Ways to Vote

Vote by Mail

Request a vote-by-mail ballot by October 30, 2018.

Return by mail—must be postmarked on or before November 6, 2018 and received by your county elections office no later than November 9, 2018.     

Return in person—to your county elections office or any polling place in your county before 8:00 p.m. on November 6, 2018.

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 by visiting the Secretary of State’s website 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 6, 2018 from 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.

The location of your polling place is printed on the back page of the county Voter Information Guide your county elections official mailed to you.

You can also find your polling place:

By calling (800) 345-VOTE (8683)

Online at www.sos.ca.gov/elections/polling-place

By texting Vote to GOVOTE (468683)