County of Marin - News Releases - Key Dates for November 7 Local District Election

Lynda Roberts, Registrar of Voters, Elections

For Immediate Release
September 28, 2017

Key Dates for November 7 Local District Election

Check Voter Information Guide on local measures and candidates on the ballot

San Rafael, CA – If you live in a district holding an election, your chance to vote on local measures and candidates for local offices will come on November 7, and a few key dates are coming up.

Candidates will vie for open seats on some city and town councils and two community services districts. Local measures will include school, city/town, and special district measures. Detailed information about measures is found on the Marin County Elections Office website.

Voters in this election should be aware of these important dates:

  • September 28: Voter Information Guide/Sample Ballot booklets mailed
  • October 9: Vote-by-mail ballots ready to be mailed and voting begins in Elections Department weekdays 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
  • October 23: Last day to mail voter registration form
  • October 24-November 7: Register and vote in the Elections Department
  • October 31: Applications for a vote-by-mail ballot must be received by the Elections Department to fulfill the request by mail. After this date, voters wishing to vote by mail must get a ballot in person at the Elections Department.
  • November 7, Election Day: Polls open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. Elections Department open from 7 a.m. until 8 p.m. for registering and voting by mail. Vote-by-mail ballot envelopes must be signed and postmarked on or before this day. Voters can drop their vote-by-mail ballot (in its signed envelope) at the Elections Department or any polling place by 8 p.m.

Check the Voter Information Portal online for information about your registration status, or call 415-473-6456. Follow the Elections Department on Facebook.


Lynda Roberts
Registrar of Voters
Elections Department

Marin Civic Center Administration Building
3501 Civic Center Drive
Suite 121
San Rafael, CA 94903
(415) 473-6401
Email: Lynda Roberts
Elections website