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Vote by Mail FAQ

Published on: 8/5/2016 9:13 AM
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Vote By Mail Frequently Asked Questions
Is it secure?
​Yes. The signature on the back of the return envelope is compared with the voter’s original signature on the registration form to ensure that an unauthorized person can not complete and return another voter’s ballot.
Do I have to mail it?
​No. You can deliver your ballot to the Registrar of Voters’ Office or place it in the white 24-hour drop box located near the flagpole. You can also take your ballot to any Santa Clara County polling place on Election Day or to any city hall before or on Election Day. Click here for a complete list of drop-off locations. 
Need to vote before Election Day?

​Voting is available to registered voters of Santa Clara County at the Registrar of Voters Office beginning 29 days prior to every election. Learn more here about Early Voting Center location and request for Vote by Mail.