REGISTER AND VOTE: Decision November 3, 2020
Important decisions remain to be made on November 3, 2020, ranging from
choosing a President to deciding how to vote on
Measure XX, the Hospital’s proposed bond measure. See “Measure XX” for information on the bond measure. Voter Information Guides will
be mailed out by the Alameda County Registrar of Voters starting September 24, 2020.
October 19 is the last day to register to vote before the November 3 election. Any citizen of California who will be over
the age of 18 by November 3 can register to vote in one of several ways:
Visit the website of the Alameda County Registrar of Voters, at
ACVote.org, and search for “Register to Vote.”
This is the no-contact option for registering to vote.
Visit an office of the
Department of Motor Vehicles and register there.
- Visit another government office building, such as a public library, and
pick up a registration form.
Special Information Regarding Mailed Ballots
For the November 3 election cycle,
every registered voter will be sent a ballot by mail, with instructions to return it to the Registrar of Voters. If your ballot
is postmarked by November 3 and received by the Registrar no later than
November 6, it will be counted. By now, each person already registered
to vote should have received a confirmation from the Registrar, where
voters could correct or update addresses and select one of the many languages
in which the ballot and related materials are available.
If you have not yet received a confirmation card from the Registrar, you
may not be properly registered to vote and you should visit
ACVote.org to locate your own registration information, or re-register. Check “My
Returning the ballot, once you vote, is free,
postage prepaid. If you would rather deliver your ballot in person, there will be a number of
Polling Places in Alameda County, where you could do so. Those Polling Places will be
ACVote.org about 30 days before November 3. There will also be a number of
24-Hour Drop Boxes established by the Registrar, whose locations will be posted on
ACVote.org, and the Registrar operates a number of mobile
Ballot Drop Stops throughout the County, whose schedule is also available on