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  • It’s The End of Elections as Orange County Voters Know Them, and Registrar Neal Kelley Feels Fine

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    November 06, 2019
    By  | arobinson@scng.com | The Orange County Register

    Traditional elections – having a single day to cast a ballot in a local church hall, fire station or neighbor’s garage – are so 2019.

    On Tuesday, Nov. 5, voters in three cities (San Clemente, Santa Ana and Stanton) chose school board and council members and decided tax issues in an election that will be the last of its kind for Orange County.

    Starting in 2020, the county will ditch smaller, one-day-only, neighborhood precinct polls in favor of centrally located vote centers. And instead of a single traditional election day, the regional centers will be open up to 10 days before the officially designated day. Along with that, every registered voter in the county will get a ballot in the mail, should they prefer to vote remotely.  Read More