October 5 2012

Last Few Vote-by-Mail Ballots

We are prepared to mail Tuesday, October 9th

With vote-by-mail voting to begin next week we are ready to mail out all requested vote-by-mail ballots.  As of today a total of 635,000 ballots will be mailed - this number will continue to climb as one-time applications are processed.

Neal Kelley
Registrar of Voters

2,000 Poll Workers Ready for Training

We have recruited nearly 4,000 poll workers as of today and over half of them are scheduled to take training in the next few weeks. We are expecting over 1,000 to utilize our online training.

MyBallot Student Program Grows

Our 3-step MyBallot student election program continues to expand. We will be at Loara High School in Anaheim conducting a mock election on Tuesday.

Voter Assistance Center Calls

Incoming Voter Calls Increase

Our Voter Assistance Center has handled 15,000 calls since going live on September 19th. The majority of calls are questions such as polling place location, ballot status and options for voting. Our Election Studio showcases our telephone operations in a unique behind-the-scenes tour.

Poll Workers 3,758  | VBMs Mailed: 6,566  | VBMs Returned: 355

Student Poll Workers Breaking New Records

We are being flooded with students volunteering to work the November election. Through our MyBallot and other student programs we have recruited nearly 2,000 students. We expect another thousand to volunteer before Election Day. If you are a student or know of one volunteering is easy-to-do on our website.