Public Meeting Discussion Groups - California

Public Meeting Discussion Groups - California

National Voter Registration Act (NVRA) Helping People Participate in Our Democracy November 2013 1 Why Did Congress Pass the NVRA? Make it Easy for Americans to Register and Vote Motor Voter ~ Register at any DMV in the U.S. Reach people who may not visit the DMV:

Register at any public assistance agency Register at any agency primarily serving people with disabilities Eliminate the Vestiges of Discrimination Register by Mail Permanent Registration Safeguards Against Purging Voter Roles 2 Who Must Offer Voter Registration? DMV Offices Public Assistance Agencies County Health/Human Services Offices/In-Home Support Services

WIC Offices California Health Benefit Exchange Disability Service Agencies Dept. of Rehabilitation Vocational Services Independent Living Centers Dept. of Developmental Services Regional Centers Dept. of Social Services Office of Deaf Access Contractors State and County Mental Health Providers Armed Forces Recruitment Offices

Other Board of Equalization District Offices Franchise Tax Board District Offices 3 When Do Agencies Offer Voter Registration? NVRA requires agencies to offer voter registration when a person applies for: New services or benefits Renewal or recertification A change of name or address

4 How Do Agencies Offer Voter Registration? Hand out a voter registration card (VRC) Hand out an NVRA voter preference form Help the applicant register, if asked Forward voter registration forms daily Keep preference forms for 2 years 5

Who Should Register to Vote? Has never registered Moved to a new address Changed name Changed political party preference Not sure if registered to vote Has not voted in the last several elections 6 What Issues Might Come Up?

Neutrality: Dont influence decision to register or party preference. In-home Assistance: Agency must still offer voter registration. Conservatorship: Court order must state incompetent to register to vote. Parent/Guardian: Offer registration to adults applying on behalf of children. Literacy: Not a requirement to register to vote. No SSN or DL: Not a requirement to register to vote. Signature: Applicant may mark an X or use a signature stamp.

No street address: Space on form to describe location where applicant lives. 7 What Happens after a Person Registers? Voter Gets: Postcard Confirming Status Voting Materials Polling Place Location Ballot (for Vote-By-Mail Voters) 8 Questions about Voting? Call:

County Elections Office Secretary of State's Voter Hotline: (800) 345-VOTE (8683) Visit: WWW.SOS.CA.GOV 9 Whats New for California? New California Laws: New State Agency Instructions:

Designate an NVRA Coordinator Register Agency with County Elections Office Get Voter Registration Forms from County Elections Office Offer Voter Registration in Other Languages Train Staff Annually DSS; DOR-Voc Serv; DOR-ILCs; DDS; Office of Deaf Access California Online Voter Registration Links: C-IV, Cal-Winn, LEADER Online Benefits Enrollment Department of Rehabilitation Vocational Services California Health Benefit Exchange 10 California Secretary of State

SOS NVRA Liaison: Jennie Bretschneider SOS NVRA Coordinator: Rhonda Pascual Secretary of State Elections Division - NVRA Coordinator 1500 11th Street, 5th Floor Sacramento, CA 95814 (916) 657-2166 [email protected] www.sos.ca.gov/elections/nvra 11

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