The California Secretary of State periodically provides written guidance and information to the state's county elections officials to help ensure a smooth electoral process.

The written advisories -- known as CCROVs since they are directed to County Clerks & Registrars of Voters -- are posted here shortly after they are provided to county elections officials. Electronic copies of all CCROVs dating back to January 1, 2013, are posted here.

To obtain a copy of a CCROV issued in 2012 or earlier -- or if you have any questions or comments -- please email the Elections Division staff using our online form or call (916) 657-2166.

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CalVoter I: Duplicate Check Criteria – January 2015 (PDF)
CalVoter: CDPH Historic Death Records (PDF)
Referendum: Random Sample of #1660, Related to Plastic Bags (PDF)
Voting Systems: OVSTA Monthly Update – January 2015 (PDF)
CalVoter I: Duplicate Check Criteria – December 2014 (PDF)