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November 3, 2015 Consolidated Election
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Get Ready to Vote
Published on: 7/10/2015 4:44 PM
Follow these steps
before Election Day
to make your vote count!
1. Register to Vote (or Update Your Registration)
California Online Voter Registration
system to register (or-register) to vote.
Check if you are Registered to Vote in Santa Clara County.
The deadline to register to vote is
15 days before Election Day.
To change your name or political party, you need to
re-register to vote
To change your address or preferred language, complete a
Voter Action Request Form
Get more information about Updating your Voter Registration.
2. Read Your Sample Ballot & Voter Information Pamphlet
Voter Information Pamphlet
Learn about the Candidates & Measures on your ballot.
Read the voting instructions -
how to mark & cast your ballot
Use the Sample Ballot pages to mark your choices, then bring it to the polls to help you mark your official ballot.
3. Know Your Options
Find your assigned
Polling Place Location
. The polls are open 7 am to 8 pm on Election Day.
Request a Vote by Mail ballot
. Ballots are mailed 29 days before the election. The deadline to request a ballot by mail is 7 days before the election.
Vote by Mail ballot drop-off site
. Some locations are available at night and on the weekend.
Cast your ballot at an
Early Voting location
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