November 3rd voting day is nearly here. On September 24th, Lancaster Registrar Recorder County Clerk Dean Logan announced that sample ballots were being mailed to residents.
Sample ballots contain election information related to candidates and measures. It also contains information how to safely vote by mail or in-person for this election amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
Voters can access their sample ballots online using the new interactive app. This app allows voters to review their ballot online and make their selections before voting in person.
The safe, accessible and preferred voting option in 2020
Beginning with the November 3, 2020 General Election, all registered voters will be mailed a Vote by Mail ballot. This is to ensure a safe and accessible voting option during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Mailing of Vote by Mail ballots in all elections begins 29 days prior to Election Day.
How to return your ballot
There are multiple options on how to return your ballot:
- By mail, remember no postage is necessary
- In person at any Vote by Mail drop box location
- At any Vote Center in your county
It’s important to remember that your ballot must be postmarked by Election Day. If received within 17 days by your county elections office, it will be processed, verified and counted.
How to track your ballot
You can receive personalized text messages, emails and/or automated voice messages on your Vote by Mail ballot. For Los Angeles County, subscribe to Where’s My Ballot. This is a free service available to all registered voters. It gives you updated information on where your ballot is and when you can expect to receive it.
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