California Secretary of State Communications Department

The Communications Department oversees all media relations for the California Secretary of State’s office and keeps the public informed of the latest news from the agency’s various divisions: Elections, Business Programs, Political Reform and State Archives. Media representatives interested in information about the Secretary of State’s office or obtaining interviews should call (916) 653-6575 or email sospress@sos.ca.gov.


Number Date Title
PR24-35 06/21/2024 New Measure Eligible for California's November 2024 Ballot (23-0029A1)
PR24-34 06/18/2024 Secretary of State Shirley N. Weber, Ph.D., Commemorates Juneteenth
PR24-33 06/11/2024 California Secretary of State Shirley N. Weber, Ph.D., Issues Statement on the Passing of Civil Rights Icon Reverend James Lawson
PR24-32 06/11/2024 New Measure Eligible for California's November 2024 Ballot (23-0017A1)
PR24-31 06/04/2024 New Measure Eligible for California's November 2024 Ballot (23-0024A1)
PR24-30 05/21/2024 New Measure Eligible for California's November 2024 Ballot (23-0021A1)
PR24-29 05/20/2024 California Secretary of State Shirley N. Weber Ph.D., and San Diego Mayor Todd Gloria Present High School Awards and Celebrate Future Voters
PR24-28 05/15/2024 California Secretary of State Shirley N. Weber, Ph.D., to Visit Alma Mater Manual Arts High School in Los Angeles
PR24-27 05/14/2024 Fourth Apostille Pop-Up Event by California Secretary of State Serves Hundreds in San Diego
PR24-26 05/10/2024 California Secretary of State Shirley N. Weber, PhD., issued the following statement in response to Governor Newsom’s May Revise Proposal
PR24-25 05/08/2024 New Measure Eligible for California's November 2024 Ballot
PR24-24 05/08/2024 California Secretary of State's Office in Partnership with San Diego County to Host Apostille Pop-Up Shop
PR24-23 04/24/2024 California Secretary of State's Office in Partnership with Alameda County to Host Apostille Pop-Up Shop
PR24-22 04/16/2024 California Secretary of State Weber and Superintendent Thurmond Kick Off High School Voter Education Weeks
PR24-21 04/15/2024

Secretary of State Shirley N. Weber, Ph.D. and Attorney General Rob Bonta File Lawsuit to Challenge Voter ID Law

Copy of the Complaint

September 2023 Letter to Huntington Beach  
PR24-20 04/12/2024 Secretary of State Shirley N. Weber, Ph.D. has certified the results of the California March 5, 2024, Presidential Primary Election
PR24-19 04/09/2024 California Secretary of State Responds to Decision in Fong Congressional Candidacy Case
PR24-18 04/02/2024 Secretary of State Weber Certifies Candidates for Congressional District 20 Special General Election
PR24-17 03/27/2024 California State Archives Releases Video Resources on African American Genealogical Records Ahead of Family History Week
PR24-16 03/15/2024 Family History Week Coming to Sacramento April 1-6
PR24-15 03/08/2024 State’s Top Election Official Reminds Californians What to Expect During Vote Count Process
PR24-14 03/01/2024 California Secretary of State Releases February 20, 2024, Report of Registration
PR24-13 02/23/2024 Secretary of State Releases List of Write-in Candidates for March Presidential Primary
PR24-12 02/21/2024 California State Archives and Sacramento State University Present 'Struggles Against Injustice: A Historical Timeline of Reparations' Exhibit"
PR24-11 02/21/2024 California State Archives Launches New “Stories of Service: California's Black Physicians” Exhibit
PR24-10 01/31/2024 Secretary of State Weber Certifies Candidates for Congressional District 20 Special Primary Election
PR24-09 01/26/2024 California Secretary of State Releases January 5, 2024, Report of Registration
PR24-08 01/26/2024 Notice of Updated Ballot Designation
PR24-07 01/26/2024 Secretary of State Weber Announces Results of Randomized Alphabet Drawing for the March 19, 2024, Congressional District 20 Special Primary Election
PR24-06 01/18/2024 Secretary of State Weber Announces Results of Randomized Alphabet Drawing for the April 9, 2024, General Law City Elections
PR24-05 01/18/2024 Secretary of State’s Office to Conduct Randomized Alphabet Drawing for March 19, 2024 Congressional District 20 Special Primary Election
PR24-04 01/17/2024 Presumptively Dangerous Substance Found in California County Elections Office
PR24-03 01/12/2024 Secretary of State Shirley N. Weber, Ph.D. issued the following statement in response to Governor Gavin Newsom's 2024-25 State Budget Proposal
PR24-02 01/12/2024 California Secretary of State's Office in Partnership with San Francisco to Host Apostille Pop-Up Shop
PR24-01 01/08/2024 Secretary of State’s Office to Conduct Randomized Alphabet Drawing for April General Law City Elections
23-0035 02/22/2024 Proposed Initiative Enters Circulation
23-0034 01/10/2024 Proposed Initiative Enters Circulation
23-0032 01/02/2024 Proposed Initiative Enters Circulation
23-0031 1/02/2024 Proposed Initiative Enters Circulation
23-0030 01/02/2024 Proposed Initiative Enters Circulation