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Returning Vote by Mail Ballots

Published on: 4/22/2016 3:58 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:



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


May 3, 2016 Special Mail Ballot Election - Ballot Drop-Off Sites 

BALLOT DROP-OFF SITES - Open during normal business hours beginning April 4, 2016 through Election Day​

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

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

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

Palo Alto City Hall
City Clerk Office
250 Hamiltion Ave
Palo Alto, CA 94301

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

​​Saratoga City Hall
City Clerk Office
13777 Fruitvale Ave
Saratoga, CA 95070

Saratoga Library

13650 Saratoga Ave
Saratoga, CA 95070

​​​Drive-Thru Ballot Drop-Off Sites - Open Saturday, April 23 & 30 2016, 10 am to 3 pm

    • ​​West Valley College - Main Entrance
    • 14000 Fruitvale Avenue, Saratoga, CA 95070


« Early Voting is also available Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., at the Registrar of Voters' Office beginning April 4, 2016 through Election Day - Open Saturday, April 23 & 30, 9 am to 3 pm