We have learned that safe, trustworthy elections are not guaranteed. With responsibility for elections residing with local governments, Supervisor Simitian chose to proactively address these concerns. He led the Board’s effort to beef up election security measures prior to the 2018 elections, and then organized the county’s first election security conference in 2019 to raise awareness and begin the sharing of best practices.
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Read Supervisor Simitian's op-ed in the San Francisco Chronicle:
Counties need to share best practices to secure our elections