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Returning Vote by Mail Ballots

Published on: 11/15/2018 9:48 AM
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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.

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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.   

UPDATE: For the November 6, 2018 election, completed Unsigned Ballot Statement Forms will be accepted through December 4, 2018.

 

 

 
November 6, 2018 General Election
 
 
BALLOT DROP-OFF SITES – October 9 - November 6 (Open During Business Hours Only)
 
Santa Clara County Government Center – 1st Floor
70 W. Hedding Street, San Jose, CA 95110
Monte Sereno City Hall – City Clerk Office
18041 Saratoga-Los Gatos Road, Monte Sereno, CA 95030
Campbell City Hall – City Clerk Office
70 N. First Street, Campbell, CA 95008
Morgan Hill City Hall – City Clerk Office
17575 Peak Avenue, Morgan Hill, CA 95037
Cupertino City Hall – City Clerk Office
10300 Torre Avenue, Cupertino, CA 95014
 
Mountain View City Hall – City Clerk Office
500 Castro Street, Mountain View, CA 94041​
​Gilroy City Hall – City Clerk Office
7351 Rosanna Street, Gilroy, CA 95020 
Palo Alto City Hall – City Clerk Office
250 Hamilton Avenue, Palo Alto, CA 94301
​Los Altos City Hall – City Clerk Office
1 N. San Antonio Road, Los Altos, CA 94022
San Jose City Hall – City Clerk Office
200 E. Santa Clara Street, T14 Floor, San Jose, CA 95113
Los Altos Hills Town Hall – City Clerk Office
26379 Fremont Road, Los Altos Hills, CA 94022
​Santa Clara City Hall – City Clerk Office
1500 Warburton Avenue, Santa Clara, CA 95050
​Los Gatos Town Hall – City Clerk Office
110 E. Main Street, Los Gatos, CA 95030
Saratoga City Hall – City Clerk Office
13777 Fruitvale Avenue, Saratoga, CA 95070
​Milpitas City Hall – 1st Floor
455 E. Calaveras Boulevard, Milpitas, CA 95035
Sunnyvale City Hall – City Finance Office
650 W. Olive Avenue, Sunnyvale, CA 94086
   
 

 

CAMPUS DROP-OFF SITES

Available 24 hours a day, from October 9 until 8 p.m. on Election Day

​San Jose State University (at Clark Hall Bldg. & The Villages)
1 Washington Square, San Jose, CA 95112
Gavilan College (at Student Center)
5055 Santa Teresa Boulevard, Gilroy, CA 95020​
De Anza College (at Main Quad near the Flag Pole)
21250 Stevens Creek Boulevard, Cupertino, CA 95014​
​Mission College (Drop off/Pick-up Loop)
3000 Mission College Boulevard, Santa Clara, CA 95054
​Evergreen Valley College (at Cafeteria located in Gullo 1)
3095 Yerba Buena Road, San Jose, CA 95135
​San Jose City College (at Student Center)
2100 Moorpark Avenue, San Jose, CA 95128
Foothill College (at Bldg.1900/Administration near Flag Pole)
12345 El Monte Road, Los Altos Hills, CA 94022​
​West  Valley College (at Fox Center)
14000 Fruitvale Avenue, Saratoga, CA 95070
 
 

LIBRARY DROP-OFF SITES  –  October 9 - November 6 (Open During Business Hours Only)

Martin Luther King Library – Inside drop-box
150 E. San Fernando Street, San Jose, CA 95112
​Rose Garden Library – Inside drop-box
1580 Naglee Avenue, San Jose, CA 95126​
  
 

24-HOUR LIBRARY DROP-OFF SITES  –   October 9 - November 6 until 8 p.m. on Election Day

Berryessa Library – Outside drop-box
3355 Noble Avenue, San Jose, CA 95132​
Mountain View Public Library – Outside drop-box
585 Franklin Street, Mountain View, CA 94041
​Campbell Library – Outside drop-box
77 Harrison Avenue, Campbell, CA 95008
Pearl Avenue Library – Outside drop-box
4270 Pearl Avenue, San Jose, CA  95136
​Central Park Library – Outside drop-box
2635 Homestead Road, Santa Clara, CA 95051
​Rinconada Library – Outside drop-box
1213 Newell Road, Palo Alto, CA 94303
​Cupertino Library – Outside drop-box
10800 Torre Avenue, Cupertino, CA 95014
​Santa Clara County Superior Court – Outside drop-box
191 N. First Street, San Jose, CA 95113
​Gilroy Library – Outside drop-box
350 W. Sixth Street, Gilroy, CA 95020
​Santa Clara Traffic Court – Outside drop-box
1095 Homestead Road, Santa Clara, CA 95050
​Los Altos Library – Outside drop-box
13 South San Antonio Road, Los Altos, CA 94022 
Saratoga Library – Outside drop-box
13650 Saratoga Avenue, Saratoga, CA 95070
Los Gatos Library – Outside drop-box
100 Villa Avenue, Los Gatos, CA 95030​
Sunnyvale Public Library - Outside drop-box
665 W. Olive Avenue, Sunnyvale, CA 94086

Milpitas Library – Outside drop-box
160 North Main Street, Milpitas, CA 95035

Tully Community Library – Outside drop-box
880 Tully Road, San Jose, CA 95111
Mitchell Park Library – Outside drop-box
3700 Middlefield Road, Palo Alto, CA 94303
Valley Medical Center -Valley Specialty Center – Outside drop-box
751 S. Bascom Avenue, San Jose, CA 95128
Morgan Hill Library – Outside drop-box
660 West Main Avenue, Morgan Hill, CA 95037
Woodland Branch Library – Outside drop-box
1975 Grant Road, Los Altos, CA 94024
 
 
EARLY VOTING
 
 
EARLY VOTING CENTERS - Available to all registered voters to cast your ballot early!
 
REGISTRAR OF VOTERS’ OFFICE
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 October 9 - November 5, 2018. Tuesday (November 6, 2018 – Election Day), 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Open Saturday & Sunday, October 27 & 28 and November 3 & 4, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
 
Open October 27 – November 5, 2018
 
CAMBRIAN BRANCH LIBRARY
Voting Hours:  10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
JOYCE ELLINGTON BRANCH LIBRARY
491 East Empire Street, San Jose, CA 95112
Voting Hours:  10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Voting Hours:  10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
MORGAN HILL CITY HALL-COUNCIL CHAMBERS
Voting Hours: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
RINCONADA LIBRARY
Voting Hours:  10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
SANTA CLARA CITY CENTRAL PARK LIBRARY
Voting Hours:  10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
WILLEY CULTURAL CENTER
Voting Hours: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Your voted ballot MUST be returned by 8 p.m. on Election Day OR postmarked on or before Election Day and received no later than three days after Election Day.
Deliver or mail your ballot early, so it can be in the first Election Night Results!
 
 

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