief to Visit Mira Loma High School Students Casting Ballots in Mock Presidential Election
DB12:104 10/24/12 Secretary Bowen Reminds Californians of Law Allowing Time Off to Vote on Election Day
DB12:103 10/23/12 Early Estimate from State’s Elections Chief: Voter Registration Likely to Reach Record High for Next Election
Media Advisory 10/22/12 California Elections Chief Offers Nonpartisan Sound Clips about Today's Voter Registration Deadline
Media Advisory 10/19/12 California Elections Chief Offers Nonpartisan Sound Clips about Monday Voter Registration Deadline
Media Advisory 10/19/12 Monday is Last Day to Register to Vote; Drive-Thru Registration at Cal Expo Until Midnight
DB12:102 10/17/12 Secretary Bowen: 544,000 Californians Used Online Voter Registration in First Month
DB12:101 10/08/12 November General Election Begins Today
DB12:100 10/04/12 Be a California History Scholar During Archives Month
DB12:099 10/02/12 Long-Time Santa Clara County Poll Workers Honored by Secretary of State Bowen
Media Advisory 09/25/12 It's National Voter Registration Day
DB12:098 09/21/12 Latest Voter Registration Stats Show Continued Uptick in Voters with No Party Preference
DB12:097 09/19/12 Secretary of State Bowen Delivers Online Voter Registration
Media Advisory 09/19/12 Secretary of State Bowen to Launch Online Voter Registration in California
DB12:096 09/17/12 Secretary of State Bowen Announces Certified List of 4th Senate District Candidates
DB12:095 09/13/12 Secretary of State Bowen Announces Results Of Randomized Alphabet Drawing for Candidate Order on Senate District 4 Special Election Ballot
Media Advisory 09/12/12 State's Election & Education Leaders Urge Teachers to Sign Up for Student Mock Election
DB12:094 09/11/12 Two of California's Longest-Serving Poll Workers Honored; Elections Officials Call For Others to Join the Front Lines of Democracy
DB12:093 09/07/12 As Balloting Begins for Military and Overseas Voters, Secretary Bowen Offers Tailored Resources
Media Advisory 09/07/12 Secretary of State's Office to Conduct Randomized Alphabet Drawing for Senate District 4 Special Election
DB12:092 09/06/12 Nonpartisan Voter Resources Offered to Thai-Speaking Californians
DB12:091 09/06/12 Nonpartisan Voter Resources Offered to Khmer-Speaking Californians
DB12:090 09/06/12 Nonpartisan Voter Resources Offered to Hindi-Speaking Californians
DB12:089 09/06/12 Nonpartisan Voter Resources Offered to Vietnamese-Speaking Californians
DB12:088 09/06/12 Nonpartisan Voter Resources Offered to Korean-Speaking Californians
DB12:087 09/06/12 Nonpartisan Voter Resources Offered to Japanese-Speaking Californians
DB12:086 09/05/12 Nonpartisan Voter Resources Offered to Chinese-Speaking Californians
DB12:085 09/05/12 Nonpartisan Voter Resources Offered to Tagalog-Speaking Californians
DB12:084 08/31/12 Bowen Applauds Postal Service's Scaled Back Shutdowns in Presidential Election Year
DB12:083 08/30/12 Secretary of State Debra Bowen Certifies Candidate List for November 6 General Election
DB12:082 08/30/12 Nonpartisan Voter Resources Offered to Spanish-Speaking Californians
DB12:081 08/29/12 Secretary of State Bowen Announces Newly Processed State Archives Collections
DB12:080 08/23/12 Third Measure Qualifies for November 2014 California Ballot
DB12:079 08/16/12 Secretary of State Bowen Announces Results of Randomized Alphabet Drawing for Candidate Order on November 6 General Election Ballots
Media Advisory 07/19/12 Secretary of State’s Office to Conduct Randomized Alphabet Drawing for November 6 General Election
DB12:078 07/13/12 2012 California Primary Final Results Show 31% Turnout and Most Ballots Cast by Mail
DB12:077 07/13/12 New Open-Government Tool on Secretary of State Website
DB12:076 07/09/12 Numbers Assigned to November Ballot Measures
DB12:075 07/06/12 Secretary of State Invites Ballot Arguments for November Ballot Measures
DB12:074 06/26/12 Twelfth Measure Qualifies for November California Ballot
DB12:073 06/22/12 Oil and Natural Gas Tax Initiative Enters Circulation
DB12:072 06/20/12 Eleventh Measure Qualifies for November California Ballot
DB12:071 06/20/12 Tenth Measure Qualifies for November California Ballot
DB12:070 06/20/12 Ninth Measure Qualifies for November California Ballot
DB12:069 06/13/12 Nuclear Power Initiative Enters Circulation
DB12:068 06/11/12 Eighth Measure Qualifies for November California Ballot
DB12:067 06/11/12 Seventh Measure Qualifies for November California Ballot
DB12:066 06/07/12 Property Tax Initiative Enters Circulation
DB12:065 06/06/12 When are Election Results Final? Post-Election Canvass Under Way in California Counties
DB12:064 06/04/12 By the Numbers: California’s June 2012 Primary
DB12:063 06/01/12 More than 17.1 Million Californians Registered to Vote in June Primary
