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Returning Vote by Mail Ballots

Published on: 7/18/2016 4:14 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.  


August 16, 2016 Special Election - Ballot Drop-Off Sites 

BALLOT DROP-OFF SITES – July 18 - August 16 (Open During Business Hours Only)​

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

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

​ ​24-HOUR LIBRARY DROP-OFF SITES  – July 18 - August 16

Sunnyvale Public Library – Outside drop-box
665 W. Olive Avenue, Sunnyvale, CA 94086
​​​Drive-Thru Ballot Drop-Off Sites - Open Saturday, August 6 & 13, 10 am to 3 pm
  • Sunnyvale Public Library - 665 W. Olive Avenue, Sunnyvale, CA 94086


« Early Voting is also available Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., at the Registrar of Voters' Office beginning July 18, 2016 through Election Day - Open Saturday, August 6 & 13, 9 am to 3 pm​​​​​​​​​​​​​​