California has a universal vote-by-mail law which is now permanent, meaning all voters will receive a ballot in the mail in all current and future elections, by default.
Mail-in ballots come with prepaid postage, and can be returned via the U.S. Postal Service or in an official ballot drop box.
The Alameda County Registrar of Voters will be mailing every registered voter a Vote by Mail Ballot. You will also have the option to vote in person.
Mail-In Ballots can be submitted 4 different ways:
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