News and Announcements
The Secretary of State submitted proposed regulations to the Office of Administrative Law related to the counting of ballots on May 9, 2023. The regulations provide California jurisdictions a clear, concise path for conducting a manual counting of ballots. The 45-day written comment period for the proposed text was May 19, 2023, through July 5, 2023. On July 3, 2023, the Secretary of State’s Office held a public hearing for the proposed regulations. The proposed regulations went out for an additional 15-day public comment period July 7, 2023, through July 24, 2023. The final rulemaking file was submitted for review to the Office of Administrative Law on August 3, 2023. Information regarding the proposed regulations can be found at: https://www.sos.ca.gov/administration/regulations/proposed-regulations.
On July 3, 2023, the Secretary of State's Office held a public hearing regarding the proposed regulations. A video of the public hearing can be found here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HqGdzypO04U
Public Hearing on Request for Approval of Hart InterCivic Verity Voting 3.2 Voting System
A public hearing was held on August 31, 2023 for the Hart InterCivic Verity 3.2 voting system.
Anyone wishing to submit written comments can do so by by e-mailing it to email@example.com by 5:00 p.m. on September 11, 2023.