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Number Date Title
SW21:020 05/07/2021 Secretary of State Weber Announces Results of Randomized Alphabet Drawing for June 29, 2021 Assembly District 18 Special Primary Election
Media Advisory 04/28/2021 Secretary of State Dr. Shirley N. Weber To Host Virtual Informational Briefing on Remote Online Notarization
Media Advisory 04/27/2021 Secretary of State’s Office to Conduct Randomized Alphabet Drawing for June 29, 2021 Assembly District 18 Special Primary Election
SW21:019 04/26/2021 Secretary of State Dr. Shirley N. Weber Announces Threshold Met to Trigger Recall, Signature Withdrawal Period
SW21:018 04/16/2021 California Secretary of State Dr. Shirley N. Weber Statement on Signing Bipartisan Letter to CISA Secretary Mayorkas and Acting Director Wales
SW21:017 04/15/2021 California Secretary of State Certifies Assembly District 79 Special Primary Election Results
SW21:016 04/07/2021 Secretary of State Dr. Shirley N. Weber Issues Supplement to the Statement of the Vote for the November 3, 2020 General Election
SW21:015 04/05/2021 California Secretary of State Dr. Shirley Weber Announces Appointments of Office’s Executive Team
SW21:014 04/02/2021 Proposed Initiative Enters Circulation
SW21:013 03/30/2021 Secretary of State Weber Certifies Candidates for Assembly District 54 Special Primary Election
SW21:012 03/25/2021 Secretary of State Weber Announces Results of Randomized Alphabet Drawing for May 18, 2021 Assembly District 54 Special Primary Election
SW21:011 03/19/2021 California Secretary of State Releases February 10, 2021 Report of Registration
Media Advisory 03/15/2021 Secretary of State’s Office to Conduct Randomized Alphabet Drawing for May 18, 2021 Assembly District 54 Special Primary Election
SW21:010 03/11/2021 California Secretary of State Certifies Senate District 30 Special Primary Election Results
SW21:009 03/09/2021 Secretary of State Dr. Shirley N. Weber Appoints Reginald Fair Deputy Secretary of State for Operations
SW21:008 03/08/2021 California Secretary of State Dr. Shirley N. Weber Statement on Executive Order Issued by President Biden on Promoting Access to Voting
SW21:007 03/01/2021 Secretary of State Weber Releases Women on Boards March Report
SW21:006 02/24/2021 Secretary of State Dr. Shirley N. Weber Appoints Lisa Martin Chief Deputy
SW21:005 02/18/2021 Secretary of State Weber Appoints Dr. Abby K. Wood to FPPC
SW21:004 02/17/2021 Secretary of State Weber Certifies Candidates for Assembly District 79 Special Primary Election
SW21:003 02/12/2021 Secretary of State Weber Announces Results of Randomized Alphabet Drawing for April 6, 2021 Assembly District 79 Special Primary Election
Media Advisory 02/02/2021 Secretary of State’s Office to Conduct Randomized Alphabet Drawing for April 6, 2021 Assembly District 79 Special Primary Election
SW21:002 02/02/2021 California State Archives Launches Virtual Mini Tours
SW21:001 01/29/2021 Governor Newsom Swears in Dr. Shirley N. Weber as California Secretary of State
JS21:002 01/22/2021 New Referendum Qualified for California's November 2022 Ballot
JS21:001 01/22/2021 Secretary of State’s Office Issues Report on Same Day Voter Registration and Vote-by-Mail Ballot Rejection Rates
AP21:003 01/18/2021 Alex Padilla Resigns as California Secretary of State; James Schwab to Serve as Interim Secretary
AP21:002 01/14/2021 Secretary of State Alex Padilla Certifies Candidates for State Senate District 30 Special Primary Election
AP21:001 01/08/2021 Secretary of State Padilla Announces Results of Randomized Alphabet Drawing for March 2, 2021 State Senate District 30 Special Primary Election