Voting technology including, but not limited to voting systems, electronic poll books and remote accessible vote by mail systems, must be certified for use, prior to being sold and/or used in any California election.

For further information, please contact the Secretary of State's office at (916) 695-1680 or email

Review and Testing for Certification Overview

Voting Technology Certification Application

Voting Technologies Approved for Use in California

Ballot Printer/Ballot on Demand (BOD) Certification


Escrow Facility Approval

Voting Technology Example Use Procedures