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Inventory of the Assembly Committee on Elections and Reapportionment Records
LP 178  
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Arrangement and Description

 

I. Subject Files. 1971-1979. LP 178:89-151

Scope and Content Note

Arranged by subject and chronologically thereunder.
Letters received, copies of letters sent, memoranda, minutes and agendas, reports and recommendations, Legislative Counsel and other legal opinions, questionnaires, drafts and revisions of Elections and other codes containing election provisions; newspaper clippings; news releases; background studies and information, and general committee working papers.
 

1. Ballots, 1979 LP178:89

Physical Description: (1f)

Scope and Content Note

County questionnaires regarding local rules in determining word lengths in ballot arguments and candidates statements.
 

2. Bilingual Services, 1975-76 LP178:90-95

Physical Description: (6f)

Scope and Content Note

State compliance with 1965 Federal Voting Rights Act and problems of printing and distributing ballot pamphlets in English, Spanish, and Chinese. Included in this series are county questionnaires with respect to compliance with both Federal and State election provisions and the hiring of bilingual deputy registrars for precincts in which 3% or more of the voting age residents lack sufficient skill to register without assistance.
 

3. Campaign Filings, 1975-76 LP178:96

Physical Description: (1f)

Scope and Content Note

Analyses and legal opinions concerning filing requirements under Proposition 9 other Elections Code provisions, and FPPC regulations.
 

4. Campaign Finance, 1971-79 LP178:97-106

Physical Description: (9f)

Scope and Content Note

Background information, newspaper clippings, and legislative proposals with respect to the subject areas of contributions; campaign disclosure and reporting; illegal practices and enforcement; incumbency; labor union influence; 1973 legislation; limitation on spending; and lobbyist activity.
 

5. Campaign Reform at the Local Level, 1975-78 LP178:107

Physical Description: (1f)

Scope and Content Note

Newspaper clippings.
 

6. Candidates, 1972-74 LP178:108

Physical Description: (1f)

Scope and Content Note

Newspaper clippings.
 

7. Common Cause, 1971-74 LP178:109

Physical Description: (1f)

Scope and Content Note

Newspaper clippings re. reform proposals.
 

8. Elections, 1971-77 LP178:110-113

Physical Description: (4f)

Scope and Content Note

Background information and newspaper clippings in subject areas of elections administration; survey of chartered cities election dates as background for consolidation and revision of the Elections Code; and fair campaign practices.
 

9. Jt. Committee for Revision of the Elections Code, and Advisory Committee to, 1971-76

Scope and Content Note

Appointed pursuant to SCR 16 (1971) to study and analyze facts relating to the revision of the Elections Code with specific attention focused on party reform, public participation, county and city election's procedures and special district election problems.
 

(1) Advisory Committee, General, 1971-76 LP178:114-117

Physical Description: (4f)

Scope and Content Note

Selection and appointment of membership, organization into task forces, meetings, of the Committee of the Whole, work assignments, coordination of activities with Joint Committee and periodic progress reports to, Joint Committee expenditure reports and consultant's correspondence.
 

(2) Task Force A, Elections and Election Systems, 1972-74 LP178:118-119

Physical Description: (2f)

Scope and Content Note

Organization; study assignments; meetings; proposed structive of Elections Code; suggestions and proposed revisions.
 

(3) Task Force B, Voters and Election Districts, 1972-74 LP178:120

Physical Description: (1f)

Scope and Content Note

Organization; study assignments; meetings; progress reports on voter qualifications and registration; suggestions and proposed revisions.
 

(4) Task Force C, Candidates and Ballot Measures, 1972-74 LP178:121-122

Physical Description: (2f)

Scope and Content Note

Organization; study assignments; meetings; proposed revisions relating to independent candidates, candidate's statements of qualifications, initiative and referendum, ballot measures, and ballots.
 

(5) Task Force D, Political Parties and Campaigs, 1972-75 LP178:123-124

Physical Description: (2f)

Scope and Content Note

Organization; sturdy assignments; meetings; recommendations and proposed revisions relating to independent candidates, new political parties, creation of a Fair Campaign Practices Commission, reapportionment, campaign finance reform, and independent parties.
 

(6) Task Force E, Special Concepts and Technology, 1972-73 LP178:125

Physical Description: (1f)

Scope and Content Note

Misc. records regarding initial meeting and organization.
 

(7) Task Force F, Special Districts, 1973 LP178:126

Physical Description: (1f)

Scope and Content Note

Misc. records regarding meetings and recommendations on changes in Division 12 concerning local elections.
 

(8) Misc. Recommendations for Code Changes, 1975, 76 LP178:127

Physical Description: (1f)

Scope and Content Note

Recommendations and proposals as submitted by local government agencies.
 

10. Legislative Counsel Opinions, 1976-78 LP178:128

Physical Description: (1f)

Scope and Content Note

Various opinions relating to election matters.
 

11. Penal Provision Survey, 1975 LP178:129

Physical Description: (1f)

Scope and Content Note

Responses from other states regarding provisions to prevent tampering with computerized cunting of votes ballots.
 

12. Political Parties, 1970-79 LP178:130-135

Physical Description: (6f)

Scope and Content Note

Background information, proposed legislation, and newspaper clippings in subject areas of caucuses; Democratic Party, minority parties, Peace and Freedom Party, and registration. Much of this series is closely related to the activities of Task Force D.
 

13. Polling Places, 1972, 75 LP178:136

Physical Description: (1f)

Scope and Content Note

Survey of County Clerks and Registrars of Voters on necessity to continue publication of election officers and polling places.
 

14. Presidential Primary, 1979 LP178:137

Physical Description: (1f)

Scope and Content Note

Background information on the concept of "approval voting".
 

15. Reapportionment, 1965-73 LP178:138-139

Physical Description: (2f)

Scope and Content Note

Maps of proposed assembly and senatorial districts as proposed under reapportionment legislation of 1965 and 1973.
 

16. Recall, 1971-1975 LP178:140

Physical Description: (1f)

Scope and Content Note

Newspaper clippings.
 

17. Registration, 1972-75 LP178:141-145

Physical Description: (5f)

Scope and Content Note

Background information and newspaper clippings in subject areas of administrative regulations governing, minority and transient registration, national registration survey, and survey of County officials and others with respect to strengths and weaknesses of current procedures.
 

18. San Francisco Board of Supervisors Select Committee on Voter Fraud, 1975-77 LP178:146-149

Physical Description: (4f)

Scope and Content Note

Transcripts of hearings held June 24, 29, July 9, 20, with committee report and analysis of E. & R. Committee Consultant. Also includes report of San Francisco Fair Election Review Committee which preceded the Select Committee on Voter Fraud.
 

19. Uniform District Election Legislation Seminar, 1975 LP178:150

Physical Description: (1f)

Scope and Content Note

Syllabus.
 

20. Voters, 1973 LP178:151

Physical Description: (1f)

Scope and Content Note

Survey of County officials on local guidelines with respect to registration and voting rights of the mentally retarded or mentally ill.