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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Voting Accessibility Advisory Committee: May 24, 2017, Meeting(PDF)
Political Body: The Humane Party of California(PDF)
Voting Systems: OVSTA Monthly Update – May 2017(PDF)
New Vote-by-Mail Return Procedures(PDF)
Initiative: 1799, Related to Gender Identity(PDF)
VoteCal: Duplicate Checks(PDF)