November 8, 2016 - Election Observer Information
Election Observer Information
November 8, 2016, General Election
Anyone may observe all aspects of the election process so long as they do not interfere.
Central counting of vote-by-mail ballots starts 10 business days prior to the election, and is conducted in the Elections Department, which is located in Suite 121 of the Civic Center, 3501 Civic Center Drive, San Rafael. Counting takes place during regular business hours (weekdays 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.).
Election Day polling places are open from 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. A list of polling places and the Election Observer Guidelines are available on our website.
The manual tally of ballots is conducted during the official canvass period following the election. The date will be determined the week after the election. Call 415-473-6456 for more information.