If you live in Amador, Butte, Calaveras, El Dorado, Fresno, Los Angeles, Madera, Mariposa, Napa, Nevada, Orange, Sacramento, San Mateo, Santa Clara, or Tuolumne County, you can vote in any vote center in your county. Visit voterschoice.sos.ca.gov. Voters in participating counties will have three choices for how to vote:
Vote by Mail: You can mail your completed ballot as soon as you receive it. No postage is required.
Drop Box: You can drop off your completed ballot at any county drop box as soon as you receive it. No postage is required.
Vote Center: Vote centers will replace polling places. You can vote in person at any vote center in your county. Vote centers will be open for a minimum of 11 days, up to and including Election Day.
At every vote center you can:
The California Voter’s Choice Act became law in 2016 to make voting more convenient and accessible. You can choose how, when, and where you vote.
You will receive your ballot in the mail weeks before the election. After completing your ballot, you may return it by mail or at any county drop box or vote center. Vote centers will be open for in-person voting for 11 days, up to and including Election Day.
You can find a drop box or vote center in your county at sos.ca.gov/elections/voters-choice-act/vca-voting-locations.
Visit any vote center in your county or call your county elections official to request a replacement.
If you live in a county that's not currently participating in the Voter's Choice Act, you will continue to vote either by mail or at a polling place. Contact the Secretary of State's toll-free Voter Hotline at (800)345-VOTE (8683) for more information.