How to vote in Fresno County

Vote by Mail (VBM)

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 Vote Center, or deposited in a ballot drop off box. Click here for more on VBM.

Vote In Person

No form of ID is needed to cast your vote in person. All registered voters are eligible to vote in person at any Vote Center starting on Friday, October 31. You are not required to bring your Vote-by-Mail ballot to a Vote Center if you prefer to cast your ballot in person, but it is strongly encouraged.Click here for a list of Vote Centers.

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.

Accessible Voting

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) 600-8683 or visit co.fresno.ca.us/departments/county-clerk-registrar-of-voters/remote-accessible-vote-by-mail 

IN-PERSON VOTING

Every registered voter will have the option to vote in-person at one of the 53 Vote Center locations that will open on October 31st, and remain open through 8pm on Voting Day. 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 a Vote Center to cast a provisional ballot.

VOTE BY MAIL FOR EVERYONE

Every registered voter was mailed a Vote-by-Mail ballot by October 5.

County Website: co.fresno.ca.us/departments/county-clerk-registrar-of-voters

Check Your Registration: couragecaliforniainstitute.org/voter-tools

Track Your Ballot: couragecaliforniainstitute.org/#track