Be sure to sign the return envelope. Your signature must appear similar to the original signature on your voter registration form. A Vote-by-Mail ballot without your signature will not be counted. Your Vote-by-Mail ballot can be returned by mail, dropped off at any polling place, or deposited in a ballot drop off box. Click here for more on VBM.
Ballot Drop Off Box (24 hours)
Return your Vote-by-Mail ballot at a ballot drop off box at any time. Click here for a list of ballot drop box locations.
No form of ID is needed to vote in-person. The list of polling places is available, and you can visit any location to cast your ballot as early as October 31. You are not required to bring your Vote-by-Mail ballot to your polling location if you prefer to cast your ballot in-person, but it is strongly encouraged. Click here for a list of polling places.
The Registrar of Voters office provides the Voter Information Guide in an accessible format on the Voter Profile page. The official ballot for the November 3, 2020, General Election will be available through the Remote Accessible Vote-by-Mail portal beginning Monday, October 5. For accessibility questions, call (559) 624-7300 or visit sos.ca.gov/elections/voting-resources/remote-accessible-vote-mail
Every registered voter will have the option to vote in-person at any polling location starting on October 31. Voters are not required to bring their Vote-by-Mail ballot to vote in-person, but it is strongly encouraged. If a voter would like to vote in-person, but has not received their mailed ballot, they can visit their polling location to cast a provisional ballot.
VOTE BY MAIL FOR EVERYONE
Every registered voter was mailed a Vote-by-Mail ballot by October 5.