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California voter advocacy groups urge Shasta County supervisors to reconsider voting system decision

The California Voter Foundation (CVF) joined with six other California-based nonpartisan voter advocacy groups to urge Shasta County supervisors to reconsider their decision in January to end the county's use of its current voting system provided by Dominion and seek an alternative vendor.

What’s Next For Shasta County Voting? Hand Counting, Supervisor Jones Says.

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Shasta County Supervisor and Board Chair Patrick Jones has placed the County’s voting process on the agenda again for this Tuesday, February 28. 

He hopes other Supervisors will like his idea to transition the County to an elections process that would involve hand counting the vote. 

“We’re a small County and (hand counting) is definitely possible,” Jones told Shasta Scout by phone last week, “And it’s going to be a lot cheaper than what we were doing before.” 

California Voter Foundation Receives $100,000 Grant from Craig Newmark Philanthropies to Support the Election Community Network

The California Voter Foundation (CVF) announced today that it has received a $100,000 grant from Craig Newmark Philanthropies to support its continuing leadership of the Election Community Network, a nonpartisan, nationwide collaboration of academic, nonprofit, government and philanthropic leaders working to support and protect U.S. election officials and election administration.

Millions of California ballots were simply unused, not ‘unaccounted for,’ experts say

A conservative group opposed to mass voting by mail is using millions of unused ballots in California – one of eight states that conducts all-mail elections — to make a misleading claim.

A recent report by the Public Interest Legal Foundation, a group that has been critical of mail voting, said that in California, there were "10 million mail ballots unaccounted for" in the November midterm election. 

Why is California still counting Election Ballots

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The election was over a week ago, but we’re still anxiously awaiting the results of several key races.

The winner of the tight contest for Los Angeles mayor has yet to be determined, and more than three dozen state legislative races remain undecided. As of Tuesday night, six of the nine uncalled U.S. House races were in California.

Perhaps you’re wondering why the Golden State seems to take so long to count ballots. I was, too, so I asked some election experts for their insight.

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