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Elections Code - ELEC

DIVISION 17. RETENTION AND PRESERVATION OF ELECTION RECORDS [17000 - 17506]

  ( Division 17 enacted by Stats. 1994, Ch. 920, Sec. 2. )

CHAPTER 1. Affidavits of Registration and Voter Registration Indexes [17000 - 17001]
  ( Chapter 1 enacted by Stats. 1994, Ch. 920, Sec. 2. )

17000.
  

(a) The elections official shall preserve all canceled original affidavits of registration for a period of five years, after which they may be destroyed by that officer.

(b) In lieu of preserving the canceled original affidavit of registration, the elections official may, by filming or other suitable method, record the canceled affidavit and destroy the affidavit following the first general election after the date of cancellation.

(Enacted by Stats. 1994, Ch. 920, Sec. 2.)

17001.
  

The elections official shall keep a copy of the roster described in Section 2183 on file as a public record for election, political research, and governmental purposes for a period of five years.

(Amended by Stats. 2017, Ch. 806, Sec. 78. (SB 286) Effective January 1, 2018.)

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