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Returning Vote by Mail Ballots

Published on: 3/1/2018 2:03 PM


​​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.   



May 2, 2017 Special Mail Ballot Election - Ballot Drop-Off Sites 
BALLOT DROP-OFF SITES Open during normal business hours beginning April 3, 2017 through Election Day
Santa Clara County Government Center – 1st Floor
70 W. Hedding Street, San Jose, CA 95110
Mountain View City Hall
500 Castro Street, Mountain View, CA 94041
Los Gatos Town Hall – City Clerk Office
110 E. Main Street, Los Gatos, CA 95030
Mountain View Public Library – Outside drop-box (available 24 hours)
585 Franklin Street, Mountain View, CA 94041
Los Gatos Library – Outside drop-box (available 24 hours)
100 Villa Avenue, Los Gatos, CA 95030

« Early Voting is available Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., at the Registrar of Voters' Office beginning April 3, 2017 through Election Day – Open Saturdays April 15, 22 & 29 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

NOTE:  This is a special election for the Los Gatos Union and Mountain View Whisman School Districts. Only voters registered in these districts are eligible to cast a ballot. Look up your districts.
Early Voting at the Registrar of Voters' Office
Day(s) Date(s)​ Hours​
​Monday - Friday​ ​April 3 - May 1 ​8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
​Saturday ​April 15 ​9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
​Saturday ​April 22 ​9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
​Saturday ​April 29 ​9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Tuesday​ May 2 (Election Day) 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.​