It’s the most important election of our lifetime, regardless of which side you support! Are you registered to vote? Do you have a voting plan? We hope so! But if not, the resources below can help you.
Luckily, California will automatically be sending out vote-by-mail ballots to all registered CA voters, whether you asked for one or not. You should start working on your “voting plan,” to ensure you know the proper steps to successfully make your vote count this year during the pandemic (and other possible voting issues). Once you receive your ballot, execute your plan as quickly as possible.
The good news? You have options! You can vote in person or by mail, or the suggested 2020 method of voting: drop off your ballot at an official ballot box EARLY! YES, it’s true. The best way to vote this year is by dropping off your ballot at an approved drop-off location BEFORE November 3rd! YES, you can cast your vote EARLY! November 3rd is the LAST day you can vote. Click here to find out 1) where your nearest ballot drop off location is and 2) the hours of operation. Fill out your ballot (and make sure you read below about the 5 mistakes that can disqualify your ballot), and then drop off your ballot as early as possible to ensure it gets counted.
YES! You can register AND vote on the same day! Here’s how.
YES! You can vote early! Just fill out your ballot as soon as you get it and drop it off at an approved drop-off location. Click here to find out when and where!
WAIT! If you decide to vote in person at the polls, (Californians) please be sure to BRING the ballot that you received in the mail WITH you to the polls! You may be asked to turn it in, in order to vote in person.
Questions about voting? Call this number and ask: 1-866-OUR-VOTE.
5 Mistakes that can Disqualify your absentee ballot:
- Improperly filling out your ballot
- Forgetting to sign your envelope
- Using a different signature (from what your state has on file)
- Not including required additional documentation
- Sending your ballot back too late