Recognitions

  • In 2019 the Election Verification Network (EVN) presented Registrar of Voters Neal Kelley with their "Public Service Award" for the advancement of Risk Limiting Audits in California.

  • In 2018 the Association of California Cities, Orange County, awarded the Orange County Registrar of Voters with a "Golden Hub of Innovation Award" for its OC Ballot Express ballot tracking system.

  • In 2018 the Washington Technology & Defense Systems presented the Orange County Registrar of Voters its "Government Innovation Award" for its OC Ballot Express ballot tracking system.

  • In 2018 the Academy of Interactive & Visual Arts awarded the Orange County Registrar of Voters awarded its "Davey Award" for the vote-by-mail ballot envelope redesign.

  • In 2017 the Academy of Interactive & Visual Arts awarded the Orange County Registrar of Voters with the Communicator Award for its documentary, "Blueprints for Democracy: How We Vote".

  • In 2017 the Telly Awards awarded the Orange County Registrar of Voters with a silver award for its documentary, “Blueprints for Democracy: How We Vote.”
     
  • In 2017 the National Association of Telecommunications Officers and Advisors, States of California and Nevada Chapter (SCAN NATOA) awarded the Orange County Registrar of Voters with a STAR Award for its documentary, “Blueprints for Democracy: How We Vote.”
     
  • In 2017 the National Association of Counties (NACo) awarded the Orange County Registrar of Voters with an Achievement Award for its community engagement and outreach program.

  • In 2015 the National Association of County Recorders, Election Officials and Clerks presented Registrar of Voters Neal Kelley with the "Public Official of the Year" award.

  • In 2014 the Telly Awards awarded the Orange County Registrar of Voters with a bronze "Telly Award" for its documentary "What it Takes to Count: Inside an Orange County Election".
     
  • In 2014 the National Association of Counties awarded the Orange County Registrar of Voters with an Achievement Award for its system of learning from logistics experts to improve election operations.
     
  • In 2012 the National Association of Counties awarded the Orange County Registrar of Voters with the "Best in Category" Award for its MyBallot student election program.
  • In 2012 the National Association of Counties awarded the Orange County Registrar of Voters with an Achievement Award for its MyBallot student election program.
     
  • In 2012 the Orange County Business Council awarded the Orange County Registrar of Voters with a "Turning Red Tape Into Red Carpet" Certificate of Recognition for its Corporate Sponsorship program.
  • In 2012 the National Association of Counties awarded the Orange County Registrar of Voters with an Achievement Award for its new poll worker training video.
  • In 2012 the International Academy of Visual Arts awarded the Orange County Registrar of Voters with the Communicator Award for its new poll worker training video.
     
  • In 2011 the National Association of Counties awarded the Orange County Registrar of Voters with an Achievement Award for its Election Academy program.
     
  • In 2011 the National Association of Counties awarded the Orange County Registrar of Voters with an Achievement Award for its Military and Overseas Voting Online Portal.
     
  • In 2011 the National Association of Counties awarded the Orange County Registrar of Voters with an Achievement Award for its approach to Saving Tax Payer Dollars in Difficult Times.
     
  • In 2011 the National Association of Counties awarded the Orange County Registrar of Voters with an Achievement Award for its Poll Worker PASS program.
     
  • In 2010 the National Association of Election Officials named the Orange County Registrar of Voters' Poll Worker PASS program as the best election program in the country - awarding the "Democracy Award" in recognition.
     
  • In 2010 the National Association of Counties awarded the Orange County Registrar of Voters with an Achievement Award for its Online Voter Information program.
     
  • In 2010 the National Association of Counties awarded the Orange County Registrar of Voters with an Achievement Award for its Election Corporate Sponsorship program.
     
  • In 2009 the California State Association of Counties awarded the Orange County Registrar of Voters with a Challenge Award Merit Award for its Election Corporate Sponsorship program.
     
  • In 2009 the California State Association of Counties awarded the Orange County Registrar of Voters with a Challenge Award Honorable Mention Award for its Election Day Rapid Deployment Team program.
     
  • In 2009 the City-County Communications and Marketing Association presented its Award of Excellence for the Orange County Registrar of Voters' Poll Worker Training video.
     
  • In 2009 the Digital Government Association awarded the Orange County Registrar of Voters an Achievement Award for its Stay Connected online program.
     
  • In 2008 the California State Auditor highlighted the Orange County Registrar of Voters in their Bureau of State Audits report as a county with the best Poll Worker practices.
     
  • In 2008 the California State Association of Counties awarded the Orange County Registrar of Voters with a Challenge Award Honorable Mention for its MyBallot Student Election program.
     
  • In 2007 the California State Association of Counties awarded the Orange County Registrar of Voters with a Challenge Award Honorable Mention for its City Clerk Partnership program.