How to Vote-By-Mail

Lynda Roberts, Registrar of Voters, Elections

Voting by mail is as easy as 1, 2, 3!

1. Mark your ballot *

  • Use black ballpoint pen. No felt-tip.
  • Blacken oval like this. 
  • Do not sign or initial on the ballot.

* If you make a mistake or lose your ballot contact the Elections Office: 415-473-6456

2. Sign return envelope (inside red box)

Important: Use the envelope sent to you.

  • Detach ballot stub (top of ballot).
  • Put voted ballot in envelope provided.
  • Write your return address on envelope.

3. Return your Ballot in time

  • Mail - postmark must be on or before Election Day and received by three days after the Election in order to be counted.
  • Drop off - at Elections Office. Or, on Election Day take to any polling place in Marin County 7 a.m. – 8 p.m.
  • Vote in person - get your ballot and envelope at Elections Office.