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Returning Vote by Mail Ballots

Published on: 9/15/2016 11:11 AM
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​​Sign Your Envelope

Don't forget to sign your envelope!
 

 

​Sign your name by the red X, and then print your address and the date on the back of the return envelope. 
If your signature is missing or does not match your voter registration card, your ballot cannot be counted.

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Return Your Ballot on Time

 

 

 

By Mail

Ballots returned by mail must be postmarked on or before Election Day AND must be received no later than three days after Election Day.

NO POSTAGE REQUIRED!  All Vote by Mail return envelopes are now postage paid. You do not need to use a postage stamp if you are returning your ballot by mail in the return envelope.    

In Person

Ballots that are returned in-person must be received by 8 pm on Election Day

Ballots can be returned at: 

 

Unsigned Ballot Statement Form

If you forgot to sign your returned VBM envelope, access the "Unsigned Ballot Statement Form" in English, Spanish, Chinese, Tagalog and Vietnamese.  

 

November 8, 2016 Presidential General Election - Ballot Drop-Off Sites 

BALLOT DROP-OFF SITES – October 11 - November 8 (Open During Business Hours Only)​

Santa Clara County Government Center – 1st Floor
70 W. Hedding Street, San Jose, CA 95110
Monte Sereno City Hall – City Clerk Office
18041 Saratoga-Los Gatos Road, Monte Sereno, CA 95030
Campbell City Hall – City Clerk Office
70 N. First Street, Campbell, CA 95008
​Morgan Hill City Hall – City Clerk Office
17575 Peak Avenue, Morgan Hill, CA 95037
Cupertino City Hall – City Clerk Office
10300 Torre Avenue, Cupertino, CA 95014
Mountain View City Hall – City Clerk Office
500 Castro Street, Mountain View, CA 94041
Gilroy City Hall – City Clerk Office
7351 Rosanna Street, Gilroy, CA 95020
Palo Alto City Hall – City Clerk Office
250 Hamilton Avenue, Palo Alto, CA 94301
Los Altos City Hall – City Clerk Office
1 N. San Antonio Road, Los Altos, CA 94022
San Jose City Hall – City Clerk Office
200 E. Santa Clara Street, T14 Floor, San Jose, CA 95113
​Los Altos Hills Town Hall – City Clerk Office
26379 Fremont Road, Los Altos Hills, CA 94022
​Santa Clara City Hall – City Clerk Office
1500 Warburton Avenue, Santa Clara, CA 95050
​Los Gatos Town Hall – City Clerk Office
110 E. Main Street, Los Gatos, CA 95030
Saratoga City Hall – City Clerk Office
13777 Fruitvale Avenue, Saratoga, CA 95070
Milpitas City Hall – City Clerk Office
455 E. Calaveras Boulevard, Milpitas, CA 95035
Sunnyvale City Hall – City Finance Office
650 W. Olive Avenue, Sunnyvale, CA 94086
CAMPUS DROP-OFF SITES
Available 24 hours a day, October 11 until 8 p.m. on Election Day
 
San Jose State University (at Clark Hall Bldg. & The Villages)
1 Washington Square, San Jose, CA 95112​
West  Valley College (at Admissions near the Flag Pole)
14000 Fruitvale Avenue, Saratoga, CA 95070
De Anza College (at Main Quad near the Flag Pole)
21250 Stevens Creek Boulevard, Cupertino, CA 95014
Gavilan College (at Student Center)
5055 Santa Teresa Boulevard, Gilroy, CA 95020
Evergreen Valley College (at Cafeteria located in Gullo 1)
3095 Yerba Buena Road, San Jose, CA 95135
​Mission College (Drop off/Pick-up Loop)
3000 Mission College Boulevard, Santa Clara, CA 95054
​Foothill College (at Bldg.1900/Administration near Flag Pole)
12345 El Monte Road, Los Altos Hills, CA 94022
San Jose City College (at Student Center)
2100 Moorpark Avenue, San Jose, CA 95128
Santa Clara University (at Benson Memorial Center)
500 El Camino Real, Santa Clara, CA 95053​ ​

 LIBRARY DROP-OFF SITES  – October 11 - November 8 (Open During Business Hours Only)

