ELECTION DAY IS TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 3
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the State of California has ordered the November 3, 2020, General Election to be conducted as an all-mail ballot election. All registered voters in California will receive a vote-by-mail ballot in the mail before the election. There will be no traditional polling places in Alameda County.
STEP 1: REGISTER TO VOTE
Double-check your voter registration at acvote.org/mvp
Need to Register? Visit registertovote.ca.gov to register online. The deadline to register to vote online or by paper form is Monday, October 19.
Same Day Voter Registration If you miss the regular registration deadline, you can still vote. Same Day Voter Registration (also called Conditional Voter Registration) is for those who miss the regular deadline to register to vote or update their voter registration information. Visit caearlyvoting.sos.ca.gov for a list of early voting locations where you can complete your Same Day Voter Registration.
STEP 2: CAST YOUR BALLOT
U.S. Mail Send your completed, sealed, and signed ballot in the mail. Your ballot must be postmarked by November 3 and will be counted if received by November 20.
Drop Boxes The Registrar of Voters is opening 66 24-Hour Drop Box locations around Alameda County for this election. You can drop off your ballot anytime between now and Election Day. Find your nearest location at acgov.org/rovapps/maps/ballotdropbox_map.htm.
Ballot Drop Stop Drive through and drop off your completed ballot at the Rene C. Davidson Courthouse, 1225 Fallon Street, Oakland, CA 94612. Here’s the schedule:
Monday through Friday, October 5 – October 30
8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Saturday & Sunday, October 31 & November 1
9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Tuesday, November 3
7:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.
The Ballot Drop Stop will also visit locations throughout Alameda County up through Election Day. Find the schedule at acvote.org/dropstop.
In-person Early Voting At the Registrar of Voters office, Rene C. Davidson Courthouse, 1225 Fallon Street, Oakland, CA 94612, October 5 – November 3. Visit www.acvote.org/index for hours.
In-person Accessible Voting Locations Accessible voting locations will be available throughout Alameda County October 31 – November 3.Visit acgov.org/rovapps/maps/avl/ to find the site closest to you.
If you do vote in person, remember to bring the ballot you received in the mail with you. If you don’t, you can still vote, but you will have to cast a provisional ballot. Provisional ballots are counted last and only when the Registrar of Voters has confirmed that you have not already voted some other way.
STEP 3: TRACK YOUR BALLOT
Track Your Ballot at california.ballottrax.net/voter.