Can Shasta County’s New Hand-Count System Comply With Secretary of State’s Ballot Hand-Count Rules?

In a move likely to impact Shasta County voters and election procedures directly, California’s Secretary of State Shirley Weber is seeking to clarify and adopt regulations governing manual tallies of election ballots. Such regulations, Weber explains, will “provide clear and… Continue Reading


Voters with Disabilities in Shasta County May Be Left with No Option for Private and Independent Voting

Disability Rights California is deeply concerned by the Shasta County Board of Supervisors’ 3-2 vote to terminate the County’s contract with Dominion Voting Systems, Inc. (Dominion). Under this contract, Dominion provides the voting system used in the County’s elections. The… Continue Reading


The Presidential Primary Election is Tuesday, March 3, 2020

Cathy Darling Allen, County Clerk/Registrar of Voters, announces that county Voter Information Guides are being delivered to registered voter mailboxes starting today. For this election, the voter registration deadline is Tuesday, February 18, 2020. Online voter registration is available now… Continue Reading

General Election is Tuesday, November 6, 2018

  Cathy Darling Allen, County Clerk/Registrar of Voters, announces that the voter registration deadline is Monday, October 22, 2018. Online voter registration is now available at www.elections.co.shasta.ca.us or www.registertovote.ca.gov. Vote-by-mail voting begins Monday, October 8, 2018. The deadline to request… Continue Reading