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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Date CCROV Number Title
01/28/2021 21014 Political Body: Peoples Party (PDF)
01/27/2021 21013 NVRA: List Maintenance (PDF)
01/22/2021 21012 Referendum: Qualification of #1892, Related to Tobacco (PDF)
01/22/2021 21011 Initiative: Random Sample of #1886, Related to Gambling (PDF)
01/22/2021 21010 Initiative: Random Sample of #1885, Related to Plastic Waste (PDF)
01/19/2021 21009 Initiative: Failure of 1890, Related to Child Custody (PDF)
01/15/2021 21008 Political Body: California Women’s Party (PDF)
01/15/2021 21007 Proposition 17 and Voter Registration Eligibility (PDF)
01/14/2021 21006 Recall of Governor Gavin Newsom, Filed by Orrin E. Heatlie: Updated Petition and Modification of Declaration of Circulator on Approved Petitions (PDF)
01/12/2021 21005 Voting Systems: OVSTA Monthly Update – January 2021 (PDF)
01/08/2021 21004 Recall: Seventh Report for Recall of Governor Gavin Newsom, Filed by Orrin E. Heatlie (PDF)
01/06/2021 21003 Political Body: One Party (PDF)
01/05/2021 21002 Recall: Reporting of Signatures (PDF)
01/04/2021 21001 Voter Registration: 85814 Business Reply Mail Renewal Fees (PDF)