20 March 2020 – Governor allows vote-by-mail options and extends presidential primary deadlines

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Intervention Categories: Adapting or closing schools; Social and physical distancing measures; Legal and policy; New initiatives
Level of Jurisdiction: California

Overview: Executive order to permit vote-by-mail procedures to be used in three upcoming special elections, protecting public health and safety during the COVID-19 outbreak
Full details here: https://www.gov.ca.gov/2020/03/20/governor-newsom-signs-order-to-protect-public-health-by-expanding-vote-by-mail-options-and-extending-deadlines-for-presidential-primary-canvass/