Ways to Vote

Vote by Mail

  • Request a vote-by-mail ballot by November 1.
  • Return by mail—must be postmarked on or before November 8 and received by your county elections office no later than November 14.
  • Return in person—to your county elections office or any polling place in your county before 8:00 p.m. on November 8.

Vote Early in Person

Some counties offer early voting at a few locations before Election Day. Contact your county elections office to see if they offer early voting. County contact information can be found at: www.sos.ca.gov/elections/voting-resources/county-elections-offices.

Vote at the Polls on Election Day

  • Polls are open on Election Day: November 8 from 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
  • The location of your polling place is printed on the back page of the sample ballot booklet your county elections official mailed to you.You can also find your polling place:

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