Natalie Adona

Nevada County Clerk-Recorder/Registrar of Voters

Natalie Adona is the Clerk-Recorder/Registrar of Voters for Nevada County, California. Natalie has been with Nevada County since October 2019 and was elected to the Office of the Clerk-Recorder in June 2022. She is a Board Member of the California Association of Clerks and Election Officials (CACEO), representing the Mother Lode area. She currently serves as the Chair of the CACEO Constitution and Bylaws Committee and the Chair of the Membership Committee. Natalie is also a member of the County Recorders Association of California (CRAC).

Natalie participates as a member of Issue One’s “Faces of Democracy” campaign, which helps decision makers better understand the current challenges faced by elections officials and the need for consistent funding in election administration. She is also an Advisory Board Member of the Election Official Legal Defense Network, a Member of the Bipartisan Policy Center’s Elections Task Force, and a Member of the Editorial Board for the Journal of Election Administration Research and Practice.

Natalie holds a B.A. from the University of California at Berkeley, a J.D. from the American University Washington College of Law and a M.P.A. from AU’s School of Public Affairs. Natalie has completed the Certified Elections and Registration Administrator credential from Auburn University, a nationally-recognized program tailored for election administrators. She is the co-author of “Understanding the Voter Experience” and the co-author of “Stewards of Democracy,” both publications of Democracy Fund.