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November 5, 2000
The registrar-recorder/county clerk's office in Norwalk will be open today to give absentee ballots to voters who will be unable to get to a polling place Tuesday. The office, at 12400 Imperial Highway, third floor, Room 3002, will be open from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. A voter who cannot pick up a ballot can designate someone else to do so.
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February 3, 2000
Monday is the last day to register to vote for the March 7 primary election. Who can register: Under California law, people entitled to vote must be U.S. citizens, at least 18 years old at the time of election and California residents for 29 days before the election. If you move within 28 days of the election, you can vote by returning to your former precinct or by obtaining an absentee ballot for that precinct.
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November 25, 1999 | NICHOLAS RICCARDI, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Nearly 2% of all voters who requested absentee ballots in this month's local elections failed to receive them due to errors by the Los Angeles County registrar-recorder's office, and candidates who lost tight races may contest the results of their elections. The problem was apparently caused by data clerks hitting the wrong key while generating absentee ballots on the county's new election computer system, erroneously suppressing 1,697 ballots that should have been mailed to voters.
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June 2, 1998 | AMY OAKES, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A voter with two last names might confound most precinct officials, but for seasoned poll pros like Frank and Shirley Bruno, it's just a matter of remembering the regulars. It has been years since the woman with two last names first walked into the Brunos' family room-turned-polling place, first giving one half of her hyphenated last name, then the other. The Brunos couldn't find her. Had she come to the wrong location--or failed to register?
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April 19, 1997 | KEN ELLINGWOOD
I was doing the breakfast dishes when she popped the question last month: "What do you say we go to City Hall today and get married?" Just like that. The idea was as inspired as it was sudden. Though we defied marriage through seven years of living together, that stance was crumbling amid talk of having kids. If we were finally giving in, how better than by eloping? So simple. Spur of the moment. A touch romantic--like in the movies, without the ladder.
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January 22, 1997 | DARRELL SATZMAN
Feb. 3 is the deadline to register to vote in March 4 elections, the Los Angeles County registrar-recorder announced. Three Valley cities--San Fernando, Calabasas and Hidden Hills--will be among 53 Los Angeles County municipalities holding elections on that date. Residents of Palmdale will also vote on a school bond measure on March 4. The city of Los Angeles will hold its election on April 8.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 13, 1996
Upgrading Los Angeles County's outdated vote-counting equipment to avoid the kind of failures that slowed election results last week could cost $5 million to $6 million. But it could cost approximately $50 million to completely replace the county's centralized vote tabulation equipment with a state-of-the-art system that counts ballots at the precincts, Registrar-Recorder Conny McCormack told the Board of Supervisors on Tuesday.
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October 27, 1996 | PATRICK J. McDONNELL, TIMES STAFF WRITER
They included the young and old, rich and poor, well-educated professionals and lifelong laborers for whom college was a dream for future generations. At a nondescript county office off Interstate 5 in Norwalk, they converged Saturday to exercise one of the most sacrosanct of their new rights. They came to register to vote for the first time as U.S. citizens. "I'm just so excited," gushed Sandra Schaffner, a native of Canada who reared three U.S.
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