Voter Registration and Elections
Office of the Registrar of Voters

News Release

December 10, 2019​

​Contact: Voter Registration and Elections
(916) 875-6451


Randomized Alphabet Drawing

The Voter Registration and Elections (VRE) office will hold a randomized alphabet drawing to determine the order in which candidates’ names appear on the March 3, 2020, Presidential Primary Election ballot. All contest ballot order will follow the results of the randomized drawing conducted by the Secretary of State. The results of the VRE drawing shall be used only to arrange the names of the candidates when the Assembly and Senate District includes more than one county.
The VRE drawing will be conducted at the Sacramento County Elections Office at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, December 12, 2018. The office is located at 7000 65th Street, Suite A, Sacramento CA 95823. Anyone interested is invited to observe the drawing.
For more information contact Karen Startup at (916) 875-6365 or email You may also use the toll-free voter assistance hotline at (800) 762-8019. The hotline has the ability to connect voters with disabilities with TTY (Text Telephone).
For additional information about the March 3, 2020, Presidential Primary Election, the Voter’s Choice Act and to learn more about voting in Sacramento County, visit the Current Election page on the Voter Registration and Elections website.

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