Orange County Elections Invites Applications for Upcoming Election Academy

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Applicants invited to apply for unique elections education program

SANTA ANA, CA - January 30, 2018 - In 2010 the Registrar of Voters launched the Orange County Election Academy, an academic program designed to teach participants about elections in Orange County, California. This award winning, one-of-a-kind elections education program, is open to the public at no cost. The comprehensive curriculum is particularly beneficial to those individuals interested in voting, running for office, and the elections process in general.

The Registrar of Voters is currently accepting applications for the 2018 session, which is scheduled to begin on Wednesday, March 28, 2018. The program will be conducted at the Registrar of Voters, 1300 South Grand Avenue, Santa Ana. The curriculum will encompass all election management functions including candidate filing, campaign finance, ballot creation, election security, communications and more.

The Election Academy is designed to leave a lasting impact on those who participate in the unique hands-on program. "This is an excellent opportunity for members of the community to learn about elections," said Neal Kelley, Orange County Registrar of Voters. "Our past Academy sessions have been well received and we are excited to present the program to a new class."

To learn more about the Orange County Election Academy, including dates and times, and to complete an application for the program please visit ocvote.com/academy. Applications are due by March 14, 2018.

Click here to view the Election Academy brochure.

Click here to view the Election Academy dates and times.

 

 

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About the Registrar of Voters:
The Registrar of Voters is responsible for conducting elections in the County of Orange, the fifth largest voting jurisdiction in the United States with 1.6 million registered voters. We are a County agency, which receives funding from the County’s General Fund and periodic reimbursement from the federal government, the State of California and local jurisdictions. Read more >>

Media Contacts:
Neal Kelley
Registrar of Voters
714-567-5139
neal.kelley@rov.ocgov.com

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Orange County Registrar of Voters

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