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About The Registrar Of Voters Office

  • Registrar of Voters:

    The Registrar of Voters (ROV) is part of the county-wide Information Systems Division. The Registrar is appointed by the Board of Supervisors.

    The Registrar is responsible for:

    • Registering voters and maintaining current and accurate voter files
    • Assisting candidates seeking elective office
    • Conducting federal, state, county, municipal, school and other local elections within San Joaquin County
    • Certification of recall, referendum, and initiative petitions
    • Administering the local provisions of campaign reporting and financing
    • Reviewing and analyzing election-related legislation and implementing changes to the election process

    The Registrar’s mission is to:

    •  Provide the opportunity and the means for participation in the elections
    •  Conduct fair, impartial, accurate, secure and transparent elections
    •  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

    2019-2020 Budget Objectives

    • Replace the County's Voting System 
    • Enhance cybersecurity posture to protect election integrity
    • Conduct March 3, 2020 Presidential Primary Election
    • Provide additional voting technology to overseas and military voters
    • Provide additional access and technology to voters with disabilities
    • Provide new tools and technology to improve the voter experience at polling places
    • Offer Voter Service Centers for the March 3, 2020 Presidential Primary Election