California Civic Engagement Project Research Study
Mateo County’s Registration & Elections Division commissioned an
independent study conducted by the California Civic Engagement Project
entitled “Examining San Mateo County’s Adoption of the California Voter's Choice Act: 2018 Election Cycle.”
purpose of the research study was to obtain insights into the first
elections held by San Mateo County under the VCA during the 2018
election cycle. This report provides an objective analysis of the
impact of the VCA on San Mateo County voters in the 2018 primary and
goal of the study was to help San Mateo County election officials and
community groups, as well as those in other California counties,
understand the challenges and opportunities introduced by this new
voting model, and to suggest paths towards its effective
California Civic Engagement Project has been retained to perform a
similar research study for the March 3, 2020 Presidential Primary
We are pleased to announce that this study has been published and is available on our website.
Thank you for your support in the implementation of the California Voter’s Choice Act in San Mateo County.
Please do not hesitate to contact me should you have any questions or if I may be of any assistance.
& Chief Elections Officer
County of San Mateo