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Vote by Mail Information

Are you registered to vote by mail? Check your mailbox this week for your mail-in ballots for the upcoming March 3 election.

Register to Vote

Before you may request a vote-by-mail ballot, you must be a registered voter. If you believe you are already registered, you can verify your registration online with our “My Voter Status” tool.

If you are not already registered, you can register online at RegisterToVote.ca.gov. As part of registering to vote, you are given the option to become a “permanent vote-by-mail voter,” which means you would automatically receive a ballot in the mail before each election.

Apply to Vote By Mail

Registered voters may apply for a vote-by-mail ballot for an upcoming election at any time.

Apply by Mail

If you apply by mail, your application must be received no later than 7 days before Election Day.

Election Date Last day to apply for a vote-by-mail ballot by mail
March 3, 2020

February 25, 2020

Voting by Mail In Los Angeles County

All registered voters in Los Angeles County have the option to vote by mail. Vote by Mail (VBM) ballots begin being mailed 29 days before Election Day.

If your ballot is postmarked by Election Day and received within three (3) days by our Department we will process, verify and count that ballot (California Senate Bill 29).

How to Return Your Ballot

Voters have several options on how to return their ballot:

  • By mail, remember no postage is necessary
  • In person at any Vote by Mail drop box location
  • At any Vote Center in L.A. County

Nearest Vote by Mail Drop Box Locations for Duarte Voters

Learn more by visiting: https://www.sos.ca.gov/elections/voter-registration/vote-mail/ and https://www.lavote.net/home/voting-elections/voting-options/vote-by-mail/apply-to-vote-by-mail.