The Voters Choice Act is an exciting new model for elections administration. California Senate Bill 450 was passed by the Legislature and signed by the Governor in 2016, which authorizes counties to send every voter a mail ballot and provide ballot drop-off locations and Vote Centers throughout the County. In 2018, five counties successfully initiated the new law: Madera, Napa, Nevada, Sacramento and San Mateo.
For the upcoming 2020 election, 10 other counties will launch the modernized voting practice under the Voters Choice Act: Amador, Butte, Calaveras, El Dorado, Los Angeles, Mariposa, Orange, Santa Clara, Tuolumne – and Fresno! The Fresno County Board of Supervisors approved the new model in March 2019, which will first be implemented for the upcoming Presidential Primary in March 2020. Continue reading “More Days, More Ways: New Voting System in 2020”