2020 News Releases, Advisories, and E-Newsletters

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AP20:023 02/27/2020 What to Expect During the California Vote Count Process
Media Advisory 02/26/2020 Secretary of State Alex Padilla to hold Tele-Press Conference Briefing on California Vote Counting Process
AP20:022 02/25/2020 California Law Allows Time Off to Vote on Election Day
AP20:021 02/22/2020 TODAY: Vote Centers Open in all Voter’s Choice Act Counties
AP20:020 02/21/2020 Secretary of State Padilla Certifies Write-in Candidates List for March 3, 2020, Presidential Primary Election
Media Advisory 02/21/2020 Secretary of State Alex Padilla Celebrates Opening of Vote Centers by Casting his Ballot in Los Angeles County
Media Advisory 02/21/2020 Secretary of State Alex Padilla and Congressman Salud Carbajal to Host Town Hall to Discuss the 2020 Census
Media Advisory 02/20/2020 Secretary of State Alex Padilla and Congresswoman Anna G. Eshoo to Host Town Hall to Discuss Election Security, Vote Centers and the U.S. Census
Media Advisory 02/19/2020 Secretary of State Alex Padilla to Visit Notre Dame High School
AP20:019 02/19/2020 Same Day Voter Registration Allows Californians who Missed Traditional Deadline Another Opportunity to Register and Vote
Media Advisory 02/18/2020 Secretary of State Alex Padilla and Congressman Mike Levin to Host Town Hall to Discuss the U.S. Census and Vote Centers
AP20:018 02/18/2020 Midnight “Traditional” Deadline to Register to Vote for March 3 Presidential Primary Election
Media Advisory 02/17/2020 Secretary of State Alex Padilla and Congressman TJ Cox to Host Town Hall to Discuss the U.S. Census and March 3, 2020 Presidential Primary
Media Advisory 02/12/2020 Secretary of State Alex Padilla to Address California YMCA Youth and Government Conference
Media Advisory 02/11/2020 Secretary of State Alex Padilla to Welcome More Than 1,250 New U.S. Citizens in Oakland
AP20:017 02/10/2020 Proposed Initiative Enters Circulation
Media Advisory 02/10/2020 California Secretary of State Alex Padilla to Provide Remarks to Center for Asian Americans United for Self Empowerment “Make Us Count” Press Conference
AP20:016 02/10/2020 Secretary of State Alex Padilla Announces Partnership with MemorialCare Miller Children’s and Women’s Hospital Long Beach
Media Advisory 02/07/2020 Secretary of State Alex Padilla to Keynote NALEO and Alameda County Complete Count Committee Census Launch Breakfast and Training
Media Advisory 02/06/2020 Secretary of State Alex Padilla to Visit Berkeley High School
AP20:015 02/06/2020 Secretary of State Alex Padilla Releases Latest Report of Registration; 500,000 California Teens have Pre-Registered since Program Launch
Media Advisory 02/05/2020 Secretary of State Alex Padilla to Announce Voter Pre-Registration Milestone at Grant High School
AP20:014 02/04/2020 Secretary of State Alex Padilla Statement on California Presidential Primary and Vote Count Process
AP20:013 02/04/2020 Where’s My Ballot? New Tool Launched to Help Voters Track the Status of their Vote-by-Mail Ballots
AP20:012 02/03/2020 New Measure Eligible for California's November 2020 Ballot
AP20:011 02/03/2020 Millions of Vote-by-Mail Ballots on the Way to California Voters; Early Voting Begins at County Elections Office
Media Advisory 01/31/2020 Secretary of State Alex Padilla to Speak at the Public Policy Institute of California’s Speaker Series: “Countdown to Census 2020”
Media Advisory 01/31/2020 Secretary of State Alex Padilla to Kick-Off Early Voting for the March 3, 2020 Presidential Primary in Sacramento
AP20:010 01/29/2020 Proposed Initiative Enters Circulation
Media Advisory 01/28/2020 Secretary of State Alex Padilla to Visit California State University, Northridge
Media Advisory 01/28/2020 Secretary of State Alex Padilla to Visit Kennedy High School
Media Advisory 01/24/2020 Secretary of State Alex Padilla to Visit Lincoln High School
AP20:009 01/24/2020 Secretary of State Alex Padilla Conditionally Certifies Los Angeles County VSAP System; First Publicly Owned Voting System Certified in the Nation
AP20:008 01/23/2020 Secretary of State Padilla Announces Results of Randomized Alphabet Drawing for the April General Law City Elections
Media Advisory 01/22/2020 Secretary of State Alex Padilla to Visit Garfield High School
AP20:007 01/22/2020 Proposed Initiative Enters Circulation
AP20:006 01/22/2020 Proposed Initiative Enters Circulation
Media Advisory 01/21/2020 Secretary of State Alex Padilla to Visit San Pedro High School
Media Advisory 01/17/2020 Secretary of State Alex Padilla to Visit Fairfield High School
Media Advisory 01/16/2020 Secretary of State Alex Padilla and Congressman Gil Cisneros to Host Town Hall to Discuss the U.S. Census and Vote Centers in Orange County
AP20:005 01/16/2020 Secretary of State Alex Padilla Certifies Candidates for Congressional District 25 and Senate District 28 Special Primary Elections
Media Advisory 01/13/2020 Secretary of State’s Office to Conduct Randomized Alphabet Drawing for April General Law City Elections
AP20:004 01/10/2020 Secretary of State Padilla Announces Results of Randomized Alphabet Drawing for Congressional District 25 and State Senate District 28 Special Primary Elections
AP20:003 01/09/2020 Proposed Initiative Enters Circulation
AP20:002 01/09/2020 Proposed Initiative Enters Circulation
AP20:001 01/03/2020 Proposed Initiative Enters Circulation