No. In fact, the VCA may increase voter turnout. The law is modeled after a similar program in Colorado. When Colorado made the switch, voter turnout increased significantly. Lawmakers hope California will have a similar outcome. Still, it is very important that elections officials and community organizations ensure voters know about the new system. This is part of the reason why Voter’s Choice California was created, to identify and engage diverse partners who can educate voters and promote participation within their communities.