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California Secretary of State Shirley N. Weber Joins Orange County District Attorney Todd Spitzer and Registrar of Voters Bob Page to Discuss County’s Comprehensive Plans to Safeguard Election, Provide Transparency

DATE:     Monday, February 26, 2024

TIME:     10:30 a.m. – Guided Media Tour Begins (approximately 45 minutes)
               11:15 a.m. – California Secretary of State Shirley N. Weber, Ph.D., Orange County District Attorney Todd Spitzer, and Orange County Registrar of Voters Bob Page to provide brief remarks to media

LOCATION:    1300 South Grand Avenue, Building C, Santa Ana, CA 92705
Media check-in table will be set up outside of the main entrance doors. Media can begin checking in at 10 a.m. Please allow sufficient time to go through security.

WHAT:    With election security and integrity continuing to be a key topic of interest among voters, the Orange County Registrar of Voters welcomes media for an onsite tour that shows how voted ballots are processed securely from the moment they are cast until the election results are certified. Joining Registrar Bob Page will be Secretary of State Shirley N. Weber, Ph.D., and Orange County District Attorney Todd Spitzer who oversees the County’s investigation and prosecution of election fraud.

Media will receive a guided tour by the Registrar of Voters and the Secretary of State with stops at stations that highlight the following functions:  

  • Vote Center operations
  • Ballot drop box collections
  • Ballot receiving
  • Ballot sorting and extraction
  • Ballot signature comparison
  • Ballot Duplication 
  • Scanning of ballots
  • Ballot tabulation and tally room

WHO:     Bob Page, Registrar of Voters – will lead the onsite media briefing, available for interviews
               Shirley N. Weber, Ph.D., California Secretary of State – remarks, available for interviews
               Todd Spitzer, Orange County District Attorney – remarks, available for interviews

    Photography and B-roll can be taken of the activities occurring during the guided tour with the exception of any personal identifying voter information. We thank you for your cooperation. 

There will be an opportunity for TV media to conduct a stand-up interview with the Registrar of Voters, Secretary of State, and District Attorney at the conclusion of the guided tour.


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About the Registrar of Voters:
The Registrar of Voters is responsible for conducting elections in the County of Orange, the fifth largest voting jurisdiction in the United States with 1.8 million registered voters. We are a County agency, which receives funding from the County's General Fund and periodic reimbursement from the federal government, the State of California and local jurisdictions. Read more >>

Media Contacts:
Enedina Chhim
Community Outreach Manager 
[email protected]

Orange County Registrar of Voters

NOTE TO EDITORS: For additional information visit the About Us page or call the Registrar of Voters media help line at 714-567-5197.