What to Know
- County elections offices are open for in-person voting.
- Vote centers will be open later in October.
- Mail-in ballots will be sent to all registered voters in California.
Southern California voters can cast ballots in-person at county elections offices and other locations ahead of the Nov. 3 election.
You’ll need to check with your county elections office listed below. Secure ballot dropbox locations also will be available.
As for mail-in ballots, those will will be sent to voters the week of Oct. 5. Under an order issued by the governor, county elections offices in California will send mail-in ballots to all registered votes.
County elections offices and dropboxes are available for early voting. Toni Guinyard reports for Today in LA on Monday Oct. 5, 2020.
Los Angeles County
Voting at the county registrar-recorder office begins Oct. 5.
Select vote centers open for in-person voting Oct. 24. All locations will be open beginning Oct. 30. The centers will be open from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.
The county also has a list of locations of 400 vote-by-mail dropboxes.
More Information: Los Angeles County Registrar-Recorder Office
There are a few options for in-person early voting in Orange County — vote centers, mobile locations and the supersite at Honda Center.
Click here for a list of secure ballot dropbox locations.
More Information: Orange County Registrar of Voters
Voting at the registrar of voters office begins Oct. 5 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. The office will be open Oct. 24 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m and for the three days before Election Day from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Other sites will be open Oct. 23 through 25 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Click here for a list of ballot dropoff locations.
More Information: Riverside County Registrar of Voters
San Bernardino County
Voting begins Oct. 5 at the county registrar’s office, then other locations open the week before Election Day.
More Information: San Bernardino County Elections Office
More Information: Ventura County Registrar of Voters
Election Day Voting
On Election Day, you can vote in-person, or drop off your mail-in ballot from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.. Under California elections code, voters who are in line by the time polls close must be allowed to cast ballots.
Ballots returned by mail must be postmarked by Nov. 3.