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Posted on: January 22, 2020

[ARCHIVED] We are 2019 Clearinghouse Award Winners!

Merced ROV is a  2019 Clearinghouse Award Winner

U.S. Election Assistance Commission’s Annual Clearinghouse “Clearie” Awards Recognize Outstanding Innovations in Elections, and Best Practices in Accessibility and Recruiting, Training and Retaining Election Workers

Silver Spring, Md. – The U.S. Election Assistance Commission (EAC) today announced that the Merced County Registrar of Voters Office (California) was a recipient of a 2019 Clearinghouse “Clearie” Award for Improving Accessibility for Voters with Disabilities. The Registrar’s Office received the award for utilizing their new Multilingual Virtual Poll Worker Program (MVP) to assist voters who are deaf by providing a direct iPad-based connection to American Sign Language interpreters. Read on

See our award submission

We are honored to accept the 2019 Clearinghouse award for Improving Accessibility for Voters With Disabilities. The Elections Department will continue to work towards improving the voting process for all Merced County Voters. 

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