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Returning Vote by Mail Ballots

Published on: 5/10/2016 9:35 AM


​​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.


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.  


June 7, 2016 Primary Election - Ballot Drop-Off Sites 

BALLOT DROP-OFF SITESMay 9 - June 7 (Open During Business Hours Only)​

Santa Clara County Government Center
1st Floor
70 W. Hedding St.
San Jose, CA 95110

Campbell City Hall
City Clerk Office
70 N. First Street
Campbell, CA 95008

Cupertino City Hall
City Clerk Office
10300 Torre Avenue
Cupertino, CA 95014

Gilroy City Hall
City Clerk Office
7351 Rosanna Street
Gilroy, CA 95020

Los Altos City Hall
City Clerk Office
1 N. San Antonio Road
Los Altos, CA 94022

Los Altos Hills Town Hall
City Clerk Office
26379 Fremont Road
Los Altos Hills, CA 94022

Los Gatos Town Hall
City Clerk Office
110 E. Main Street
Los Gatos, CA 95030

Milpitas City Hall
City Clerk Office
455 E. Calaveras Boulevard
Milpitas, CA 95035 

Monte Sereno City Hall
City Clerk Office
18041 Saratoga-Los Gatos Road
Monte Sereno, CA 95030 

Morgan Hill City Hall
City Clerk Office
17575 Peak Avenue
Morgan Hill, CA 95037

Mountain View City Hall
City Clerk Office
500 Castro Street
Mountain View, CA 94041

Palo Alto City Hall
City Clerk Office
250 Hamilton Avenue
Palo Alto, CA 94301

San Jose City Hall
City Clerk Office - T14 Floor
200 E. Santa Clara Street
San Jose, CA 95113

Santa Clara City Hall
City Clerk Office
1500 Warburton Avenue
Santa Clara, CA 95050 

Saratoga City Hall
City Clerk Office
13777 Fruitvale Avenue
Saratoga, CA 95070

Sunnyvale City Hall
City Finance Office
650 W. Olive Avenue
Sunnyvale, CA 94086

Available 24 hours a day, from May 9 until 8 p.m. on Election Day

San Jose State University
(at Clark Hall Bldg. & The Villages)
1 Washington Square, San Jose, CA 95112

De Anza College
(at Main Quad near the Flag Pole)
21250 Stevens Creek Boulevard, Cupertino, CA 95014

Evergreen Valley College
(at Cafeteria located in Gullo 1)
3095 Yerba Buena Road, San Jose, CA 95135

Foothill College
(at Bldg.1900/Administration near Flag Pole)
12345 El Monte Road, Los Altos Hills, CA 94022

West  Valley College
(at Admissions near the Flag Pole)
14000 Fruitvale Avenue, Saratoga, CA 95070

Gavilan College
(at Student Center)
5055 Santa Teresa Boulevard, Gilroy, CA 95020

Mission College
(Drop off/Pick-up Loop)
3000 Mission College Boulevard, Santa Clara, CA 95054 

San Jose City College
(at Student Center)
2100 Moorpark Avenue, San Jose, CA 95128

LIBRARY DROP-OFF SITES  – May 9 - June 7 (Open During Business Hours Only)​

Martin Luther King Library – Inside drop-box
150 E. San Fernando Street, San Jose, CA 95112

Rose Garden Library – Inside drop-box
1580 Naglee Avenue, San Jose, CA 95126

Mitchell Park Library – Inside drop-box
3700 Middlefield Road, Palo Alto, CA 94303

​ ​24-HOUR LIBRARY DROP-OFF SITES  – May 9 - June 7

Berryessa Library – Outside drop-box
3355 Noble Avenue, San Jose, CA 95132​
Campbell Library – Outside drop-box
77 Harrison Avenue, Campbell, CA 95008
Central Park Library – Outside drop-box
2635 Homestead Road, Santa Clara, CA 95051
Cupertino Library – Outside drop-box
10800 Torre Avenue, Cupertino, CA 95014
Gilroy Library – Outside drop-box
350 W. Sixth Street, Gilroy, CA 95020
Los Altos Library – Outside drop-box
13 South San Antonio Road, Los Altos, CA 94022
Los Gatos Library – Outside drop-box
100 Villa Avenue, Los Gatos, CA 95030
Milpitas Library – Outside drop-box
160 North Main Street, Milpitas, CA 95035
Mountain View Public Library –Outside drop-box
585 Franklin Street, Mountain View, CA 94041
Morgan Hill Library – Outside drop-box
660 West Main Avenue, Morgan Hill, CA 95037
Pearl Avenue Library – Outside drop-box
4270 Pearl Avenue, San Jose, CA  95136
Saratoga Library – Outside drop-box
13650 Saratoga Avenue, Saratoga, CA 95070
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, May 28-29 & June 4-5, 10 am to 3 pm
  • Curtner LRT Station - Canoas Garden Avenue at Curtner Avenue, San Jose, CA 95125
  • Hostetter LRT Station - Capitol Avenue at Camino del Rey, San Jose, CA 95132
  • Mayfield Soccer Complex - Page Mill Road at El Camino Real, Palo Alto, CA 94304
  • Morgan Hill Transit Center - Main Avenue at Hale Avenue, Morgan Hill, CA 95037
  • Westgate Shopping Center (Back lot near Hamilton Avenue) - 1600 Saratoga Avenue, San Jose, CA 95129


« Early Voting is also available Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., at the Registrar of Voters' Office beginning May 9, 2016 through Election Day - Open Saturday & Sunday, May 28-29 & June 4-5, 9 am to 3 pm​​​​​​​​​​​​​​