For Immediate ReleaseOctober 20, 2016
Vote in person at Civic Center or request vote-by-mail ballot
San Rafael, CA – Voting in the November 8 general election is underway at the Marin County Elections Department in Suite 121 of the Marin County Civic Center in San Rafael. Any registered voter can vote in person at the Civic Center during regular weekday hours, or until 8 p.m. on Election Day.
The Elections Department is anticipating a high turnout in this election. About 500 overseas voters have already returned their ballots — that’s 20 percent — and nearly 1,000 local voters have returned ballots. The general election turnout was nearly 91 percent in 2008, and more than 87 percent in 2012.
Do you still need to register to vote? The deadline is Monday, October 24. You can register online at registertovote.ca.gov, or call 415-473-6456 to request a paper form by mail.
Voters who want to get a ballot in the mail must apply by November 1 in one of the following ways:
If you vote by mail, remember to sign and date your return envelope, and your ballot must be postmarked no later than Election Day.
Not sure if you are registered or get your ballot by mail? Check the Voter Dashboard to find out, or call 415-473-6441 or 415-473-6444. Follow the Elections Department on Facebook.
Lynda RobertsRegistrar of VotersElections Department
Marin Civic Center Administration Building3501 Civic Center DriveSuite 121San Rafael, CA 94903(415) 473-6401Email: Lynda RobertsElections website