Future of California Elections
January 23, 2013
Sacramento Convention Center
Update: If you were able to attend our conference in Sacramento on January 23rd, please use this page as a resource to access conference handouts, presentations, photos and videos.
Disability Rights of California - Election Reform Panel Handout
2012 California Election Protection Preliminary Report - Click Here for Handout
California Voter Foundation Handout - Policy Brief - Click Here for Handout
Media Briefing Handouts
2012 Voter Registration Report - Click Here for Handout
2012 Poll Monitoring Program Fact Sheet - Click Here for Handout
2012 Vote By Mail Fact Sheet - Click Here for Handout
2012 Provisional Voting Fact Sheet - Click Here for Handout
Conference Videos - Click on here to all conference videos- or click on the titles for individual footage of each panel.
Conference Photos- Click here for photos.
2013 onference Program: Links to available powerpoint presentations are located next to presenters in their particular program sessions.
Election Partnerships: Promoting Participation and Improving Election Administration
Jennie Bretschneider, Office of California Secretary of State
Michelle Romero, The Greenlining Institute
Darren Chesin, Senate Committee on Election and Constitutional Amendments
Dean Logan, Los Angeles County Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk
Heather Smith, Rock the Vote
Moderator: Kathay Feng, California Common Cause
Kim Alexander, California Voter Foundation -Click here for powerpoint presentation
Hillary Sklar, Disability Rights California - Click here for presentation handout
Gail Pellerin, Santa Cruz County Registrar of Voters
Lori Shellenberger, American Civil Liberties Union
Arturo Vargas, National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials Educational Fund
Moderator: Trudy Schafer, League of Women Voters of California
The Big One: Are California’s Elections Ready for the Next Major Disaster?
Nancy Ward, Federal Emergency Management Agency
Pam Smith, Verified Voting
Jill LaVine, Sacramento County Registrar of Voters
Evan Goldberg, Office of California Secretary of State
Moderator: Doug Chapin, Future of California Elections
Next Generation Voters: Do we need better civic education, tech tools, and voting methods to engage new voters?
Laura Deehan, CALPIRG - Click here for powerpoint presentation
Astrid Garcia, National Association of Latino Election and Appointed Officials Education Fund - Click here for powerpoint presentation
Steven Ochoa, Mexican American Legal Defense and Education Fund - Click here for powerpoint presentation
Efrain Escobedo, Los Angeles County Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk
Susan Lapsley, Office of California Secretary of State
Eugene Lee, Asian Pacific American Legal Center
Setting the Agenda for 2013
Brian Jones, CA Assemblymember (R-71, San Diego)
Alex Padilla, CA Senator (D-20, Los Angeles)
Shawnda Westly, Executive Director of the California Democratic Party
Leland Yee, CA Senator (D-8, San Francisco)
Moderator: John Myers, Political Editor | KXTV @News10_CA ABC. Former KQED statehouse chief
Questions? For more information on our 2013 FoCE Conference, email Future of California Elections Director Doug Chapin at dchapin[at]futureofcaelections[dot]org.