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Returning Vote by Mail Ballots

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:

Unsign​​ed​​Ballot Statement Form and Signature Verification Statement form​

If you returned without the required voter signature on the Vote by Mail ballot return envelope, click the "Unsigned Ballot Statement Form" in English, Spanish, Chinese, Tagalog and Vietnamese.

If the signature of a Vote by Mail ballot return envelope does not match ROV records, click the “Signature Verification Statement From” in English, Spanish, Chinese, Tagalog​and Vietnamese​.


May 7, 2019 Special Election

 BALLOT DR​OP-O​FF SITES – Ap​ril 8 - May 7 (Open During Business Hours Only)​
Santa Clara Count​y Government Center – 1st Floor​
70 W. Hedding Street, San Jose, CA 95110

Saratoga City Hall
13777 Fruitvale Ave, Saratoga, CA 95070

24-HO​UR LIBRARY DR​OP-OFF SITES  –   April 8 - May 7 until 8 p.m. on Election Day​​​

​Saratoga Library – Outside drop-box
13650 Saratoga Avenue, Saratoga, CA 95070​

Please visit​​ for the most current information regarding Ballot Drop-Off Sites.

1555 Berger Drive, Building 2, San Jose, CA 95112
Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., at the Registrar of Voters’ Office beginning April 8 - May 6, 2019. Tuesday (May 7, 2019 – Election Day), 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Open Saturday, April 27 & May 4 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Last updated: 4/4/2019 4:19 PM