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1010 10th Street
Modesto, CA 95354
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Clerk Recorder

Clerk Recorder

Donna Linder

Clerk Recorder, Registrar of Voters, Commissioner of Civil Marriages

Donna Linder has worked in various capacities in every unit within the Department, including as the Assistant Clerk-Recorder & Registrar of Voters for the past several years. She has personally worked on 32 elections over the past 15 years and worked as the lead Manager in several of those elections. She is a Certified California Document Examiner and registered as a California Election Official. This combination of skills and experience allows her to maintain the high level of integrity, commitment and competence Stanislaus County citizens both expect and deserve.

Ms. Linder was elected Clerk-Recorder, Registrar of Voters in June of 2018. The Clerk Recorder’s office has three primary functions:

Clerk /Vital Records Functions:
Issues copies of birth, death and marriage certificates and Issues and registers marriage licenses, Performs civil marriage ceremonies, Maintains records of all marriages, births and deaths occurring within Stanislaus County, Files statements of economic interests, environmental impact reports and fictitious business name statements, Registers notaries public, process servers, professional photocopiers, legal document assistants (LDAs) and unlawful detainer assistants (UDAs), Acts as passport agent for applications
Recorder Functions:
Preserves the official archive of legally recordable documents, Records or files authorized documents and maps, Issues certified copies of recorded documents
Elections Functions:
Conducts federal, state, county, school district, special district elections and municipal election by contract, Register voters and update their files as they move or change name or political party, Assist military and overseas civilian voters, File campaign paperwork and documents for candidates and elected officials, Design and proofread Sample Ballot Pamphlets and ballots, Set Precincts for each election based on district lines and population, Survey Polls for Americans with Disabilities Act compliance, Recruit and train poll workers, Count vote by mail and poll ballots

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