Elections Department Open House

by Placerville Newswire / Oct 06, 2019 / comments

<Carla Hass>

Public can tour a “vote center,” cast ballot in mock election.

WHAT:    

An all-day open house to educate the public about the new voting system that will be used in March, 2020.

WHEN:    

Wednesday, October 16th, 2019 9:00 am- 7:00 pm

WHERE:    

2850 Fairlane Court, Building C Placerville, CA 95677

WHO:      

El Dorado County’s Registrar of Voters, Bill O’Neill, and County elections staff will preview and demonstrate the new ways voters will be able to cast their ballots next year.

BACKGROUND:  

The passage of the Voters Choice Act, SB 450, created a new model of voting, including using “vote centers” as opposed to precinct polling places. The County was also required to purchase new equipment prior to the March 2020 election.