Election Day is Approaching! – Helpful Voting Information
There is an important election on Tuesday, November 8 and we want to make sure you are ready to make your voice heard. Important issues are at stake, such as state propositions and county and city measures you’ll need to review and understand before you vote.
Voter Bill of Rights
- Polling places are open from 7:00 am – 8:00 pm.
- You have the right to cast your ballot as long as you are in line by 8:00 pm.
- If your name is not on the list, you have a right to cast a provisional ballot.
- If you think you made a mistake on your ballot, you have the right to receive a new ballot.
- For absentee voters or vote-by-mail voters it is too late to mail in your ballots. However, you have the right to return your ballot at any of the polling places in your county on Election Day.
- You have the right to receive assistance casting you ballot.
- You have the right to cast a secret ballot free from intimidation.
- You have the right to election materials in another language.
- You have the right to ask questions about the election procedures and to observe the election process.
- You have the right to report any illegal or fraudulent activity to a local elections official or to the Secretary of State’s office.
- If you need help finding your poll
- Your polling place location may change between elections. Check the back of your county’s sample ballot booklet for the location of your polling place. You can also find your polling place by calling the Secretary of State’s Voter Hotline at (800) 345-8683, or by visiting www.sos.ca.gov/elections/polling-place. You can also text VOTE to GoVote (468-683) to find your polling place.
Should you have any questions, please contact our Manager, Legislative and Advocacy Affairs, Elizabeth Bille at 323-622-2404.