Meet the County Clerk

Cathy Darling Allen has served as the Shasta County Clerk and Registrar of Voters since 2004. Appointed to fill the remaining term of retiring County Clerk Ann Reed, Cathy was then elected to the office in 2006 and 2010. She has overseen the administration of 20 elections and counted more than 850,000 votes. Cathy has administered elections using electronic voting, paper ballot voting, and steered Shasta County elections through major changes in California election law and regulation. Cathy has always been an active member of the California Association of Clerks and Election Officials, serving on the Elections Legislative Committee, the Board of Directors, and currently as President. She lives in Redding with her husband and children.