SANTA ANA, Calif.
― In 2010, the Registrar of Voters launched the Orange County Election Academy,
designed to teach participants about elections in Orange County, Calif. The
Registrar of Voters is currently accepting applications for the 2012 session,
which is set to begin on March 21. This one-of-a-kind elections education
program is open to the public and is particularly beneficial to those individuals
interested in voting, running for office and the elections process.
The Election Academy is an eight-week
long academic program designed to leave a lasting impact on those who
participate in the program. The program will be conducted at the Registrar of Voters’
office in Santa Ana. The curriculum will encompass all election management
functions including candidate filing, campaign finance, ballot creation,
communications and more.
“This is an excellent
opportunity for members of the community to learn about elections,” said
Neal Kelley, Orange County Registrar of Voters. “Our first academy session
was well received and we are excited to present the program to a new
To learn more about the Orange
County Election Academy, including dates and times, or to complete an
application for the program, visit ocvote.com/academy.
Applications are due by Feb. 24.