Approximately 450,000 vote-by-mail ballots will be mailed to voters starting Tuesday Oct. 9 for the presidential general election on Nov. 6. Ballots should arrive in mailboxes by the end of the week.
Voted ballots must be received by the Registrar of Voters office by 8 p.m. on Nov. 6 to be counted in the upcoming election.
Vote-by-mail ballots can be returned through the postal service or deposited in vote-by-mail drop-off boxes at participating city clerk offices and county-run libraries. Drop-off locations can be found on the registrar’s website at www.voteinfo.net.
A 24-hour drop box also is available outside the main entrance of the registrar’s office at 2724 Gateway Drive in Riverside. Vote-by-mail ballots may also be dropped off at any polling place within Riverside County before 8 p.m. on Election Day.
Voters have until Oct. 30 to request a vote-by-mail ballot by completing the request form on the back of their sample ballot or by using the application form on the Registrar of Voters’ website at www.voteinfo.net.
The forms may be returned by mail or facsimile to 951-486-7272.
Early voting at the Registrar of Voters office begins Tuesday (Oct. 9) and runs through Nov. 6. Early voting also will be offered Oct. 26 through Oct. 28 at the Galleria at Tyler, 1299 Galleria at Tyler in Riverside; Westfield Palm Desert, 72-840 Highway 111 in Palm Desert; and The Promenade in Temecula, 40820 Winchester Road.
*Contributed by Riverside County Registrar of Voters