Cameron Quinn Appointed General Registrar
Sept. 13, 2011
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Cameron Quinn was sworn in as general registrar on Monday, Sept. 12, following her appointment by the Electoral Board.
Fairfax County has more than 692,700 registered voters. As general registrar, Quinn will oversee Fairfax County’s voter registration and election administration agency.
Quinn previously was the chief state election official for the commonwealth of Virginia, responsible for more than a dozen general, primary and special election days each year. Her responsibilities included oversight of election officials in 134 localities and more than 15,000 Election Day polling place officials.
During her tenure as chief state election official, Quinn significantly improved electronic technology and accessibility, state laws, policies, procedures and compliance in all aspects of election law and procedure. She was a member of Virginia’s 2011 Independent Bipartisan Advisory Commission on Redistricting.
Quinn also has served as the U.S. elections advisor for the International Foundation for Electoral Systems and as senior elections policy advisor to the assistant attorney general for civil rights at the U.S. Department of Justice. She was an academic advisor to the Commission on Federal Election Reform in 2005 (the Carter-Baker Commission).
Quinn earned a law degree and a master’s degree from the University of Virginia and a bachelor’s degree in marketing from the University of Florida.