General Election Resources

For the 2020 Presidential Election, every California voter with an active registration status will be sent a ballot in the mail, even if they did not request one, and they will have options for how to vote. Below you will find key dates and useful links to ensure you are prepared for the upcoming election. The following information is provided by Future of California Elections.

Key Dates

General Election Key Dates

  • Oct. 6, 2020: Mail-in voting begins. Ballot drop boxes open at select locations.
  • Oct. 13, 2020: Voters receive ballots in the mail.
  • Oct. 19, 2020: Last day to register to receive a mail-in ballot.
  • Oct. 24, 2020: Select locations open for early voting.
  • Oct. 27, 2020: Early voting officially begins.
  • Nov. 3, 2020: Election Day, and last day to vote!!

Useful Links


Ballot Tracking

Where to Vote

Voter Rights

Poll worker Information


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