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Officials unveiled new ballot-marking machines that will be installed at vote centers throughout the county starting with the March 2020 primary election.

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In recent months, the state has been accepting applications from regular Californians to join a commission that redraws voting maps. But the applicant pool has been disproportionately white and male.

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