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|Voting Options and Information for November 3, 2020|
In an effort to reduce the impact of the Coronavirus spread, the Solano County Registrar of Voters is preparing several voting options that voters should be aware of. Please check this site often as information will be updated closer to the election. Last updated September 25, 2020.
Vote by Mail ballots are mailed to voters:
Military/Overseas Voters - No later than Sept. 15th (mail and e-mail)
All other county Voters - Starting September 26th
Early Voting Starts - October 5
Registrar of Voters Office
675 Texas St. Suite 2600
Monday - Friday 8am to 5pm.
VIDEO: Check out the options you have for voting safely this Election Day
No Contact Voting:
As an option to in-person voting, all voters can vote without contact with our staff or office.
All voters will be mailed a vote-by-mail ballot for the November 3, 2020 election. Ballots will be automatically mailed starting September 26, and daily for requests made after September 28. Voters have the following options to return ballots:
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Starting October 5 (29 days) - 16 Drop-Off locations are available - click for location and hours (drop box is inside an office building).
| ||Curbside Drop-Off: |
Starting October 29 (5 days) - 10 Curbside drop-off locations are available - click for locations and hours. (stay in your car, hand ballot to pollworkers)
| ||Election Day Drop-Off: |
Election Day November 3 (1 day) - 100 poll place drop-off locations are available - click for locations - all locations are 7am to 8pm.
Your ballot packet will provide all the options for returning your vote by mail ballot. All postage is paid by the Registrar of Voters Office for voters mailing ballots back to our office. Voters do not have to vote this ballot, and can still choose to vote in-person using one of the options listed below. Other alternatives include:
Alternatively voters can Download a Ballot print your ballot at home, and mail it, fax it, or drop it off at a drop-off location. This service is available to any voter without a special request and can be used up to and including on election day provided the ballot is returned to us post-marked by election day.
If you change your mind, you can still vote at your assigned polling place on Election Day.
Verification of Post Office Commitment to Ballot Delivery
Limited Contact Voting:
| || At your assigned poll place, all voters can request to vote "Curb-Side" from the comfort of your vehicle. Look for the blue cone outside of your polling place, and call the number listed on the cone. Pollworkers will come out to your car with your ballot and will securely deposit it for you. |
| ||This same curb-side option is available if you want to drop off your vote by mail ballot. It may be preferable for you to remain in your vehicle and we support that option. |
| ||Traditional poll place voting will be available in November. Your assigned location will be provided in the mail towards the end of September. Depending on health issues, the number of locations may need to be reduced in November, which may cause for additional time to vote. |
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Pollworkers and Staff:
All poll workers will be required to wear masks and shields, additionally the Registrar of Voters will provide gloves, hand sanitizer, and disinfecting wipes. Pollworkers will be trained on the proper use of this equipment and how to follow the procedures outlined for each workspace.
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Voters will be required to wear face coverings per the state law requiring such in public places. Face coverings will be provided to any voter needing one. Hand Sanitizer and disposable pens will be provided to all voters as well. Voters without face coverings will be encouraged to vote from the safety of their vehicles, or when the pollworkers can clear the area for the safety of other voters.
We encourage all citizens to follow the mandated health requirements to help protect our staff and community partners. Without our staff and volunteers we cannot successfully execute an election! Please help us minimize the risk to those helping to administer your voting rights!
Update Your Signature
| ||All vote by mail ballots are to be signed by the voter. This signature must match your signature used when you registered to vote. If you would like to update your signature, |
|Please fill out this form, and return it to our office. We will update your signature based on the information provided. |
| ||Starting October 26th, voters who are home bound/hospital bound or with other issues may contact us for assistance picking up and delivering your vote by mail ballot. |
|Need additional options or help? Call our office during business hours - (707) 784-6675, or send an e-mail to: [email protected]. |
All Election and voter services are available by phone or online:
707-784-6675; or [email protected]
To visit us in-person, please: Request an appointment