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About The Registrar Of Voters Office

  • Registrar of Voters: Melinda Dubroff

    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

    Staff and Budget

    • The fiscal year 2018-2019 budget for the ROV is approximately 5.3 million dollars
    • The ROV is allocated 16 permanent employees