Voting in California is super-accessible, with vote-by-mail ballots being sent directly to all active registered voters, but it’s important that you follow the instructions in order to ensure that your vote is counted correctly!
Inside your vote-by-mail parcel will be…
Step 1: Fill out your ballot in blue or black ink.
Step 2: Fill out your return envelope: sign and print your name, and fill in the date and your voter registration address. Add a postmark if you’re planning to mail it.
Step 3: Return your ballot. You have four options here:
Step 4: Track the status of your ballot, if you’d like, at california.ballottrax.net/voter.
If you have any problems with your ballot, it can be replaced, no later than 7 days prior to election day. Contact your county elections official if you need a replacement or assistance.