"To provide election services for the citizens of Orange County to ensure equal access to the election process, protect the integrity of votes, and maintain a transparent, accurate and fair process."
- Orange County Registrar of Voters
8 a.m. - 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, except holidays (We are open during the lunch hour)
Main telephone number: 714-567-7600
Toll Free: 888-OCVOTES (888-628-6837)
Fax number: 714-567-7556
Vote-by-mail ballot application return fax: 714-567-7556
Military/Overseas fax: 714-567-5100
1300 South Grand Avenue, Building C
Santa Ana, CA 92705
(At the corner of Grand Avenue & McFadden)
Registrar of Voters
P.O. Box 11298
Santa Ana, CA 92711-1298
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We believe leadership is the largest single factor for success in performance excellence, a cornerstone of our operations.
Our employees are dedicated to producing quality elections and understand the importance of customer service.
The Registrar of Voters’ staff includes 61 permanent employees and numerous seasonal hires. When a permanent position is available, the Registrar of Voters advertises and accepts applications for it through the County of Orange employment website ocgov.com/jobs.
Blueprints for Democracy
The seed of this story lies in the incredible details required to place a candidate on a ballot, produce that ballot and count votes. This follow up to the award-winning documentary, What it Takes to Count: Inside an Orange County Election, dives even further into the myriad of details involved in producing elections.
What it Takes to Count
This emotionally charged documentary, set in Orange County, California, explores the hectic world of elections and how they are planned and carried out. The result is a startling look at how extreme scrutiny has changed the face of elections in the United States and how complex they have become.
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