Oversight/Informational Hearings

Friday, March 17, 2017

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Informational Hearing:

Senators Henry Stern, Chair

     DATE: Friday, March 17, 2017
     TIME: 1:00 pm
     Location: Reseda High School

                          18230 Kittridge Street, Reseda, CA 91335

                      
     SUBJECT: "From Voices to Votes: Breaking the Barriers to Civic Engagement for the Next Generation"

 

Submitted testimony/handouts:

     Mindy Romero, Executive Director, California  Civic Engagement Project

     Randi Kay Stephens, Program Coordinator, Local Government Basics & CCS Partnership,  Institute for

     Local Government

 

Thursday, October 27, 2016

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Joint Informational Hearing:

Senate Committee on Elections and Constitutional Amendments
And Senate Committee on Governance and Finance

Senators Allen and Hertzberg, Chairs

     DATE: Thursday, October 27, 2016
     TIME: 10:00 a.m.
     Location: Metropolitan Water District Main Headquarters
                      700 North Alameda Street, Los Angeles CA 90012

                      
     SUBJECT: "Representative Democracy for a Growing California:
                        Should Counties Have Elected Executives and Larger Boards?"

     

Submitted testimony/handouts:

 

Wednesday, June 15, 2016

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Joint Informational Hearing:

Senate Committee on Elections and Constitutional Amendments
And Assembly Rules Committee

Senator Allen and Assemblyman Gordon, Chairs

     DATE: Wednesday, June15, 2016
     TIME: 10:30 a.m.
     Location: Capitol Room 437
     SUBJECT: Legislature: Legislation and Proceedings - Initiative

                          Constitutional Amendment and Statute #1742

 

Thursday, April 14, 2016

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Joint Informational Hearing :

Senate Committee on Elections and Constitutional Amendments
And Budget and Fiscal Review Subcommittee No. 4 on
State Administration and General Government

Senator Ben Allen and Senator Roth, Chairs

     DATE: Thursday, April 14, 2016
     TIME: Upon adjournment of Session (10:30 a.m.)
     Location: Capitol Room 2040 (Rose Ann Vuich Hearing Room)
     SUBJECT: 2016 Elections: Procedures and Costs

 

 

Submitted testimony/handouts:

     Dean Logan, Los Angeles County Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk

 

Tuesday, March 1, 2016

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Oversight Hearing:

Senate Elections and Constitutional Amendments

 

     DATE: Tuesday, March 1, 2016
     TIME: 1:30 p.m.
     Location: Capitol room 3191
     SUBJECT: Election Administration Funding

 

                                                                Oversight hearing packet contents:

 

Submitted testimony/handouts:

     Honorable Alex Padilla, Secretary of State

     Neal Kelley, Orange County Registrar of Voters and President, California Association of Clerks and Election  Officials

     Jill LaVine, Sacramento County Registrar of Voters

     Dean Logan, Los Angeles County Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk

     Kim Alexander, President and Founder, California Voter Foundation

     Caitlin Maple, Research analyst, California Forward

 

 

Friday, December 11, 2015

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Oversight Hearing:

Senate Elections and Constitutional Amendments
 

     DATE: Friday, December 11, 2015
     TIME: 10:00 a.m.
     Location: Ronald Reagan State Building Auditorium, 300 S. Spring Street, Los Angeles, CA
     SUBJECT: Campaign Finance Regulations and Disclosure

                                                                Oversight hearing packet contents:

 

Submitted testimony/handouts:

     Michael Feinstein, Spokesperson, Green Party of California

     Phillip Ung, Director of Public Affairs, California Forward

     Kathy Feng, Ececutive Director, California Common Cause

 

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

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Joint Oversight Hearing:

Senate Elections and Constitutional Amendments
And Assembly Elections and Redistricting
Senator Ben Allen and Assemblymember Sebastian Ridley-Thomas, Chairs

     DATE: Wednesday, May 27, 2015
     TIME: 10:00 a.m.
     Location: Capitol Room 3191
     SUBJECT: Colorado Model of Elections: Report from California Observers

 

Submitted testimony/handouts:

     Ted Jackson, Community Organizing Director, California foundation For Independent Living

     Astrid Garcia Ochoa, Deputy Director, Future of California Elections

     Jill LaVine, Sacramento County Registrar of Voters

     Dean Logan, Los Angeles County Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk

     Margaret Johnson, Disability Rights California

     Kim Alexander, President and Founder, California Voter Foundation

 

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

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Joint Oversight Hearing:

Senate Elections and Constitutional Amendments
And Assembly Elections and Redistricting
Senator Ben Allen and Assemblymember Sebastian Ridley-Thomas, Chairs

     DATE: Wednesday, March 25, 2015
     TIME: 1:30pm
     Location: Capitol Room 3191
     SUBJECT: Statewide voter turn out

 

Submitted testimony/handouts:

     James Schwab, Chief of Legislative Affairs, Secretary of State

     Candace J. Grubbs, County Clerk-Recorder/Registrar of Voters, Butte County

     Eric McGhee, Research Fellow, Public Policy Institute of California

     Zaninab Bandi, Fellow, Claiming Our Democracy, The Greenlining Institute

     Fred Nisen, Staff Attorney, Disabled Rights California   

      Kim Alexander, President and Founder, California Voter Foundation

     Jennifer Pae, Voter Service and Education Project Manager, League of Women Voters of California Education Fund

 

Friday, February 20, 2015

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Joint Oversight Hearing:

Senate Elections and Constitutional Amendments
And Assembly Elections and Redistricting
Senator Ben Allen and Assemblymember Sebastian Ridley-Thomas, Chairs

     DATE: Friday, February 20, 2015
     TIME: 10:00 am
     LOCATION: Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority,
                         Metro Board Room, 3rd FloorOne Gateway Plaza, Los Angeles CA
     SUBJECT: Los Angeles County Voter Turnout

 

 
Submitted testimony/handouts:
  • Dean Logan, Los Angeles County Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk

          Testimony

          HAVA: A Retrospective & Vision for the future

          The Greenlining Institute- What's Working and What's Not: Voter Perspectives on Los Angeles County Election

          Administration

          An election official's perspective: The line starts here!

          A 21st century voting system for Los Angeles (Article)

          Public Statement 2/8/13

  • Ben Hamatake, Outreach Manager, Orange County Registrar of Voters

          MyBallot

  • Paul Mitchell, Vice President, Political Data, Inc.

          https://public.tableausoftware.com/profile/paulmitche11#!/vizhome/PDI2014TurnoutWorksheet/2014GENERALWORKSHEET

          Hearing slides

  • Tanzila Ahmed, Voter Engagement Manager, Asian Americans Advancing Justice - Los Angeles

           A Community of Contrasts - Los Angeles County

  • Kathy Feng, Executive Director, California Common Cause and Member of the city of Los Angeles Municipal Elections Reform Commission

          Getting to 100% - How changing the election date can improve voter turnout

Committee Address

Staff