About Us

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Registrar of Voters: Jill LaVine

The Department of Voter Registration and Elections is part of the Countywide Service Agency. The Registrar is appointed by the Board of Supervisors 

The Registrar is responsible for:

  • Registering voters and maintaining current and accurate voter files.
  • Conducting Federal, State, County and City elections within Sacramento County.
  • Checking the adequacy and certification of recall, referendum, and initiative petitions.
  • Administering the local provisions of campaign reporting and financing.
  • Reviewing, analyzing and monitoring the impact of legislation on the election process.

Our mission is to:

  • Provide the opportunity and the means for participation in the election process;
  • Be effective, efficient and responsive to customer needs through continuous improvement;
  • Achieve open communication through teamwork and a spirit of goodwill;
  • Support educational and training opportunities to produce quality work;
  • Ensure legal requirements are met and applied consistently;
  • Work together to pursue and achieve excellence.

We demonstrate and support the following values:

  • Integrity
  • Responsibility
  • Accuracy
  • Efficiency
  • Respect for all
  • Ethical conduct
  • Commitment to Customer Service

Voter Registration and Elections staff certified by State and National Organizations:

  • California Association of Clerks and Election Officials (CACEO) - The CACEO administration was created to foster uniformity of practices and procedures in the elections community while maintaining a high standard of professionalism. They are committed to promote public confidence in the administration of elections and to support and facilitate in a nonpartisan manner, legislation to further these objectives.
  • Certified Elections/Registration Administrator (CERA) - A professional education program that is unique in the elections profession, the CERA is intended for those who want to demonstrate their dedication to excellence through a career-long commitment to improving their skills and staying at the top of this profession. 


Are you Registered to Vote?
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Vote by Mail Status

Find Your Polling Place:
Polling Place Lookup
Back of your Sample Ballot
Booklet Call (916) 875-6500

Sample Ballot Booklets
Online Sample ballot booklets are available 30 days before each election

You have two options for viewing election results
To view election results in a simple html format

Election Night Reporting New and Improved
To view the interactive election results webpage