The Yolo County Clerk/Recorder's
Office is really three offices: the Clerk, The Recorder and the
The Clerk's office receives and files vital statistics, such as
birth and death records, fictitious business names and marriage
licenses. As the Clerk, we also perform weddings, and have many
The Recorder's office is the official repository for all of the
records relating to property ownership in Yolo County.
The Elections Office maintains the voter rolls, plans for and
conducts elections in the county.
I am proud of our performance in all of these areas. We use state-of-the-art
technology to provide excellent customer service.
We are committed to being a user-friendly, efficient operation
that protects the privacy and security of your votes and your
The Grand Jury investigated the Elections Office for their 2001
report and found that there is no need to replace our voting system,
which the Grand Jury characterized as "accurate and reliable,"
and that the Elections Office is "assiduous in its efforts
to ensure fair, accurate elections in Yolo County." The Grand
Jury also commended us for our extensive continuing education
of Elections staff.
I aim to maintain this high level of reliable service for the
future. I will achieve this by carefully listening to and working
with our customers, continuing the professional education of staff,
maintaining and updating our excellent management tools, and investigating
and testing new technology as it becomes available.