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Recorder Clerk/Registrar of Voters
William "Bill" Schultz speaking as a candidate for El Dorado County Recorder Clerk / Reg of Voters at the Tea Party meeting in El Dorado Hills on 3-19-14
The County Recorder-Clerk is responsible for examination and recording of all documents presented for recording that deal with establishing ownership of land in the County or as required by statute; administers the real property transfer tax law and maintains a permanent record and indexes of all documents for public viewing plus providing certified copies requested by the public; recording of all lawful documents such as deeds of trust, judgments, liens, affidavits, Uniform Commercial Code Financial Statements, etc. and the filing of births, deaths and marriages. The office also files records of surveys, parcel maps, subdivisions and assessment maps. Also provided are copies of all Assessors’ Plat Maps. The office provides such non-judicial public services as issuing marriage licenses, Fictitious Business Name Statements, U.S. Passport applications by acting as an authorized agent; issues Photocopier, Process Server and Unlawful Detainer Assistant licenses; performs civil wedding ceremonies and administers oath of office; maintain official County records and indices for documents pertaining to the above activities. The Recorder-Clerk also handles notary bonds, process server bonds, official bonds, and oaths of elected and appointed officials. State law prescribes most of the duties of the Recorder-Clerk.
The Elections division provides elections services to all County residents for Federal, State, County, City and Special District elections. The Recorder-Clerk is also the Registrar of Voters, and is responsible for assuring compliance with laws related to the Fair Political Practices Commission (FPPC) and voter outreach programs.
Salary for Recorder-Clerk is $115,773
Incumbent: William "Bill" Schultz: He has been the office holder since 1994.
The Challenger is Chris Amaral, El Dorado Hills resident Chris Amaral describes himself as a program leader for a consulting firm.
Incumbent, 19 years: William "Bill" Schultz.
Statement: Since taking office in January 1995, I have instituted many technological advances in the office to enhance service to the public. An award winning Website provides access to our indexes from your home or office. The Recorder-Clerk website was created in October 1999. This site offers many features such as being able to look up birth, deaths, public marriages and fictitious business names. The site is an index of all recorded documents, including over 26,000 maps, that have been recorded dating since the year 1850.
Campaign Website/Statement: http://www.smartvoter.org/2006/06/06/ca/ed/vote/schultz_w/bio.html
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Challenger: Chris Amaral.
Statement: El Dorado Hills resident Chris Amaral describes himself as a program leader for a consulting firm.
Campaign Website/Statement: www.votechrisamaral.com
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