DB12:062 05/29/12 Federal Agreement Allows More June Ballot Return Options for Military and Overseas Voters in 11 California Counties
DB12:061 05/24/12 The June Primary: Frequently Asked Questions
DB12:060 05/23/12 Employers and Employees: Law Allows Time Off to Vote on Election Day
DB12:059 05/17/12 Monday is Voter Registration Deadline for California's June Primary
DB12:058 05/15/12 High-Speed Rail Initiative Enters Circulation
DB12:057 05/15/12 Secretary Bowen Launches Survey to Assess Needs of Voters with Disabilities
DB12:056 05/10/12 Sixth Measure Qualifies for November California Ballot
DB12:055 05/08/12 Public Employee Pension Initiative Enters Circulation
DB12:054 05/03/12 June Primary Voting Begins Monday
DB12:053 05/02/12 California's Top-Two Primary: What Voters Should Know
DB12:052 04/23/12 Fifth Measure Qualifies for November California Ballot
DB12:051 04/20/12 New Voter Registration Stats Show Continued Uptick in Voters with No Party Preference
DB12:050 04/10/12 Education Initiative Enters Circulation
DB12:049 04/05/12 First June Primary Ballots on Way to Voters Friday
DB12:048 03/29/12 Secretary of State Bowen Certifies Candidate List for June State Primary
DB12:047 03/22/12 Secretary of State Debra Bowen Marks Anniversary of 18 Year Olds Winning the Right to Vote and Urges Schools to Sign-Up for Mock Election
DB12:046 03/22/12 Tax Initiative Enters Circulation
DB12:045 03/20/12 Marijuana Initiative Enters Circulation
DB12:044 03/19/12 Tax Initiative Enters Circulation
DB12:043 03/19/12 Spending Limits Initiative Enters Circulation
DB12:042 03/16/12 High-Speed Rail Initiative Enters Circulation
DB12:041 03/16/12 Corporations Initiative Enters Circulation
DB12:040 03/15/12 Secretary of State Bowen Announces Results of Randomized Alphabet Drawing for Candidate Order on June 5 Primary Election Ballots
Media Advisory 03/05/12 Secretary of State’s Office to Conduct Randomized Alphabet Drawing for June 5 Presidential Primary Election
DB12:039 03/01/12 Secretary of State Bowen Offers Voter Registration Tools and Tips
DB12:038 02/24/12 Referendum Qualifies for November 2012 California Ballot
DB12:037 02/21/12 Tax Initiative Enters Circulation
DB12:036 02/21/12 Education Initiative Enters Circulation
DB12:035 02/17/12 Tax Initiative Enters Circulation
DB12:034 02/15/12 Marijuana Initiative Enters Circulation
DB12:033 02/15/12 Genetically Engineered Foods Initiative Enters Circulation
DB12:032 02/13/12 Tax Initiative Enters Circulation
DB12:031 02/08/12 Political Contribution Initiative Enters Circulation
DB12:030 02/08/12 Government Spending Initiative Enters Circulation
DB12:029 02/06/12 Secretary of State Releases List of Presidential Candidates for California Primary
DB12:028 02/06/12 Part-Time Legislature Initiative Enters Circulation
DB12:027 02/03/12 Tax Initiative Enters Circulation
DB12:026 02/03/12 Tax Initiative Enters Circulation
DB12:025 01/31/12 Secretary of State Bowen Reports First Voter Counts after 2011 Redistricting
DB12:024 01/31/12 Immigration Initiative Enters Circulation
DB12:023 01/30/12 Secretary of State Bowen Assigns Numbers to Ballot Measures Certified For June Primary, Invites Ballot Arguments
DB12:022 01/26/12 Education Initiative Enters Circulation
DB12:021 01/26/12 Education Initiative Enters Circulation
DB12:020 01/24/12 Property Tax Initiative Enters Circulation
DB12:019 01/24/12 Education Tax Initiative Enters Circulation
DB12:018 01/24/12 High Speed Rail Initiative Enters Circulation
DB12:017 01/20/12 Hospital Initiative Enters Circulation
DB12:016 01/20/12 Charity Health Care Initiative Enters Circulation
DB12:015 01/19/12 Secretary of State Bowen Announces Results of Randomized Alphabet Drawing for Candidate Order on April 10 Local Election Ballots
DB12:014 01/19/12 Environment-Related Initiative Enters Circulation
DB12:013 01/18/12 Third Measure Qualifies for November 2012 State Ballot
DB12:012 01/18/12 Two Tax-Related Initiatives Enter Circulation
DB12:011 01/13/12 Two Education Initiatives Enter Circulation
DB12:010 01/13/12 Business Tax Initiative Enters Circulation
DB12:009 01/13/12 Environment-Related Initiative Enters Circulation
DB12:008 01/12/12 Two Parental Notification Initiatives Enter Circulation
DB12:007 01/10/12 Two Pension Initiatives Enter Circulation
Media Advisory 01/09/12 Secretary of State's Office to Conduct Randomized Alphabet Drawing for April Local Elections
DB12:006 01/06/12 Marijuana Initiative Enters Circulation
DB12:005 01/05/12 Genetically Engineered Food Initiative Enters Circulation
DB12:004 01/04/12 Second Insurance Initiative Enters Circulation
DB12:003 01/04/12 Insurance Initiative Enters Circulation
DB12:002 01/04/12 Legislative Process Initiative Enters Circulation
DB12:001 01/03/12 Education Initiative Enters Circulation



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