Martin Luther King Library – Inside drop-box
150 E. San Fernando Street, San Jose, CA 95112
Mitchell Park Library – Inside drop-box
3700 Middlefield Road, Palo Alto, CA 94303
​ ​Rose Garden Library – Inside drop-box
1580 Naglee Avenue, San Jose, CA 95126

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24-HOUR LIBRARY DROP-OFF SITES  – October 11 - until 8 p.m. on Election Day

​Berryessa Library – Outside drop-box
3355 Noble Avenue, San Jose, CA 95132
Milpitas Library – Outside drop-box
160 North Main Street, Milpitas, CA 95035
Campbell Library – Outside drop-box
77 Harrison Avenue, Campbell, CA 95008
Mountain View Public Library – Outside drop-box
585 Franklin Street, Mountain View, CA 94041
​Central Park Library – Outside drop-box
2635 Homestead Road, Santa Clara, CA 95051
Morgan Hill Library – Outside drop-box
660 West Main Avenue, Morgan Hill, CA 95037
​Cupertino Library – Outside drop-box
10800 Torre Avenue, Cupertino, CA 95014
Pearl Avenue Library – Outside drop-box
4270 Pearl Avenue, San Jose, CA  95136
Gilroy Library – Outside drop-box
350 W. Sixth Street, Gilroy, CA 95020
Saratoga Library – Outside drop-box
13650 Saratoga Avenue, Saratoga, CA 95070
Los Altos Library – Outside drop-box
13 South San Antonio Road, Los Altos, CA 94022
Sunnyvale Library – Outside drop-box
665 W. Olive Avenue, Sunnyvale, CA 94086
​Los Gatos Library – Outside drop-box
100 Villa Avenue, Los Gatos, CA 95030
Tully Community Library – Outside drop-box
880 Tully Road, San Jose, CA 95111
​Woodland Branch Library – Outside drop-box
1975 Grant Road, Los Altos, CA 94024

 

DRIVE-THRU BALLOT DROP-OFF SITES - Open Saturday & Sunday, October 29 & 30, & November 5 & 6, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

​Curtner LRT Station
Canoas Garden Avenue at Curtner Avenue, San Jose, CA 95125
Morgan Hill Transit Center
Main Avenue at Hale Avenue, Morgan Hill, CA 95037
​Hostetter LRT Station
Capitol Avenue at Camino del Rey, San Jose, CA 95132
Westgate Shopping Center (Back lot near Hamilton Avenue)
1600 Saratoga Avenue, San Jose, CA 95129
​Mayfield Soccer Complex
Page Mill Road at El Camino Real, Palo Alto, CA 94304
​Please visit www.sccvote.org for the most current information regarding Drop-Off Sites.

 

EARLY VOTING

Early Voting is open to all registered voters in Santa Clara County. Any voter can go to any Early Voting Center location.

 

​Early Voting at the Registrar of Voters' Office

1555 Berger Drive, Building 2, San Jose, CA 95112​

​Day(s) ​Date(s) Hours​​
​Monday – Friday ​October 11 - November 7 ​8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Saturday​ ​October 29 ​9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Sunday​ ​October 30 ​​9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Saturday​ ​November 5 ​9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Sunday​ ​November 6 ​9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Tuesday​ ​November 8 (Election Day) ​7 a.m. to 8 p.m.
 

 

Early Voting Centers:
 
RINCONADA LIBRARY
1213 Newell Road, Palo Alto, CA 94303
 
WHEELER COMMUNITY ROOM
250 W. Sixth Street, Gilroy, CA 95020
 
SANTA CLARA CITY LIBRARY
2635 Homestead Road, Santa Clara, CA 95051
 
JOYCE ELLINGTON BRANCH LIBRARY
491 E. Empire Street, San Jose, CA 95112
 
SAN JOSE PUBLIC LIBRARY-EDUCATION PARK BRANCH
1772 Educational Park Drive, San Jose, CA 95133​
 
​Day(s) ​Date(s) ​​​​Hours
​Saturday - Sunday ​October 29 - October 30 ​12 p.m. to 5 p.m.
​Saturday - Sunday ​November 5 - November 6 ​12 p.m. to 5 p.m.