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Voting Guide: 2020 Elections

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HOW TO VOTE, LOCAL ELECTIONS, AND OTHER CIVIC RESOURCES

BY MONDAY, OCTOBER 19TH, 2020

Eligible voters in Los Angeles County can register online at LAVote.net

Your registration must be submitted electronically no later than October 19th, 2020, to be mailed a "Vote by Mail" ballot. 

You can also register by returning a paper form by mail. Registration forms are available at most government offices, including the Registrar Headquarters in Norwalk, DMV, and the U.S. Post Office.

For voters outside of Los Angeles County, please check vote.gov

VOTING BY MAIL IN LOS ANGELES COUNTRY

How to Return your Ballot

There are multiple options on how to return your ballot:

If your ballot is postmarked by Election Day and received within 17 days by our Department we will process, verify, and count that ballot.

How to Track Your Ballot

Receive personalized text messages, emails, and/or automated voice messages on your Vote by Mail ballot by subscribing to Where's My Ballot. This is a free service available to all registered voters that give you updated information on where your ballot is and when you can expect to receive it.

SUBSCRIBE TO WHERE'S MY BALLOT

Check if Your Ballot was Received and Counted

Voters can confirm that their ballot was received and tallied through the Vote by Mail Status Tool

Request a Ballot in a Different Language

L.A. County provides full language service and/or assistance in up to 18 multilingual languages.

To request your ballot or election materials in another language please call our Multilingual Services Section at 800-815-2666, option 3.

VOTING IN PERSON

2020 General Election: LA County

FIND A VOTE CENTER

Vote Center Days and Hours

Voters can safely vote in-person at any Vote Center in the County. Select Vote Centers will be available beginning Saturday, October 24. All Vote Centers will be available beginning Friday, October 30.

Vote Centers will be open every day from 10 AM to 7 PM during the early voting period. On Election Day Vote Centers will be open from 7 AM to 8 PM.

Early Voting at the Registrar's Headquarters

Voting early at the Registrar's headquarters will start on October 5, 2020 on the third floor. Please practice health and safety guidelines when voting.

If you have any questions or need assistance in voting early please call our office at 1-800-815-2666 or email voterinfo@rrcc.lacounty.gov.

ADDRESS:

                12400 Imperial Highway

                Norwalk, CA 90650

DIRECTIONS:

Norwalk headquarters is located on the corner of Imperial Highway and Volunteer Ave. Click here for a map.

HOURS:

  • Monday - Friday: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Every 3rd Thursday of the Month: 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. (in Norwalk office only)

HOW TO VOTE ON THE NEW BALLOT MARKING DEVICE

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