Who can vote by mail
Any registered voter in California may choose to vote by mail instead of going to the polls on election day. Registered voters may apply to receive a ballot in the mail for an upcoming election at any time. Request a ballot by mail
You can contact us for an application to vote by mail; or
If you vote for more candidates than allowed or if you vote both
Yes and No on a measure, your vote will not count for that candidate or
You do not have to vote on all contests. Those you do vote on will
Check both sides of your ballot for voting contests.
3. Sign and seal your ballot
After you have finished voting, complete the information on the
back of the envelope. This includes your physical address (not a PO Box)
Important! Sign the return envelope or your ballot cannot be counted.
4. Return your ballot in ONE of the following ways
ballot in person before Election Day.
it to the Inyo County elections office at 168 N. Edwards Street,
Independence CA 93526;
Make sure that you have the
correct postage on the envelope. Contact your local post office for
current rates. To make sure that your ballot is received on time, it must be postmarked on or before Election Day to be
Authorizea relative or person living in
your home to return your balloton your behalf;
Drop your ballot at any polling
place in Inyo Countyon Election Day.
Important! In order for your ballot to be counted, it MUST be SIGNED and either postmarked on or before Election Day or delivered in person to an election official by 8:00 pm on Election Day. After you return your ballot
When your ballot is received, your signature on the return envelope will be compared to the signature on your voter registration card.
Your ballot will then be separated from the envelope to protect your privacy.
All valid ballots are counted in every election in California, regardless of the outcome or closeness of any race.