Imperial County Election’s Office completes transition to new voter registration system

Office assistant Heriberto Avila (left) stows empty ballot boxes for storage as volunteers count and examine ballots at the Registrar’s Office in El Centro on Nov. 6, 2012. JOSELITO VILLERO FILE PHOTO

The Imperial County Registrar of Voters recently completed its transition to integrating its voter registration database with the Secretary of State’s Office to allow for near instantaneous validation of and updates to a resident’s voter registration file, as well as meet the requirements of the Help America Vote Act of 2002.

As of Feb. 1, county officials have been able to update its voter registration files in near “real time” as a result of the state now implementing a single, uniform, centralized voter registration database, said county Registrar of Voters Debbie Porter.

Staff Writer Julio Morales can be reached at jmorales@ivpressonline.com or 760-337-3415.

Recommended for you

(0) comments

Welcome to the discussion.

Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language.
PLEASE TURN OFF YOUR CAPS LOCK.
Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated.
Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything.
Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article.